Simon Thompson

Simon Thompson - Designer

London, UK

I am an extremely creative and versatile designer with over 20 years experience designing books from film to food to travel and sports.

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I have over 20 years experience designing for publishers such as APLMedia, BBC, Chelsea Magazine Company, Current Science Ltd, DK/Penguin, EMP Publishing, G+J, Global Blue, Hearst, Immediate Media, NatMags, Seven, Shortlist Media, Time Inc and Trinity Mirror.

Books, supplements and magazines designed include Augusta, At Home Magazine, Balance, Good Food, Gardeners’ World, Country Living, DDABlueprint, Decanter, Good Food, Good Housekeeping, Here!, Homes & Antiques, Jobs & Careers, Lonely Planet, Morrisons Magazine, Olive, Open, Overbury Architects, Prima, Radio Times, Ryder Cup, SHOP, Shortlist, Six Nations, Sunday Mirror Magazine, Time, Time Out, Top Gear, Weight Watchers and Wentworth.
Art direction for photo-shoots. Hiring and briefing of stylists, illustrators and photographers.
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
Sports & outdoor recreation

Work experience

Creative Director

May, 2016 – Present (about 3 years)

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