David Turner is a founding partner, along with Bruce Duckworth, and co-head of design for Turner Duckworth. Turner Duckworth is a consumer brand identity and packaging design firm with collaborating studios in San Francisco and London. We create clarity for clients ranging from global brands to entrepreneurial start ups. Our work consistently achieves both commercial and critical success. This year we have won over 40 international awards including the first ever Grand Prix at Cannes for Design (Coca-Cola) and we have been nominated for a Grammy in '09 (Metallica).
In this economic downturn, name one thing you have done to weather the tough times.
If you weren't a designer, what would you be?
Out of work
What's the one thing ALWAYS in your bag that you never leave home without?
I'm always losing that damn bag. Can't
remember what's in it.
If you could spend 15 minutes talking to any person, living or dead, who would it be and why?
Richard Warner. He was my best friend and I miss him.
If you could work for anyone, a client or on a project, what would it be? Re-do the identity for the 2012 London Olympics.
ONE THING I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT IS My wife
They usually wear a
hat and dark glasses in public.
READING Charlatan by Pope Brock. It's about goat testicle transplants. I recommend it.
FAVORITE TV SHOWS
Lawrence of Arabia. It has to be on a big
FAVORITE MUSIC, BAND, SONG
Death Magnetic, Metallica of course.