Paul Franklin Joins Heavenly
12 July 2010 Jim Harrison,
The appointment of Paul Franklin as Heavenly’s Deputy Creative Director will see the reinstatement of his creative partnership with Martin Lambie-Nairn.
Paul will report directly to Martin, providing a dynamic complement to him that will drive Heavenly’s creative output. Paul starts on 19.07.10
Paul, who has an extensive freelance portfolio, worked at Lambie-Nairn with Martin and was Creative Director on numerous projects with him, including projects for the BBC and a full rebrand of Abu Dhabi TV. His time with the WPP subsidiary also included directing work on Swiss Telco –Sunrise, O2 and EA Games. Prior to this, Paul was Lead Senior Designer for the Nokia Design Brand Team where his work included harmonising their global identity.
Martin, commenting on Paul’s appointment said: “I am delighted to be working with Paul again. He is one of the most talented and inspirational designers that I have ever worked with. His vision, insight and creativity will add real value to Heavenly and our clients and his appointment is a further sign of our commitment to create great design.”
Speaking of his appointment, Franklin said “Being reunited with Martin is great and I am very excited about what the future holds. The team at Heavenly are very gifted and I am delighted to be part of it. The role at Heavenly is one that any designer would be excited by.”
Franklin’s arrival further strengths the senior team at Heavenly and follows Gwen Kotschy’s recent appointment as Head of Television and the Company’s acquisition of Personal Branding Business ‘Be A Brand’ and the arrival of its MD, James Fenner.