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PAULA BENSON Form ANDY ALT­MANN Why Not As­so­ciates

Andy grad­u­ated in graphic de­sign from the Royal Col­lege of Art in 1987 and co-founded Why Not As­so­ciates with fel­low grad­u­ates David El­lis and Howard Green­halgh. The mul­ti­dis­ci­plinary stu­dio has gained an in­ter­na­tional rep­u­ta­tion for its cre­ativ­ity and ex­per­i­men­tal ap­proach. www.whyno­tas­so­ci­

BRO­GEN AVER­ILL Bro­gen Aver­ill Stu­dio

Bro­gen’s port­fo­lio com­prises as­sign­ments for in­ter­na­tional brands as well as a se­lec­tion of niche de­sign projects. “We cre­ate con­cept lead de­sign,” he says, “in­ves­ti­gat­ing re­quire­ments and trans­lat­ing them into so­lu­tions that are in­tel­li­gent, cre­atively in­spir­ing and dif­fer­ent.” www.bro­ge­naver­ Paula co-founded Lon­don-based graphic de­sign and brand­ing agency Form in 1991 with part­ner Paul West. Spe­cial­is­ing in strat­egy, art di­rec­tion, graphic de­sign and brand­ing with a par­tic­u­lar un­der­stand­ing of con­tem­po­rary cul­ture, she has worked with clients from Depeche Mode to Adi­das.

ESTE­BAN DIá­CONO Mo­tion de­signer

Buenos Aires-based Este­ban stud­ied graphic de­sign be­fore teach­ing him­self 3ds Max and Af­ter Ef­fects. He worked at var­i­ous Ar­gen­tinian stu­dios, be­fore shoot­ing to in­ter­na­tional ac­claim with his mu­sic video for Óla­fur Ar­nalds’ Ljó­sio. He now free­lances for clients around the world.­te­ban­di­a­

ANA­GRAMA Full team

Based in Mex­ico, world-renowned Ana­grama’s ser­vices span the full width of the brand­ing spec­trum from lo­go­type to pe­riph­er­als. The firm’s ap­proach is a mix­ture of de­sign bou­tique and busi­ness con­sul­tancy, bal­anc­ing cre­ativ­ity and at­ten­tion to de­tail with busi­ness acu­men. www.ana­

AN­DERS BAKKEN Graphic de­signer

Oslo-based free­lance graphic de­signer An­ders grad­u­ated from Mel­bourne’s Royal Mel­bourne In­sti­tute of Tech­nol­ogy (pop­u­larly known as RMIT Univer­sity) with a de­gree in com­mu­ni­ca­tion de­sign in 2012. He’s cur­rently launch­ing a de­sign stu­dio, Ten­nis, with two for­mer co-stu­dents.­der­s­

BEN BOS Graphic de­signer

A specialist in cor­po­rate iden­tity, leg­endary Dutch de­signer Ben was a de­signer and con­sul­tant for Ahrend for 50 years and the first em­ployee of To­tal De­sign in 1963, be­com­ing a cre­ative di­rec­tor. He’s won nu­mer­ous in­ter­na­tional prizes and is an hon­orary mem­ber of the As­so­ci­a­tion of Dutch De­sign­ers (BNO).

BRUCE DUCK­WORTH Turner Duck­worth

CEO at the Lon­don of­fice, Bruce started Turner Duck­worth in 1992 with David Turner, and has won over 250 de­sign awards in­clud­ing D&AD Yel­low Pen­cils, the in­au­gu­ral Cannes De­sign Lions Grand Prix and a Grammy. He reg­u­larly speaks at de­sign and mar­ket­ing con­fer­ences. www.turn­er­duck­

A PRAC­TICE FOR EV­ERY­DAY LIFE Kirsty Carter and Emma Thomas

Cre­at­ing a di­verse range of work in­clud­ing brand iden­ti­ties, art di­rec­tion, sig­nage, ex­hi­bi­tion de­sign, print and web­sites, this de­sign agency boasts the Ar­chi­tects’ Jour­nal, the Bri­tish Coun­cil, Phillips, Tate Mod­ern and Bri­tain, and the Vic­to­ria and Al­bert Mu­seum among its clients. “We in­ves­ti­gate, ex­plore and ex­per­i­ment to draw to­gether sto­ries that can trans­late and trans­form the or­di­nary into the ex­tra­or­di­nary,” says APFEL. “This ap­proach has al­ways led to in­spired de­sign so­lu­tions, and earned us a rep­u­ta­tion for craft­ing in­tel­li­gent, beau­ti­ful and in­no­va­tive work.” w w w.aprac­tice­for­ever


An­rick is an award­win­ning di­rec­tor who makes films and ads for the web, with a fo­cus on the in­ter­play be­tween nar­ra­tive and tech­nol­ogy. His work has been recog­nised by Adobe, FWA, Web­bys, Cannes Lions, SXSW, New Me­dia Film Fes­ti­val and D&AD, among oth­ers.

