Birmingham Design Festival – Process: Layers

08th June 2024

‘Process: Layers’ – showcases three of the world’s best designers, each with a unique and insightful personal story to share.

About this event

Sue Murphy, currently the Senior Global Director of Brand Design at The Coca-Cola Company, overseeing some of the world’s most iconic and beloved brands. She has worked at some of the best advertising and branding agencies in the world including Wieden+Kennedy, Gretel, Wolff Olins, and Ogilvy, across different continents and markets, creating award-winning campaigns and brand expressions for clients such as Airbnb, Nike, Chobani, Amazon, and IBM.

Ren Rigby, Co-Founder & Chief Design Officer at Proto, is regarded as one of the world’s leading thinkers and designers in the field of branding. Prior to Proto, Ren served as the Global Head of Brand for R/GA where they led major innovation projects for clients including: Nike, Google, Walmart, Samsung, and a host of start-ups. They began their 20-year career at one of Britain’s most respected and awarded design agencies – The Chase – later working for Pentagram, True North, Landor, and Interbrand.

Founder and Creative Director of Christopher Doyle & Co – an independent design studio based in Sydney, Australia – Christopher Doyle is an internationally recognised designer with over 20 years experience. He has worked at some of Australia’s leading brand and design agencies. His work has won numerous local and international awards, been used globally as the basis for educational material, and appeared in feature articles for Desktop Magazine, Creative Review, and Grafik Magazine.

Getting to Millennium Point

Millennium Point is in the Eastside of Birmingham City Centre just 5-minutes walk from Moor Street and 15-minutes from Grand Central and the tram. There is also limited parking on-site which means we’re easy to find regardless of how you travel. For more information please click here.