Tony Blow

Tony Blow is Strategic Director at Stand, a Glasgow and Amsterdam based brand consultancy.


Tony quickly gets to the heart of a brand and its needs, suggests ways forward, then directs design-led solutions.

CURRENT ROLE

2019–present

Strategic Director

(Brand & creative strategy)


Stand, Glasgow & Amsterdam

FORMER ROLES

2018–2019

Senior Designer/Art Director

(Brand & creative)


Stand, Glasgow & Amsterdam


2002–2018

Senior Designer

(Brand & environments)

Graven Images, Glasgow


2000–2002

Graphic Designer

(Brand, print & digital)

Pointsize Associates, Glasgow


1999–2000

Graphic Designer

(Film, TV & experiential)

Iso Design, Glasgow


1999–2000

Production Assistant

(Magazine & editorial)

Product magazine, Edinburgh


1998

Design intern

(Type, editorial & advertising)

Plazm, Portland OR (USA)



OTHER ENGAGEMENTS

2007–present

Editor & Art Director

(All Torque magazine)

Independent Porsche Enthusiasts Club, UK


2004–2017

DJ and rockstar

(World’s biggest burlesque club)

Club Noir, Glasgow


2012–2017

Visiting Lecturer

(Visual Communications)

Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow

OTHER ENGAGEMENTS

2007–present

Editor & Art Director

(All Torque magazine)

Independent Porsche Enthusiasts Club, UK


2004–2017

DJ and rockstar

(World’s biggest burlesque club)

Club Noir, Glasgow


2012–2017

Visiting Lecturer

(Visual Communications)

Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow


A film for Police Scotland that makes men think about how their attitudes create a culture where entitled behaviours can escalate – sometimes all the way to sexual violence.

An interactive ‘live map’ for Glasgow School of Art that uses its incredible creative network to show routes beyond an art school education, global cultural influence, and the vibrancy of its home city.

A multimedia marketing campaign for National Galleries of Scotland that puts the audience at its heart, by using visitor reactions to contemporary art as advertising slogans.

A copy platform for the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships that grounds the world’s biggest ever cycling event in a Glaswegian welcome and inspires all of Scotland to embrace the power of the bike.

Brand management for Tinderbox, praised by the Independent as “The UK’s coolest coffee bars” and by Vogue as a “Groovy espresso emporium”. Support of bids to landlords for new espresso bar locations.

A name, brand, identity and strategy to bring five leading technology and infrastructure companies together as one. Positioned as a market leader from day one, quickly acquired by private equity investors and growing rapidly.

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