The judges in the ISTD International Typographic Awards 2011 are:
Studied graphic design at Camberwell College of Arts, London. He comes from a multidisciplinary background and has worked in varied creative roles with a range of clients from advertisers to artists. Before setting up Inventory, he worked at the design studio Multistorey for clients including the V&A, Science Museum, Lyric Theatre Hammersmith and Liberty’s. Inventory art direct and design projects for commercial and cultural clients, consult brands on creative strategy, conceive and curate exhibitions and events, run workshops and give talks.
Simon is a co-founding partner of dixonbaxi, a multi disciplinary independent creative agency working with some of the world’s most interesting companies across TV, advertising, print and digital media. Simon is passionate about pushing design beyond its traditional limits bringing his unique philosophy to brands as varied as Formula 1, Channel 5, NBC Universal, Sony, Last.fm and Viacom.
Tom is an established creative director and graphic designer, based in London. In 1997 he set up his own design company, Tom Hingston Studio. THS is comprised of five members and works across a range of fields spanning music, fashion, film, advertising, publishing and branding. Renowned for its innovative and highly thoughtful approach to art direction and design, the studio has won numerous awards for its work in music including a yellow D&AD pencil. Clients and collaborators include, Dior, Alexander McQueen, Nike, Levi’s, Nokia, Massive Attack, Grace Jones and The Rolling Stones.
Editor of Design Week, the London-based weekly magazine devoted to the business of design. She has held the post for almost 22 years, during which time it has developed two awards schemes, a website that is updated daily and a blog. She started out as an architectural journalist before crossing over into design. She is an honorary fellow of the Royal College of Art, an honorary fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and holds an honorary MA in Design from the University of the Creative Arts.
Set up her own award-winning design studio upon graduating with distinction from the Royal College of Art in 2005. Clients include the Reina Sofía Museum, Miró Foundation, Barcelona Design Museum, Palau de la Música, Phaidon Press, Grupo Planeta and numerous publishing houses. She lectures internationally and teaches editorial design. Astrid is a contributing editor of Elephant magazine and regularly writes for specialized design journals. She is a member of ISTD and Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI).
Photo credit for Astrid’s photo: Mariano Herrera