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Jim is founder of Studio Sutherl&. Prior to that, in 2001, Jim co-founded Hat-trick Design, consistently one of the top three most awarded design agencies in the UK (and number one in 2011).
He has rebranded the Natural History Museum, Wimbledon Lawn Tennis, Williams F1, Prostate Cancer UK, National Museums Scotland, Welsh National Opera, and TypoCircle. He has designed over 50 stamps to date for Royal Mail — including the Agatha Christie set last year.
He has won over 150 professional awards. These include 82 projects in D&AD, with 11 nominations and four yellow pencils: and 35 nominations in the Design Week Awards – twice Best in Show.
He has judged D&AD eight times (as Foreman of the Branding Jury in 2016), as well as the Design Week, Loeries (SA), Kinsale, Roses and ADNC.
He has spoken at the Design Indaba in South Africa, the London Design Festival at the V&A, the Cheltenham Design Festival and Clerkenwell Design Week. He is a visiting Professor in Design at Norwich University of the Arts. He runs regular work(play)shops for D&AD.
He has published several books, including a children’s book Hide&Eek!, which won a yellow pencil at D&AD in 2014. He is currently working on a book about Joy in Design.