In the Studio With — Manchester-based design agency Music on maintaining an interactive, hands-on approach

Posted 08 March 2017 Interview by Laura Snoad

CEO David Simpson and operations director Matthew Beardsell set up Manchester-based studio Music in 2008. Despite their numbers swelling to more than 20, this northern powerhouse is still known for its client interaction and hands-on approach. The company culture is fast-moving and puts the needs of each project before a desire for a recognisable style. But it’s not all work, there’s a flexible approach to hours and constant self-initiated projects on the go; two of Music’s designers even hold the World Record for the longest hug. David talks us through the studio’s work, values and turning around the ‘impossible’.

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