WHAT WE DO:
&company is a design studio that understands that projects benefit from being approached in a multi-disciplinary way.
Disciplines we work across are:
Creative direction / Brand strategy / Trend & market insights / Interior and experience design / Packaging / UX & UI / Editorial
HOW WE WORK:
We draw from trends intelligence to create strategies that future-proof products, brands and campaigns.
We develop brand strategies that are fresh, relevant and practical.
We create consumer experiences that inspire, inform and enhance brand values.
We collaborate with other designers and developers to deliver projects from small to large.
Some of our most recent projects have included:
Designing a visitor experience for an international whisky brand based in the Scottish Highlands
Trend research for an interactive tech activation across New York City
Designing an interactive workspace design for a global tech firm
WHO WE ARE:
Melissa & Martin are London based brand strategists and designers with experience working with everyone from start-ups to global corporations across a range of sectors and disciplines.
Martin was most recently creative director of the design agency CBA London, and has experience as a designer of interiors, exhibitions, product, packaging, graphic and digital design for global brands, all with a strong focus on communicating brand stories.
Martin has led projects across all of these disciplines from insight and strategy to delivery. Before starting &company, Martin has worked for a range of consultancies including Pentagram, Imagination, 2020, DesignBridge & Ogilvy.
Melissa has 15 years of consultancy experience, most recently working with firms such as The Future Laboratory, WGSN, and with Grand Visual on a project for Google Maps.
She has experience as a designer, writer, researcher and brand strategist, working for leading trend forecast consultancies including Stylus and Stylesight, along with design and branding agencies. Melissa brings together design knowledge, sturdy research skills, insight, and macro cultural and social trends in order to develop actionable strategies. Melissa began her career in design at Alexander McQueen, before working for brands and institutions such as Habitat and the V&A Museum.
Melissa and Martin met during their time at the Royal College of Art, and are enjoying finally getting the opportunity to work together!
WHO WE HAVE PREVIOUSLY WORKED FOR:
Rolls Royce, Lexus, Ford, Mazda
Estée Lauder, L’Oreal, Elemis, Shiseido
Adidas, Reebok, Levi’s
Godiva, Pernod Ricard, The Dalmore
Amazon, YouTube, Spotify, Panasonic, Samsung, HARBR, Google
Avery Dennison, The Crown Estate, QIC