Welcome to The Big Picture's OnDesign podcast. Each episode of OnDesign invites an industry figure to talk about their craft.
Episode 14: Stuart Wood, Heatherwick Studio
In this episode it was our privilege to meet Stuart Wood of Heatherwick Studio. Taking a lead on some of the studio’s most well known projects, Stuart talks us through his work on the London Routemaster bus, the British Pavilion and the new Google office in Kings Cross.
Episode 13: Vicky Bullen, CEO of Coley Porter Bell
This time we’re joined by a truly inspiring design leader, Vicky Bullen, CEO of Coley Porter Bell. We talked about the role of neuroscience within design, the importance of diversity to the creative industries, and the qualities that make great design leaders.
Episode 12: Jonathan Ford, CEO of Pearlfisher
In this episode it was our pleasure to chat with Jonathan Ford, Founding Creative Partner and CEO of Pearlfisher.
Pearlfisher’s innovative perspective on the role of challengers and icons has helped them navigate brand challengers for the likes of Cadbury, Green & Blacks and Jamie Oliver.
Now celebrating their 25th year, we talked to Jonathan about the work he's most proud of, the role of Pearlfisher's integrated futures team, and what climbing Mount Kilimanjaro taught him about designers' responsibilities to the planet.
Episode 11: Dave Brown, Brown & Co
In our eleventh episode, we had the pleasure of speaking to Dave Brown, who was a formative part of The Brand Union.
Last year he left to set up Brown & Co – a new kind of agency, bringing together international talent through a virtual agency model. We spoke about the benefits and challenges of that model, Dave's ambitions for the agency, and his experiences launching his own brand, ¡Cho!
Episode 10: Dan Germain, Head of Brand at innocent drinks
For our tenth episode, we’re delighted to welcome, Dan Germain, Head of Brand at innocent drinks.
Somewhat of a cult figure in the worlds of design and marketing, Dan’s been with innocent since the very beginning, building the brand into the international success it is today.
We talked about the benefits of innocent’s in-house creative team, and the challenges of Dan’s role as the company ventures into new markets.
Episode 9: John Mathers
After a brief hiatus, OnDesign returns. We have lots of exciting guests lined up for our second season – including Dan Germain, Head of Brand at innocent.
In this episode we speak to the venerable John Mathers. There are very few people with more design industry experience than John. He’s previously held the role of CEO at Brand Union and the Design Council, and most recently launched British Design Fund.