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APFEL

Kirsty Carter and Emma Thomas

Cre­at­ing a di­verse range of work in­clud­ing brand iden­ti­ties, art di­rec­tion, ex­hi­bi­tion de­sign, print and web­sites, APFEL boasts the Ar­chi­tects’ Jour­nal, the Bri­tish Coun­cil, Phillips, Tate Mod­ern and Bri­tain, and the Vic­to­ria and Al­bert Mu­seum among its clients. www.aprac­tice­forevery­daylife.com

APORVA BAXI

DixonBaxi

Aporva Baxi formed Lon­don-based mul­ti­dis­ci­plinary de­sign con­sul­tancy DixonBaxi with Si­mon Dixon. The com­pany man­ages the en­tire cre­ative process, from strat­egy to the ex­e­cu­tion of print, on­line and tele­vi­sion. They have pro­duced work for clients such as MTV, For­mula One, Vi­a­com and Sony. www.dixonbaxi.com

ANJA BAUER MINKARA

Bruketa&Žinić OM

Anja is a se­nior brand con­sul­tant at Bran­doc­tor, part of the Bruketa&Zinic OM group. The ad­ver­tis­ing agency now has of­fices in Vi­enna, Za­greb, Bel­grade and Baku, Azer­bai­jan, and has won over 400 in­ter­na­tional awards for cre­ativ­ity and ef­fi­ciency. www.bruketa-zinic.com

CON­NIE BIRD­SALL

Lip­pin­cott

Con­nie leads the de­sign prac­tice at Lip­pin­cott and is a mem­ber of the man­age­ment team. She has 20 years of ex­pe­ri­ence di­rect­ing and de­sign­ing global cor­po­rate and brand iden­tity, mar­ket­ing com­mu­ni­ca­tions, in­for­ma­tion de­sign and suc­cess­ful brand man­age­ment. w w w.lip­pin­cott.com

DAR­REN BOWLES

Mov­ing Brands

Dar­ren is the ex­ec­u­tive cre­ative di­rec­tor at Mov­ing Brands, re­spon­si­ble for the global cre­ative out­put of the busi­ness. He has worked across mul­ti­dis­ci­plinary projects for Vir­gin, Bar­clays, Ap­ple, Coca Cola, Ar­ca­dia and The Royal Mars­den, and led the award­win­ning re­brand of Swiss­com. www.mov­ing­brands.com

BRUCE DUCK­WORTH

Turner Duck­worth

Bruce started Lon­don­based stu­dio Turner Duck­worth in 1992 with David Turner. He 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.turn­er­duck­worth.com

VANESSA ECK­STEIN

Blok De­sign

Vanessa founded Blok De­sign in 1998, es­tab­lish­ing the stu­dio as a multi-faceted space for col­lab­o­ra­tion. She has re­ceived nu­mer­ous in­dus­try honours and her work has been pub­lished in Wall­pa­per, Azure and Page Mag­a­zine. She has been ex­hib­ited in coun­tries from Ja­pan to Ger­many. www.blokde­sign.com

BRYAN ED­MOND­SON

SEA De­sign

Since found­ing brand com­mu­ni­ca­tions agency SEA in 1997, Bryan has re­ceived recog­ni­tion in nu­mer­ous na­tional and in­ter­na­tional de­sign awards. He has lec­tured at many UK Uni­ver­si­ties and at events such as D&AD, Semi Per­ma­nent and Ty­po­graphic Cir­cle. www.sead­e­sign.co.uk

ANA­GRAMA

Full team

Based in Mex­ico City and Mon­ter­rey, world-renowned Ana­grama’s ser­vices span the full width of the brand­ing spec­trum, from lo­go­types to pe­riph­er­als to cap­ti­vat­ing il­lus­tra­tion work. They boast ex­per­tise in the de­sign and de­vel­op­ment of ob­jects, spa­ces, soft­ware and multimedia projects, and their tal­ents have been taken up by clients in var­i­ous in­dus­tries. The firm’s ap­proach is a mix­ture of de­sign bou­tique and busi­ness con­sul­tancy, bal­anc­ing cre­ativ­ity and strong at­ten­tion to de­tail with busi­ness acu­men. www.ana­grama.com

