Jonathan Ford, Pearlfisher Founding Partner & Chief Creative Officer, has been announced as one of the judges for the 2016 Drum Design Awards. Jonathan will be joining an esteemed line-up of judges including Maggie Hodgetts, Head of Design at Waitrose and Kerrin Lumsden, Design Leader of Global Brands at Diageo. The jury will assess the best creative work from the past year across the likes of identity, print, packaging, editorial, website and app design.

In the lead up to the awards, Jonathan has contributed to a discussion with The Drum about whether agencies and brands are too risk adverse to innovate in design. Read the article here.