Moves & Changes – industry news

A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.


Plymouth College of Art has appointed Kevin Jenkins as the programme leader on its new Product Design & Innovation degree. Jenkins has over 20 years’ experience working as an interior and product designer and also runs his own product design consultancy, Box and Pad.

Packaging consultancy Touch Design has announced the departure of managing director and co-founder Heidi Maxwell after eight years. Maxwell’s role will not be replaced, and her current responsibilities will be taken up by co-founders Guy Harrison and James Pryor.

Brand & Deliver director of events and board member Hayley Lawrence has been promoted to the role of managing director. Lawrence joined the consultancy in 2010 as account director, before being promoted to director of events and joining the board in 2015.

UK-based consultancy Smith and Milton has appointed Justin Bovington as client director. He will head up the client and strategy team at its Bristol office.


Retail design consultancy Office Twelve has completed the design of its new headquarters in Leicester. The consultancy employs 40 people, and also has an office in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Brand consultancy 999 Design is celebrating its 35th anniversary. The consultancy was founded in Glasgow in 1982 and opened an office in Shoreditch, London in 2000. It has worked with clients including the BBC, Reebok and BT, and in 2016 became part of consultancy Equator.

Contact if there have been any moves and changes at your consultancy.

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