Anne Odling-Smee Creative 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.


Manjula Halai Account Director

Manjula graduated from with a Masters in Pharmacy from King’s College London and started a career in clinical practice before moving into publications and medical communications. By bringing her flair and love of science to designs Manjula brings a unique perspective on design for the arts, culture, education and commercial sectors.

As an Account Director Manjula has over 15 years of experience managing client relationships and ensuring delivery of projects exceeds client expectations.


Caroline Teng Designer

Caroline Teng graduated from the University of Reading in 2018 with a first class degree in Graphic Communication. She also has a BA (Hons) with Distinction specialising in English Literature from the University of Toronto in Canada.

Having interned and freelanced for a variety of organisations and individuals during the course of her studies, she enjoys being on both sides of the literary fence. Caroline also actively supports non-profit organisations like Project40 with her design work, especially those engaged with literary studies and/or visible minorities.


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 ModernBloomberg, the Design Museum and the Association of Illustrators.

Michael joined O-SB in 2016.