In the Studio With — Ask dumb questions, ignore your job description, and stand up for something: brand and design agency DesignStudio

Posted 09 May 2017 Interview by Marianne Hanoun

Relentless drive and restless ambition characterise the ethos of DesignStudio. Founded by designers Ben Wright and Paul Stafford in 2009, this shape-shifting agency assemble tailor-made teams to tackle briefs for clients including the Premier League, Deliveroo and Airbnb. A plethora of passionate and athletic-thinking people have since found their way to working at their offices in both London and San Francisco, each having walked a somewhat unconventional path – from drone operators with a penchant for skiing, to musically-inclined DOPs. We caught up with the studio’s Principal, James Hurst to talk meaningful brands and mind-blowing skills.

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