Anne Odling-Smee Director

Following a degree in Typography & Graphic Communication from the University of Reading, Anne worked at design consultancy Esterson Lackersteen then at August publishers before setting up O-SB design in 2002. Anne has over 15 years’ teaching experience through visiting lecturer positions at the Royal College of Art, Central Saint Martins and Camberwell College of Arts in London, and at Konstfack University in Stockholm. She has lectured widely in Poland. In 2011 Anne founded her second design agency: Design Science, which she now runs alongside O-SB. Anne is author of The New Handmade Graphics (RotoVision 2003), a book about graphic designers mixing analogue with digital processes or materials as a way of removing or reducing their dependence on the computer. She has also written for Eye magazine, Phaidon, Cheltenham Science Festival, the Wellcome Trust, the British Science Association and the British Council.

Indra Murugiah Digital Designer

A hands-on, multi-disciplined designer with a passion for digital platforms. Indra has 16 years’ experience working across a range of processes including web design, app development, branding, packaging, exhibitions, photography, print collateral, project and team management.

Indra studied Graphic Communication at the University of Northampton where she focussed on illustration and digital design. Indra’s previous experience includes eight years working in the healthcare sector, where she was appointed Creative Director.

Beatriz Francisco Designer and Illustrator

Beatriz is a designer and illustrator from Portugal. Holding both a Master’s in Design and Visual Culture and a Bachelor’s degree in Design from IADE – Creative University, Beatriz channels her expertise into collaborations with organisations committed to environmental and social causes.

Beyond her work as a designer, Beatriz has  authored and illustrated children‘s books including Precisamos do Planeta, a book that promotes environmental awareness and responsibility among young readers. She believes that art and design are powerful tools for driving sustainable change.

Michael Gibb Designer

Michael graduated with a degree in Visual Communication from Glasgow School of Art in 2013. He worked as a designer in the arts sector for four years, predominantly at leading London design agency Studio Fernando Gutierrez. Michael has designed exhibitions, catalogues, brand identities and websites and signage systems for arts and cultural institutions including Tate Modern, Bloomberg, the Design Museum and the Association of Illustrators.

Michael joined Design Science in 2016, having developed an appetite for communicating more ‘cognitively challenging’ subject matter to a broader range of audiences.