Born in London, Alphabetical’s Tommy Taylor studied at Somerset College of Art. In 2003 he was appointed junior designer at creative studio HGV where he had the opportunity to work alongside mentor Pierre Vermeir. After a stint as a hired creative gunslinger at several top London agencies, he formed Alphabetical in 2010 and works with clients such as Royal Mail, Marks & Spencer, British Heart Foundation. In 2010 Alphabetical even created a brand for Santa, as part of brand language specialist Quietroom’s Christmas card.
Sky’s the Limit
With more that twenty million customers, Sky is the largest marketer in the UK. Its Europe’s leading investor in television content (£4.6bn annually) and employs 3000 people that commission or produced programmes for TV – its also the UK’s third-largest TV as sales house. In 2009 Sky formed a professional cycling team (Team Sky), which has won the Tour de France twice already, including as part of Bradley Wiggin’s 2012 victory – the first time a Brit ever scooped the title.