Co-founder of Gardiner Richardson, company director and creative director. A collaborative designer and innovator with 30 years’ specialist knowledge in corporate identity and brand creation.
With a career spanning three decades and involving the creation of global brands in the aviation, automotive, transport, tourism as well as FMCG sectors, he has both a diverse and extensive knowledge in building compelling brands.
As Chair of the Board of Trustees for Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art Darren also has an active role in championing the role of creativity in society to build thriving economies.
Darren has a BA Hons degree in Graphic Design from Newcastle Polytechnic and is an associate member of Chartered Society of Designers as well as a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts.