Max Fraser is part of the 100% Design team as the show's Content Editor and this year has curated 100% Futures. Max has hand picked a selection of entrepreneurs and designers who will share their favourite innovations based on design that improves city living which will be showcased as part of a mini exhibition at the show.
The designers taking part:
Jon Marshall is an industrial designer whose work fuses product design with strategy, branding, packaging and digital experiences. He joined Pentagram as a partner in 2018. Following early stints at Ross Lovegrove, Pentagram and Barber & Osgerby, in 2012 he co-founded industrial design consultancy Map with Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby.
Emily Brooke MBE is Founder + CEO of beryl.cc; a start-up that creates innovative solutions for urban cycling, with technology and design at the core. She founded the company to inspire more people in cities to get on bikes, pursuing the belief that more people on bikes means better, healthier cities for us all.
Chris Connors is a creative director, entrepreneur, mentor, coach and mindfulness teacher. He is the founder of wellness tech company BeBox, an immersive space in the city where art, science and technology meet the mind, body and soul. He imparts inspiration, purpose and creativity as he searches for solutions for a better global quality of life.
Sophie Thomas is the founding director of Thomas Matthews, a team of communication designers based in London. The company specialises in design solutions for the built environment and social change, focusing on the delivery of good design that is appropriate, sustainable and beautiful.
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