Jon Marshall is an industrial designer whose work fuses product design with strategy, branding, packaging and digital experiences. He joined Pentagram as a partner in April 2018.
He studied BA product design at Ravensbourne and then MA industrial design at the Royal College of Art, graduating in 1996. He began his professional career working for Ross Lovegrove before moving to Pentagram, where he worked with Daniel Weil. In 2003 he joined Barber & Osgerby as Studio Director and developed some of the studio’s iconic furniture and product designs such as the De La Warr Pavilion Chair, Tab Lamp and the London Olympic Torch.
In 2012 he co-founded industrial design consultancy Map with Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby where he created products and user experiences for some of the most innovative and well-known companies in the world including global brands like Google, Virgin Atlantic, Honda and IBM as well as public institutions, design and advertising agencies and ambitious startups such as Kano, BleepBleeps, Beeline and Sam Labs. Map’s work has won over 25 industry awards including D&AD, Design Week, Red Dot, German Design Award, Cannes Lions, Core77, Clios and The One Show.
Jon was listed as one of Creative Review’s top 50 creative leaders. He has served on the jury of numerous design awards including IDSA, D&AD and Design Week and he is a regular speaker at conferences and design events including Slush, PD&I, The Design Museum, The London Design Festival and Koorius Design Yaatra.