Ben Terrett

Ben is a designer and a partner in RIG, a design studio with clients such as Apple, BBC and Penguin. Ben is also one of the founders of Newspaper Club and Creative Director on the Guardian and Nike Grid accounts at Wieden & Kennedy. Earlier this year Ben won the Graphics category in the Design Museum's Designs Of The Year Awards. Ben is also a Board Advisor to id8, an Application Definition & Design company based in San Francisco. Ben is active in the design industry and has spoken at SXSWi, TEDx, Thinking Digital and at conferences in the USA, India and Romania. He has spoken about design on Radio 4's Today programme, has been a D&AD; judge several times and has written feature articles for The Guardian, Creative Review and Design Week. Previously Ben set up The Design Conspiracy with 4 others and helped grow the turnover to be in the top 5% of UK design consultancies. He sold his stake in the company in June 2008. Ben has notoriously bad music taste and as a consequence knows all the words to DJ Jazzy Jeff’s Summertime. Ben can't moonwalk.