Keith is Creative Director and one of the founding partners of Studio1440. A former Art Director with GQ magazine and The Daily Telegraph, he has more than 16 years’ experience in senior design roles across the media industry.
His work at luxury men’s magazine GQ saw him collaborate with some of the finest magazine editors, photographers, stylists and writers in the world. As well as onset creative direction and the execution of the magazine, Keith oversaw the design of GQ’s prestigious awards for Grooming, Food and Drinks, and Cars. He was also influential in the design and branding of the publisher’s digital platforms, including the launch of the hugely successful weekly digital magazine ‘GQ Hype’.
Keith’s life and work has taken him around the world – he has lived in London, Hong Kong and Croatia. He has worked onset for cover shoots in New York and LA, and created, pitched and executed concepts for some of the biggest names in music, film, sport and fashion – from Dua Lipa to Raheem Sterling, Stormzy to Ricky Gervais.
A graduate in News and Media from the industry-renowned University of Northumbria, Keith spent his early career on Fleet Street, working for The Mail on Sunday, City AM and The Sunday Telegraph, and taking freelance projects with The Independent, The Independent on Sunday and Out magazine in New York. This culminated in 7 years at The Daily Telegraph as Art Director.
Keith has won several awards for his feature design work, including being recognised by the SND Awards for the design of The Telegraph’s 2015 Rugby World Cup magazine.