MARTA CERDà ALIMBAU

Graphic de­signer and il­lus­tra­tor

Marta orig­i­nally worked as graphic de­signer at Vasava, be­fore win­ning the Art Di­rec­tor’s Club Young Guns sixth edi­tion in 2008, af­ter which she went on to found her own graphic de­sign and il­lus­tra­tion stu­dio. The Barcelon­abased de­signer and il­lus­tra­tor has worked on projects that call for art di­rec­tion and cus­tom ty­pog­ra­phy for arts, cul­ture and ad­ver­tis­ing clients. Her eye-catch­ing il­lus­tra­tive work and el­e­gant let­ter­forms have been used by Cos­mopoli­tan, Ray Ban, Pen­guin Books, Nike, Coca-Cola and the Guardian, amongst other clients. www.mar­tac­erda.com

ALUN ED­WARDS

Stu­dio Out­put

Alun works as a cre­ative di­rec­tor at Stu­dio Out­put, a Lon­don and Not­ting­ham­based de­sign agency mak­ing still, mov­ing and in­ter­ac­tive work for clients in­clud­ing Sony Plays­ta­tion and Min­istry of Sound. What­ever the medium, the stu­dio says it has one aim in mind: to make that work amaz­ing. www.stu­dio-out­put.com

LIZA ENEBEIS

Stu­dio Dum­bar

Liza is cre­ative di­rec­tor at iconic Dutch de­sign agency Stu­dio Dum­bar, based in Rot­ter­dam. 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. www.studiodumbar.com

LOUIS GAGNON

Pa­prika

Louis co-founded Pa­prika in 1991, where he now acts as cre­ative di­rec­tor. His work has earned him more than 700 na­tional and in­ter­na­tional awards. He also teaches at the École de de­sign at the Univer­sité du Québec à Mon­tréal and has been a mem­ber of the AGI since 2010. www.pa­prika.com

GLENN GAR­RIOCK

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 also co-founded de­sign blog For­mFiftyFive. www.gar­riock.com

DAWN HAN­COCK

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. w w w.fire­bel­ly­de­sign.com

MICHELLE HIGA FOX

Di­rec­tor and an­i­ma­tor

Michelle has di­rected videos for Yeasayer, My Morn­ing Jacket, and TV On The Ra­dio, and pro­duced com­mer­cials for clients in­clud­ing Google and Show­time. Her work with Mix­tape Club has earned an ADC Young Guns award. She works as an edi­tor at web­site Mo­tiono­g­ra­pher. www.hi­gafox.com

RA­JESH KE­JRI­WAL

Ky­oo­rius

In 2005, Ra­jesh founded Ky­oo­rius, a not-for-profit or­gan­i­sa­tion that aims to cre­ate a plat­form for in­spi­ra­tion and in­ter­ac­tion for the cre­ative com­mu­nity in In­dia. He or­gan­ises an­nual de­sign and com­mu­ni­ca­tion con­fer­ence Ky­oo­rius De­signy­a­tra and judges at cre­ative awards. www.ky­oo­rius.com

MADS JAKOB POULSEN

Siegel+Gale

Orig­i­nally from Copen­hagen, Den­mark, graphic de­signer Mads is as­so­ciate cre­ative di­rec­tor at New York-based global strate­gic brand­ing firm Siegel+Gale. From art projects to large-scale brand­ing projects, his work is al­ways rooted in strong con­cep­tual ideas, and he de­scribes him­self as a “cre­ative, thinker and doer”. He of­ten looks abroad for cre­ative in­sight and is par­tic­u­larly in­spired by Ja­panese aes­thet­ics. Mads views sim­plic­ity as a way of life and a touch­stone of his de­sign. He be­lieves in clear­ing away ex­cess and noise to leave room for what’s most im­por­tant. www.siegel­gale.com

MICHAEL JOHN­SON

john­son banks

Michael runs john­son banks, a Lon­don-based de­sign con­sul­tancy that has gar­nered a global rep­u­ta­tion for its work since 1992. Its first decade was ded­i­cated to print and iden­tity, but these days john­son banks’ fo­cus is firmly on iden­tity and brand­ing. Michael’s com­pany works on a range of projects across the char­ity, cul­tural and not-for-profit sec­tors, in­clud­ing cel­e­brated re­brands for the likes of Lon­don’s Sci­ence Mu­seum, Acu­men and the Dis­as­ters Emer­gency Com­mit­tee. The com­pany prides it­self on con­tra­dict­ing the be­lief that ‘only big com­pa­nies can do big projects’. www.john­son­banks.co.uk

JA­SON LIT­TLE

Re

Ja­son is cre­ative di­rec­tor at Syd­ney­based brand­ing and de­sign con­sul­tancy RE. His fo­cus is on find­ing new ideas that can shift com­pa­nies into build­ing bet­ter fu­tures for ev­ery­one. His work has re­ceived nu­mer­ous awards and has been fea­tured in pub­li­ca­tions and ex­hi­bi­tions through­out the world. www.re-syd­ney.co

