Tony Blow

Tony Blow is Strategic Director at Stand, a Glasgow and Amsterdam based brand communications agency. At Stand, he helps clients use their brand to achieve defined business goals.


Tony quickly gets to the heart of a brand and its challenges, suggests ways forward, then directs design-led solutions. Two decades in cross-disciplinary design provides him with the tools and experience to guide any project from insight to delivery (and the practical skills to pick up a laptop and get things done).

CURRENT ROLE

2019–present

Strategic Director

(brand communication)

Stand, Glasgow and Amsterdam

FORMER ROLES

2018–2019

Senior Designer/Art Director

(brand communication)

Stand, Glasgow and Amsterdam


2002–2018

Senior Designer

(brand expression through graphics and environments)

Graven Images, Glasgow


2000–2002

Graphic Designer

(brand identity, print and publications)

Pointsize Associates, Glasgow


1999–2000

Graphic Designer

(typography and identity for film and television)

Iso Design, Glasgow


1999–2000

Production Assistant

(magazine direction, design and production)

Product magazine, Edinburgh


1998

Design intern

(branding, advertising, typography and editorial)

Plazm, Portland OR (USA)


OTHER ENGAGEMENTS

2007–present

Editor and art director

(All Torque magazine)

The Independent Porsche Enthusiasts Club, UK


2004–2017

DJ and rockstar

(at the world’s biggest burlesque club)

Club Noir, Glasgow


2012–2017

Visiting Lecturer

(Visual Communications)

Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow

PAST CLIENT HIGHLIGHTS

The Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Government

Royal Bank of Scotland

British Airways

Radisson Hotels

The Harris Tweed Authority

BBC Scotland

Nike