LIZA ENEBEIS Stu­dio Dum­bar

Liza is cre­ative di­rec­tor at Stu­dio Dum­bar, Rot­ter­dam, the iconic Dutch de­sign agency. She’s also co-founder and host of pod­cast sta­tion Typer­a­dio. The Royal Col­lege of Art grad­u­ate says the mix of ap­plied de­sign, re­search and strange ob­ser­va­tions keeps her happy work­ing in the field.


Pearlfisher A cham­pion of the art of brand de­sign and ad­vo­cate of the power of a good idea, Jonathan rep­re­sents Pearlfisher on the global busi­ness, in­no­va­tion, cre­ative and de­sign stages. He con­tin­u­ally ques­tions the world, in­spir­ing Pearlfisher to cre­ate de­sign that makes the fu­ture bet­ter.


Hugo & Marie Founded in 2008, this cre­ative agency spe­cialises in artist man­age­ment. Busi­ness di­rec­tor Jennifer han­dles the man­age­ment side, while cre­ative di­rec­tor Mario is a tal­ented il­lus­tra­tor in his own right, with clients in­clud­ing Nike and Dolce & Gab­bana. www.hugoand­


Full team This Berlin-based graphic de­sign stu­dio con­tin­u­ally strives to rein­vent the vis­ual lan­guage of con­tem­po­rary graphic de­sign and is an in­spi­ra­tion to budding young de­sign­ers. Founder Eike König is pro­fes­sor of Graphic De­sign and Il­lus­tra­tion at the HfG Univer­sity of Arts in Of­fen­bach, Ger­many.


Brand­width An ac­com­plished writer and pre­sen­ter, Dean is vice pres­i­dent at Brand­width In­no­va­tion Lab and for­mer vice pres­i­dent at the Char­tered So­ci­ety of De­sign­ers. His cur­rent remit is to “shape the fu­ture of mo­bile con­tent and de­liv­ery” for clients such as Lexus, Dis­ney, the BBC and Ap­ple. www.brand­


Graphic de­signer Orig­i­nally from Scot­land, Glenn runs a small col­lab­o­ra­tive de­sign stu­dio in Uetze, North­ern Ger­many, where he works with spe­cial­ists around the world in fields in­clud­ing print, pack­ag­ing and cor­po­rate de­sign, and web de­sign. He’s also co-founder of de­sign blog For­mFiftyFive. www.gar­


Firebelly Dawn founded Firebelly in 1999, a de­sign stu­dio com­mit­ted to so­cially re­spon­si­ble de­sign. She also co­or­di­nates the an­nual Grant for Good, a char­i­ta­ble award that sup­ports one non­profit or­gan­i­sa­tion each year. In 2002 Dawn launched the Firebelly Foun­da­tion and Firebelly Univer­sity.­bel­ly­de­


De­signer Al­bert worked for three years as a graphic de­signer at the Fun­dació An­toni Tàpies mu­seum in Barcelona. His last project was with Vi­cente Todolí for An­toni Tàpies’ ret­ro­spec­tive ex­hi­bi­tion. He’s started his own de­sign stu­dio, TwoS­ta­ples, which fo­cuses on pub­li­ca­tions, graphic de­sign and multimedia.­bert­


Leo Bur­nett In­dia

From Bol­ly­wood film bill­board pain­ter to na­tional cre­ative di­rec­tor of Leo Bur­nett In­dia, ‘Pops’ has won a bounty of in­ter­na­tional awards, in­clud­ing 22 Cannes Lions and a Grand Global at NYF. He’s known for his vi­sion, and in­sight­ful un­der­stand­ing of where brands are go­ing. w w w.leobur­


Frost* De­sign An ex­ec­u­tive com­mit­tee mem­ber of D&AD, a mem­ber of the AGI and an Hon­orary Fel­low of the ISTD, Vince be­came Pen­ta­gram Lon­don’s youngest as­so­ciate di­rec­tor in the early 90s be­fore set­ting up his own cre­ative ideas stu­dio, Frost* De­sign, which has grown to be­come one of the most recog­nised cre­ative agencies in the world. He’s re­ceived awards from the likes of D&AD, the New York So­ci­ety of Pub­li­ca­tion De­sign­ers and the New York and Tokyo Art Di­rec­tors’ Clubs. ”De­sign for de­sign’s sake does not con­cern us,” he says, “but mak­ing a dif­fer­ence does.” www.frost­de­


magCul­ture Jeremy Les­lie is a Lon­don-based cre­ative di­rec­tor spe­cial­is­ing in ed­i­to­rial de­sign. He first pro­duced a mu­sic fanzine in 1977 and then stud­ied graphic de­sign from 1979-84 at the Lon­don Col­lege of Print­ing. He’s art-di­rected week­lies and month­lies for the news­stand and spent the noughties as cre­ative di­rec­tor at John Brown Me­dia. He runs magCul­ture, pro­vid­ing con­sul­tancy and ad­vice to pub­lish­ers and other clients work­ing with con­tent for print and dig­i­tal me­dia. His new book, The Mod­ern Mag­a­zine, has just been pub­lished by Lau­rence King. www.magcul­


