Holmes & Marchants International has made a number of senior appointments, from both within and outside the group. Gerry O’Dwyer is promoted from creative director to executive creative director, while Andrew Piper replaces O’Dwyer from his position as deputy creative director. Ian Kelly and Clare Poulson have joined as account directors, following moves from Tango Design and The Identica Partnership respectively.
MarinaTex, an organic and biodegradable alternative to traditional plastic, was developed by University of Sussex student Lucy Hughes.
The visual identity combines the club’s “illustrious heritage” and “future glory” with an eye to digital platforms and more casual fans.
The week-long festival will also host speakers including interaction design expert Daljit Singh and representatives from Heatherwick Studio.