Hi, I’m Nick. I can help your design agency tell compelling stories.
My clients range from independent studios to global networked agencies. Recent collaborators include Superunion, DixonBaxi, Jack Renwick Studio, Williams Murray Hamm, Taxi Studio, Virgin and D&AD.
How can I help your team?
Deadline extended: Brand Impact Awards
I launched the Brand Impact Awards: an annual awards scheme that celebrates the world’s best branding. Since 2014, I have helped grow the event into an unmissable fixture in the design industry calendar.
My ongoing role as chair of judges gives me a unique perspective on how agencies and brands can stand out in a fast-changing world.
Entry deadline extended to 26 June 2020: here’s why.
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2020 entry deadline
“Had a delightful day judging the Brand Impact Awards. Nick is a charming, smart guy with a huge knowledge and respect of the industry. He loves what he does and sees. The debates were serious and good fun in equal measure.”Greg Quinton – chief creative officer, Superunion
On sale now: Virgin By Design
I am the author of Virgin By Design, a premium ‘coffee-table’ book charting the fascinating evolution of the Virgin brand from 1970–2020.
My brief was to capture Virgin’s brand values and tone of voice, while remaining engaging and entertaining for an external audience of designers, marketeers and entrepreneurs.
Buy a copy of Virgin By Design on Amazon
“Nick’s skills as a writer, his deep understanding of branding and design, and his industry knowledge and contacts make him an invaluable member of any creative team. He’s a true professional as well.”Andrew Sanigar – commissioning editor, Thames & Hudson