Design for life, art & culture

Formed 2000. A commercial graphic arts & design studio. Established in the UK, now in NYC.

Who we are

A creative practice providing consultancy, design and development for brand, environment, print and digital media to the arts, culture and sustainability sectors. We work with good people to make good things happen.

What we believe

We believe that good design should do more than look good. Good design should influence behaviour and change minds.

How we think and how we do

We develop relationships that produce crafted and thoughtful output. The process is fun. Our ideas have substance and are realised through strategic application.

Incorporating traditional production techniques with contemporary design process and technology, we maintain a youthful and lively approach to balancing a roster and range of expertise.

Our development is underpinned by critical evaluation of what works, what does not and what can be done to surpass a project’s basic requirement.

Part of the Benchmark Sustainability Science Division

In 2013 dust became part of the Sustainability Science Division of Benchmark plc (benchmarkplc.com).

Working internationally Benchmark has over 280 people with presence and offices in 11 countries including the US, Europe and Asia. Composed of 4 divisions, Animal Health, Sustainability Science, Animal Breeding & Genetics and Technical Publishing, Benchmark operates and develops direction throughout the food chain.

Alongside a vibrant external portfolio we work from the Sustainability Science Division to help partners articulate and shape the mechanisms required to support, establish and develop story and operation.

Collective

  • Sheffield

    • Patrick Walker — Founder & Creative Director
    • Alun Cocks — Production Director
    • James Bailey — Project & Operations Manager
    • Ashleigh Armitage — Design & Publishing
    • Alexandra Jenkinson — Design & Art Direction
    • James Titterton — Brand
    • Pamela Bowman — Typography & Book Arts
    • Ian Parr — Web Development
    • Michael Westwood — Development
    • Stephanie Gale — Studio Manager
    • Laure Carnet — Creative Partnerships
  • London

    • Hannah Ellis — Design & Brand
  • New York

    • Gregory Mastrianni — Executive Creative Director
    • Oistein Thorsen — Principal Consultant

UK

t. 0114-258-2266
e. studio@du.st

8D Sheafbank works
Prospect Rd
Sheffield
S23EN
UK

USA

t. 212-256-1564
e. studio.nyc@du.st

222 Broadway
New York
New York
10038
USA

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