by Fallen Leaf | Aug 21, 2017 | Uncategorised
James Sommerville’s reputation as one of Huddersfield’s greatest exports is well documented. Setting up a design agency in his grandma’s attic straight after leaving the Batley School of Art, Attik design grew to become one of the world’s most famous agencies. He is now Global VP of design at the biggest brand in the world, Coca Cola. James will be speaking to us live from his Atlanta office.
Tom Foley is Creative Director of International Type Designers, Dalton Maag. Tom earned his BA in Visual Communications from Limerick School of Art and Design in 2007 and MA from Central Saint Martins in 2009.
Prior to joining Dalton Maag he worked with Polimekanos, Micha Weidmann Studio, Atelier Dreibholz and Atelier David Smith. Tom also occasionally teaches design and has carried out lectures and workshops at Universities including Central Saint Martins, University of West England, Limerick School of Art & Design, Dun Laoghaire Institute, University of Santa Clara, Ravensbourne and SVA New York. From 2011 – 2015 Tom worked as a full time Font developer at Dalton Maag where he has been involved in custom and library Type design projects covering Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Tamil and Bengali script systems.