Friday, March 14, 2008

Grand Designs

Grand Designs
link to TV episode

Anthony Harrison-Griffin BA Hons

2008 – current Bigatmosphere Limited Designer ( (

Manufactures of high end Sunglass products.
Product is under development, due to be launched mid 2009.

2005 – current Suntile UK Ltd
Design and Marketing Director (acting CEO)

Joint owned
Manufactures of natural
light source products.
A unique replacement roof tile and sunlight ducting system
Responsible from concept through to product production.

Patents in UK and USA
2008 - Designed and developed a unique prototype Sunlight catcher system used in and underground house featured on Grand Designs program code names " the prawn" as seen above

1994 – current Design Direct Ltd and Dot Design UK Ltd. Owner / Director (email:

Both companies dedicated to design, development & marketing.
Numerous worldwide patents and registered designs. Areas of business Include: Houseware products, distributed, marketed and
sold under individual license agreements to a worldwide market, under numerous brands such as: Le Creuset, WMF, Rosle, Tupperware, Silit, Khun Rikon, TALA, and Cole and Mason.

The design & development of promotional items for the leisure industry, for various clients including: William Grants, Absolute Vodka, Barcadi-Martini, Marboro, JR Reynolds and largely British American Tobacco.

Dot Design also undertakes direct design commissions for companies such as Nuaire, Le Creuset & Willowstone Garden Products Ltd

1983 – 1994 Cole & Mason Ltd. Design Director
General Houseware manufacture
Created the first clear plastic pepper mill, becoming the world leader in Pepper mills
Achieved The Queens Award for Export in 1986
Established a Disney Licenced range of Childrens products
Numerous worldwide Patents

1981 – 1983 Blue Ocean Marketing Owner / Director
Marketing new innovative ideas, predominantly electronic.

The London Agency Joint Owner / Director
Production, merchandise & supportive material mainly for the film / video industry.

TG Design Owner / Director
A general product design & development consultancy.
Provided in-house design support for Gillette UK working on their Papermate stationary range. Design and developed the case and human interface for the OSCar synthersiser for Oxford Synthersiser Company.

1978 – 1981 Central School of Art & Design. BA Hons

1 comment:

Cowboys and Custard said...

Hello Anthony
Managed to find you again...
Love the layout.. stylish, slick and very you!

Michele x