Howard Miles HND – Managing Director
Howard was one of the founding members of the Cornwall Design Forum, the first Design Forum in the UK, and is also on the advisory panel for Somerset College of Arts and Technology where he trained. He has worked in London for 10 years with a number of notable design agencies including The Greenhouse, Michael Thierns Design, Lambie-Nairn and Workhouse Design.
Howard believes that partnership working with clients is key to the success of projects and advocates that good design can achieve real benefits for clients. Howard has delivered effective and award winning projects for clients such as SOAS, Sensory Integration Network and Norwich Research Park.
Chris Hubert BA (Hons) – Creative Director
Chris has worked for many years in London and was Associate Director at Fitch RS, Head of Graphics at Event Communications and Senior Designer at Conran Design Group. His areas of interest include exhibition design, wayfinding & signage, visitor interpretation and brand identity.
His expertise and understanding of visitor flow and wayfinding needs ensure creative and enduring results for all graphic display, communication and three dimensional design solutions. Chris has delivered exciting and engaging projects for clients such as Historic Royal Palaces, Bath Abbey, University of Liverpool and University of East Anglia.
Siobhan Robson BSc (Hons) MAAT – Financial Controller
Siobhan provides essential and up-to-date financial information on all aspects of commercial and project management. She has a meticulous eye for detail and is also a project management administrator on many of our major projects with client such as SOAS, Norwich Research Park and Bath Abbey.
Siobhan is the first point of contact for all payment and invoicing queries.
Mike Watts – Designer / Illustrator
Mike is a highly talented visualiser, illustrator and technical designer. He has the ability to translate complicated elements of messaging and communications into compelling brand marks and visual stories.
Mike’s specialist skills in technical and landscape illustration have been used by a number of our key clients such as Historic Royal Palaces, New Forest National Park and National Trust.
Ben Gammon BSc DPhil – Interpretation Consultant
Ben is one of the UK’s expert’s on visitors, museum interpretation and informal learning.
From his experience as Head of Learning and Audience Development at the Science Museum, Ben has gained extensive knowledge of policy and operational aspects of museum interpretation.
Ben works closely with ABG Design on a number of projects where his skills and experience are adding benefit for clients such as English Heritage and Bath Abbey.
Gary Fouracres BA (Hons) – Senior Designer
Gary is a versatile member of our creative team, also trained at Somerset College of Arts. He has the ability to deliver creative outcomes across a wide variety of projects working closely with a range of clients such as Historic Scotland, National Army Museum and Norwich Research Park.
In addition to his technical and creative skills Gary has a talent for original thinking and consistently produces designs that exceed client expectations.
Jacob Petteford BA (Hons) – Junior Designer
Jacob graduated from Plymouth College of Arts with a BA in graphic design. He was awarded a post graduate scholarship for part of his course based upon the quality of his work.
He has worked as an intern with a number of agencies and has also delivered a number of brand projects in his freelance capacity.
He has a passion for print and digital design, Jacob is a valuable new member of the ABG team.
John Brockliss DipAD – Design Consultant
John is a former Managing Director of ABG Design and now works on a consultative basis on specific projects where his experience of communicating in the built environment and three-dimensional space is required.
John believes that good design can inspire interest in culture, history and architecture. He is a passionate photographer and you can see a small collection of his work at: