‘Bring me convenience and bring me joy’ is Howard Sullivan’s mantra for retail 2021 and beyond. Renowned for their boundary-pushing retail strategy and design, YourStudio is an international retail design practice that Howard founded with Tom Philipson, his business partner. With one toe in the ‘what’s next’, their lifeblood is working with retail brands to help them build the architecture of connection, from the design of future flagships to test stores to digital brand ecosystems and storytelling.
From a digital waterslide in Topshop to a giant multi-sensory beehive for Pandora, their expertise is bringing pulsating emotion to omni-channel retail, their golden thread, to inspire human connection. Their digital and immersive experiential retail work that has won awards worldwide.
Howard is passionate about next gen design and has taught at London’s Royal College of Art and Parsons School of Design, New York.