Designing for Impact with Pentagram

Jon Marshall

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Episode Notes

Jon Marshall is a British industrial designer, partner at Pentagram, whose work fuses product design with strategy, branding, packaging and digital experiences.

Jon joined Pentagram as a partner in 2018. Pentagram is a renowned multi-disciplinary, independently-owned design studio founded in 1972.

Prior to joining Pentagram, he was director of industrial design consultancy Map, which he co-founded with Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby where he created products and experiences for global brands like IBM, Virgin Atlantic and Google.

Jon was listed as one of Creative Review’s top 50 creative leaders. He has served on the jury of numerous design awards and he is a regular speaker at conferences and design events.

In this episode, we discuss the importance of sustainability and changing consumer expectations, and the future of packaging design as part of the product experience. Jon also explains why packaging should be viewed as an integral part of the product, rather than a separate entity.

Inspiring brands to take a new look at their packaging.

Inspiring brands to take a new look at their packaging.