KEN LO

Blow

Ken is a renowned young de­signer in Hong Kong, hav­ing founded his de­sign stu­dio Blow in 2010. In 2012, he was selected by Time Out Mag­a­zine as one of the 25 Hong Kong De­sign­ers You Need To Know, and he is now a com­mit­tee mem­ber of the Hong Kong De­sign­ers As­so­ci­a­tion. www.blow.hk

AN­DREAS LUND­GREN

Lund­gren+Lindqvist

An­dreas is de­sign di­rec­tor and part­ner at Swedish de­sign and de­vel­op­ment stu­dio Lund­gren+Lindqvist. Over the course of the past eight years, he has worked for a range of clients, in­clud­ing Ap­ple and BMW, and had his work fea­tured in ex­hi­bi­tions and pub­li­ca­tions world­wide. w w w.lund­gren­lindqvist.se

SI­MON MANCHIPP

Some­One

Manchipp founded Some­One seven years ago with David Law, Gary Holt and Laura Hussey. D&AD trustee and vis­it­ing as­ses­sor for Cen­tral St. Martins, he lec­tures glob­ally, writes about de­sign end­lessly and man­ages to re­main at the front line of pro­gres­sive brand prac­tice. www.some­onein­lon­don.com

BEN MAR­SHALL

Lan­dor As­so­ciates

Ben joined global agency Lan­dor in 1999 as a de­signer af­ter a brief spell at de­sign con­sul­tancy In­ter­brand. He has since spent time work­ing in a num­ber of the Lan­dor of­fices around the world. He’s writ­ten for var­i­ous pub­li­ca­tions and has sat on judg­ing pan­els for D&AD, LIA and FAB. www.lan­dor.com

STE­WART MCMIL­LAN

Stu­dio Out­put

Stu­dio Out­put is a de­sign agency mak­ing still, mov­ing and in­ter­ac­tive work. What­ever the medium, the stu­dio says it has one aim in mind: to make that work amaz­ing. Alun Ed­wards works at Stu­dio Out­put as a cre­ative di­rec­tor and Ste­wart McMil­lan as de­sign di­rec­tor. www.stu­dio-out­put.com

CHRIS MOODY

Wolff Olins

Dur­ing his 10 years as a cre­ative di­rec­tor at Wolff Olins, Chris has worked with a va­ri­ety of global clients in­clud­ing Eric­s­son, Skype, Bee­line and Mercedes. He spe­cialises in bring­ing brand ex­pe­ri­ence to life and has a strong be­lief in in­te­grat­ing dig­i­tal think­ing into the heart of brand ex­pres­sion. www.wolf­folins.com

MICHAEL C. PLACE

Build

Af­ter gain­ing ex­pe­ri­ence at var­i­ous stu­dios in Lon­don, Michael joined the The De­sign­ers Repub­lic, where he pro­duced some of the stu­dio’s sem­i­nal and iconic works, earn­ing him a place in cul­tural his­tory. In 2001 he founded de­sign con­sul­tancy Build, where he acts as cre­ative di­rec­tor. www.weare­build.com

LOTTA NIEM­I­NEN

Il­lus­tra­tor, graphic de­signer and art di­rec­tor

Lotta stud­ied graphic de­sign and il­lus­tra­tion at the Univer­sity of Art and De­sign in Helsinki, where she grew up. She worked for fash­ion mag­a­zine Trendi, Pen­ta­gram and RoAndCo Stu­dio, be­fore be­com­ing a full-time free­lancer based in New York City. In 2010, Lotta re­ceived the Art Di­rec­tors Club Young Guns award and was selected by Print mag­a­zine for its an­nual New Vis­ual Artists re­view. Lotta has given talks at the Rhode Is­land School of De­sign and La Cam­bre Univer­sity in Brussels. In 2014 she was nom­i­nated for Forbes mag­a­zine’s 30 Un­der 30. www.lot­taniem­i­nen.com

DEAN POOLE

Alt Group

Dean started ex­hibit­ing his art­work at the age of 14, but soon switched to de­sign in­stead. These days he is co-founder and cre­ative di­rec­tor of Alt Group, a mul­ti­dis­ci­plinary de­sign stu­dio based in New Zealand. The com­pany says that it “doesn’t like us­ing com­put­ers that much; we just have to use them be­cause ev­ery­one else has one.” Alt Group doesn’t pro­mote its work on­line ei­ther, in or­der to avoid es­tab­lish­ing a pre-con­ceived im­age. The stu­dio has been recog­nised in over 350 in­ter­na­tional and na­tional awards. Dean is mem­ber of Al­liance Graphique In­ter­na­tionale. www.alt­group.net

