Design for life, art & culture

Formed 2000. A commercial graphic arts & design studio.
Established in the UK — working internationally.

Who we are

A creative practice providing consultancy, design and development for brand, environment, print and digital media to the arts, culture and sustainability sectors.

We work with good people to make good things happen.

What we believe

We believe that good design should do more than look good. Good design should influence behaviour and change minds.

How we think and how we do

We develop relationships that produce crafted and thoughtful output. The process is fun. Our ideas have substance and are realised through strategic application.

Incorporating traditional production techniques with contemporary design process and technology, we maintain a youthful and lively approach to balancing a roster and range of expertise.

Our development is underpinned by critical evaluation of what works, what does not and what can be done to surpass a project’s basic requirement.

Part of Benchmark

In 2013 dust became part of the Sustainability Science Division of Benchmark plc (

Working internationally Benchmark has over 1000 people with operations and presence including the US, Europe and Asia. Composed around Health, Knowledge, Genetics and Nutrition, Benchmark develops best practice direction throughout the food chain.

Alongside a vibrant external portfolio we work to help partners articulate and shape the mechanisms required to support, establish and develop their story and operation.


  • Sheffield

    • Patrick Walker — Founder / Creative Direction
    • Alun Cocks — Production & Direction
    • James Bailey — Project & Operations Management
    • Ashleigh Armitage — Design Direction & Publishing
    • Alexandra Jenkinson — Design & Art Direction
    • Alex Godfrey — Brand & Design
    • Mick Marston — Art Direction / Illustration
    • Andrew Robinson— Digital
    • Laure Carnet — Creative Partnerships
    • Stephanie Gale — Studio Manager
  • Associates

    • Georgina Barrett — Content & Account Management
    • Pamela Bowman — Typography & Book Arts


t. 0114-258-2266

340 Glossop Rd
S10 2HW