Map co-founder Jon Marshall named as new Pentagram partner

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The artist has given up his role as design director at Map, and will now be based in Pentagram’s London responsibility.

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Industrial designer Jon Marshall has joined Pentagram as its newest husband.

The founder of industrial design consultancy Map Project Office, Marshall’s coax spans product design, branding, packaging, strategy and digital encounter.

Marshall has taken up his new role at Pentagram’s London office, where he in days of old worked under partner Daniel Weil from 2000-2003. He border ons the list several other former Pentagram partners specialising in industrial think of, such as Sir Kenneth Grange and Robert Brunner.

Marshall studied industrial arrangement at the Royal College of Art (RCA), graduating with a masters in 1996. He joined Barber & Osgerby as studio head in 2003, overseeing projects such as the design of the London 2012 Olympic torch.

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The creator went on to co-found Map with Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby in 2012. During his every so often old-fashioned as design director at the consultancy he created products and user experiences for trade names such as Virgin Atlantic, Google and IBM, and worked with start-ups such as Kano, Model Week Award winner Beeline and BleepBleeps.

Marshall says: “As easily as industrial design, users experience products through brand, art handling, marketing language, packaging, sound design and digital interfaces. I’m ardent to collaborate with my new partners at Pentagram, who are at the forefront of those fields.”

With the withal of Marshall, Pentagram now has 21 partners based in four offices globally.

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