Neil started his career as a furniture designer before moving into interior and lighting design 30 years ago. His current practice takes in all his passions; interiors, branding and digital. Neil then started his own business, NWD, expanding his work to incorporate both graphic and digital design. The last 11 years have seen NWD become a much respected force within the North East design sector.

Neil and NWD work across a number of industries including leisure, retail, culture and automobile. His clients include; Hammerson UK, Primula Ltd, Arnold Laver & Co Ltd, Miller UK Ltd, The National Glass Centre, Kipfold plc, Nevamar plc, Be Modern Ltd, Henson Motor Group, Workpattern Ltd and Tangent Office Furniture Ltd. 

Neil’s Design Council clients have included NEPIC, Wharfe Valley Farms, Calvis Ltd, Northumberland Cheese Company ltd, Tate’s Travel and Journeys in Movement.

Neil is a member of the Chartered Society of Designers and was appointed Membership Assessor in 2005.