Pen­ta­gram This multi-faceted de­signer joined Pen­ta­gram’s New York of­fice as part­ner in 2010. Named one of Fast Com­pany’s 100 Most Cre­ative People in Busi­ness in 2012, his projects have in­cluded the de­sign of in­ter­ac­tive in­stal­la­tions, web­sites, user in­ter­faces and soft­ware, and brand iden­tity. www.pen­ta­


Allo­fUs Sanky co-founded Allo­fUs in 2003 and is one of three part­ners re­spon­si­ble for the cre­ative di­rec­tion of all its ma­jor projects. He’s a reg­u­lar speaker at de­sign con­fer­ences and has been a judge for the D&AD Awards, De­sign Week Awards, and Flash For­ward Awards, among oth­ers. www.allo­


BETC Lon­don Award-win­ning de­signer Louise has worked at leading Lon­don ad agencies BBH, M&C Saatchi, WCRS and JWT, across print, TV and dig­i­tal, and in 2011 was ap­pointed head of de­sign at BETC Lon­don. Louise is also a mem­ber of The Ty­po­graphic Cir­cle com­mit­tee and edi­tor of Cir­cu­lar mag.


Hel­loEn­joy Car­los Ul­loa is an in­ter­ac­tive de­signer and co-founder of Brighton-based Hel­loEn­joy, which makes 3D games, mu­sic vi­su­al­i­sa­tions and cre­ative apps for clients around the world. The stu­dio re­cently launched Hel­loRun, an HTML5 game with mu­sic by Du Tonc. www.hel­loen­


Full team The Ca­cao team spe­cialises in brand­ing and web de­sign. Founders Mauro Pa­s­tore, Alessan­dro Floridia and Masa Magnon’s con­stant de­sire for new chal­lenges gives them the abil­ity to re­late to com­pa­nies of all sizes. “When we put our minds to it we can cre­ate amaz­ing things,” they say.­caode­


Pen­ta­gram Paula has been a graphic de­signer for four decades, spend­ing nearly half that time as a part­ner at Pen­ta­gram’s New York of­fice. Her many awards in­clude the Beacon Award, a Chrysler De­sign Award, an AIGA Medal and the Type Di­rec­tors Club Medal. She also teaches iden­tity de­sign at New York’s SVA. www.pen­ta­



With skills in cre­at­ing, vi­su­al­is­ing and pro­to­typ­ing branded in­ter­ac­tive ex­pe­ri­ences, Shaun is a vis­ual user in­ter­face de­signer at dig­i­tal prod­uct and ser­vice de­sign stu­dio ustwo. His mis­sion is to cre­ate and de­sign in­tu­itive and in­no­va­tive in­ter­faces and ser­vices with clear value.


Karlsson­wilker Ger­man Jan Wilker co-founded New York based stu­dio karlsson­wilker with Ice­lander Hjalti Karls­son in 2000. Spe­cial­is­ing in brand­ing, en­vi­ron­men­tal de­sign, an­i­ma­tion and print for clients who ap­pre­ci­ate an in­no­va­tive ap­proach, they work for a mix of cul­tural and commercial clients. www.karlsson­


Fan­tasy In­ter­ac­tive Orig­i­nally from Am­s­ter­dam, Irene is the global di­rec­tor of UX and strat­egy at Fan­tasy In­ter­ac­tive in New York. Be­liev­ing in a holis­tic and col­lab­o­ra­tive ap­proach to prob­lem-solv­ing, she’s lead ini­tia­tives for Wa­, US­ATo­,,, Google, the BBC and Red­Bull, among oth­ers. Her FI projects have re­ceived FWAs, Web­bys, Cannes Lions and Euro­pean De­sign Awards, while her per­sonal projects have been dis­played in de­sign con­fer­ences and fes­ti­vals in Am­s­ter­dam, An­twerp, Paris, New York, Sin­ga­pore and Tegu­cigualpa.


Al­pha­bet­i­cal Bob is cre­ative part­ner at Al­pha­bet­i­cal, a Lon­don-based stu­dio fo­cus­ing on brand­ing and iden­tity de­sign, which he co-founded with Tommy Tay­lor. The duo say they picked the name be­cause “we love the aes­thet­ics of let­ter­forms, the words they cre­ate and the pic­tures they paint”. Al­pha­bet­i­cal’s de­sign phi­los­o­phy is sim­ple: the stu­dio works closely with its clients to cre­ate de­sign with char­ac­ter and rel­e­vance, ful­fill­ing briefs to the let­ter. This think­ing is ap­plied con­sis­tently across iden­tity, print, dig­i­tal, en­vi­ron­ment and pack­ag­ing de­sign.­pha­bet­i­cal­stu­

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