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!

Some previous clients:

Rolls Royce, Lexus, Ford, Mazda

Estée Lauder, L’Oreal, Elemis, Shiseido

Nestle, Unilever

Adidas, Reebok, Levi’s

Godiva, Pernod Ricard, The Dalmore

Amazon, YouTube, Spotify, Panasonic, Samsung, HARBR, Google

Avery Dennison, The Crown Estate, QIC

Suncorp, UBS