JEFF KNOWLES AND NICK HARD

Plan­ning Unit

Plan­ning Unit is a leading Lon­don-based de­sign stu­dio fo­cused on ex­press­ing its clients’ unique voice and vi­sion, while pro­vid­ing the space for them to evolve. Al­though re­cently es­tab­lished, the agency’s ros­ter of clients al­ready in­cludes the likes of Salomon, Knoll, BBC and D&AD. plan­ningu­nit.co.uk

GREG QUIN­TON

The Part­ners

Ex­ec­u­tive cre­ative di­rec­tor at The Part­ners, Greg over­sees the cre­ative di­rec­tion of the agency. His awards – which in­clude a D&AD Black Pen­cil – reach into triple fig­ures. He also loves judg­ing at in­ter­na­tional awards, and is a reg­u­lar voice in dis­cus­sion about the in­dus­try and de­sign ed­u­ca­tion. www.the-part­ners.com

DEREK SA­MUEL

De­signWorks

Derek is a multi award-win­ning de­signer with a wealth of in­ter­na­tional ex­pe­ri­ence. He has worked with brands such as Gil­lette, Aveda and Har­rods, was the Foun­da­tion Stone win­ner at the Aus­tralian Poster Bi­en­nale and is a Mem­ber of the Bri­tish De­sign and Art Di­rec­tors Club. www.de­signworks.com.au

RICHARD SCHOLEY

The Chase

Af­ter study­ing graph­ics in Eng­land, Richard spent the next 30 years doo­dling and di­rect­ing in the UK and Aus­tralia. His clients in­clude Nike, the BBC, Royal Mail Stamps and The De­sign Coun­cil. He feels lucky to have won over 100 na­tional and in­ter­na­tional awards. www.thechase.co.uk

LOUISE SLOPER

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. www.betc.co.uk

STAN ZIENKA

Me­taDe­sign

Stan is the cre­ative di­rec­tor of award­win­ning firm Me­taDe­sign, which has cre­ated vis­ual de­sign sys­tems for the likes of Ap­ple and Nike. Known for his hands-on ap­proach to di­rec­tion, Stan builds on 19 years of ex­pe­ri­ence by bal­anc­ing the con­ven­tions of cor­po­rate de­sign and brand­ing with fine art. www.me­tade­sign.com

JAMES WIG­NALL

Di­rec­tor

James is an award­win­ning free­lance di­rec­tor based in Lon­don. Work­ing with a plethora of clients from video games, to tele­vi­sion, film and even sports, his work was re­cently recog­nised by an ADC Young Guns award. In his spare time he co-or­gan­ises cre­ative event See No Evil. www.mu­tan­thands.com

JULIEN VAL­LéE AND EVE DUHAMEL

Val­lée Duhamel

Julien and Eve founded Val­lée Duhamel in 2013. The Mon­treal-based stu­dio of­fers its clients a wide range of de­sign ser­vices, from events to com­mer­cials, mu­sic, fash­ion, posters, mag­a­zines and ob­jects. It spe­cialises in high qual­ity, lo-fi, and of­ten hand­made vi­su­als and in­stal­la­tions, and favours a play­ful and ex­per­i­men­tal ap­proach to­ward work. Julien is a Young Guns 6 win­ner and a mem­ber of Al­liance Graphique In­ter­na­tionale. Eve’s work has been ex­hib­ited in gal­leries across the world, in­clud­ing Berlin, Lon­don and Buenos Aires. www.vallee­duhamel.com

JIM SUTHER­LAND

Hat-trick De­sign

Jim Suther­land worked at The Part­ners and HGV be­fore be­com­ing one of the founders and cre­ative part­ners at Lon­don-based brand­ing stu­dio Hat-trick de­sign. Over the last 12 years the com­pany has worked on over 1,000 projects for the likes of AHMM, The Sal­va­tion Army, Nat­u­ral His­tory Mu­seum, BHF, Prostate Cancer UK, Ram­bert, Land Se­cu­ri­ties, Kew Gar­dens, Al­macan­tar, and Wim­ble­don. Hat-Trick has also cre­ated over 50 postage stamps for Royal Mail. Jim loves to de­sign things and con­stantly likes to sur­prise him­self. www.hat-trick­de­sign.co.uk

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