DESIGN JURY CHAIR: GARRICK HAMM
Creative Partner, Williams Murray Hamm
Garrick Hamm is Creative Partner at London-based, brand invention and re-invention company, Williams Murray Hamm.
Garrick graduated from Somerset College of Art in 1989 to join Michael Peters & Partners. Four years later he left with his boss, Glenn Tutssel to help form Tutssels / Lambie-Nairn where he worked across a variety of design disciplines. Garrick joined Williams and Murray in 1999, after a drunken conversation at a friend's wedding.
Projects at WMH include; the invention of Dixon Retail’s service brand KNOWHOW, the launch of Jamie Oliver’s new Recipease store and more recently Garrick headed the rebrand of Broadgate, City of London. WMH's accolades include a D&AD Yellow Pencil, Gold Lions at Cannes, the Art Directors Club, the Type Directors Club and too many Clios to count.
Garrick is a former President of D&AD and a Fellow of the RSA. He has a keen interest in design education and was D&AD Education Chairman for 4 years, running workshops in the UK, Beijing, Singapore and Hong Kong. He has been profiled in the Financial Times and Communication Arts and one night had drinks with the Queen to celebrate British Design at Buck House.
Garrick is also a keen filmmaker, his short film “The Man Who Married Himself” won the Best Comedy Award at the LA Shorts Festival and was screened at the BFI London Film Festival. He’s just shot and cut his third film, “Cast Offs” where once again he explores the duality of man.