Creatives and companies offering feedback on the day will include:
As a department of the cloud storage and online collaboration service Dropbox, Dropbox Design is made up of product designers, branding specialists, design researchers and UX designers and more. The team’s aim is to ensure that Dropbox’s services provide the best experiences in an ethical and sustainable way.
Kieron Lewis, freelance graphic designer
Kieron is a London-based graphic designer, working freelance across editorial, branding, marketing and front-end web design. His clients have included Adobe, Penguin Books, Spotify and MasterCard.
Based in London but with offices in Berlin and LA, Koto is an agency working between branding and digital. Its work includes branding start-ups from scratch, as well as working with well-known clients such as Skyscanner, The Body Coach and Coca-Cola.
Human After All
Human After All is a London-based design agency specialising in brand-led communications. The team includes experts in production, creative and copywriting, and many of their clients come from the tech or purpose sectors – industries where it’s essential to engage the right audience.
Miho Aishima, design director, Superunion
Miho is currently design director at Superunion, which has been behind branding work for Argos, BBC 2 and Nespresso, among many more. Before that, Miho also worked with agencies such as Johnson Banks, CDT Design and Macmillan Publishers. In addition, she runs creative networking event series, Rye Here Rye Now.
Pali Palavathanan, creative director, TEMPLO
Pali is the co-founder of TEMPLO, a branding and digital agency focused on creativity for change. Their work has included projects for the United Nations, Greenpeace, Migrant Help and the Committee on Climate Change. With over fifteen years of experience, Pali has worked with the likes of Virgin Atlantic, Amnesty International, Disaster Emergency Committee and the Guggenheim Museum.
Land of Plenty
Land of Plenty is a brand and design consultancy with a progressive outlook. Their client list, from start-ups to global brands, includes the likes of Nike, Crafts Council, Yard Sale Pizza and Southampton FC, and their output ranges from campaigns, websites and print communications, all the way through to pizza boxes and football jerseys.
Poonam Saini, co-founder of Kiss Branding
Poonam is the co-founder of Kiss Branding, a Leeds-based creative brand studio that started life as a side hustle alongside her day job. Before that, Poonam gained years of experience both in-house and freelance as a designer, working with established studios and brands. Now, she collaborates with companies of all sizes that have a positive message to share, to help bring their brand to life.
Based in San Francisco, but with offices worldwide, from Singapore to Berlin, Zendesk is a company supporting businesses with sales and engagement software. Its services are now used by over 160,000 people across hundreds of industries. Within the team, departments include product design, brand, design and research operations, engineering and product management
Caitlin Clancy, freelance art director and designer
Caitlin is a freelance art director and graphic designer, originally from Manchester and currently based in Lisbon, Portugal. Before that, Caitlin worked in London, and has designed for the likes of The New York Times’ T Brand Studio, CNN and in-house at The Financial Times. She also spent some time working from Antwerp in Belgium for design and creativity festival, Us By Night.