Merle Hall has nearly 20 years’ design consultancy experience, joining Kinneir Dufort (KD) in 2009. In 2016 she led a management buyout and was appointed managing director. Her design consultancy background stems from expertise in design strategy, branding and innovation and she now leads KD’s 90-strong multidisciplinary team across three UK sites, designing meaningful and memorable physical and digital brand experiences globally. KD advises clients on the value of design thinking at all organisational levels and its client partners range from start-ups to multinationals including Roche, Bayer, Unilever, Coca Cola, Raspberry Pi and Sony. In 2017 Hall took the title of International Director of the Year at the Institute of Directors South West Director of the Year Awards.
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The panel discuss why the Bristol and Bath region is a strong centre for design. Who are the designers who live and work in the two cities?