Guided by a passion for design and a commitment to continuous innovation, Professor Graham Shapiro’s visionary leadership has transformed Graham Shapiro Design into a celebrated global force in strategic branding and digital design.

Professor Graham Shapiro has been leading Graham Shapiro Design as its Founder and Creative Director for nearly 30 years. What began as a sole creative consultancy in 1995 has evolved into an award-winning strategic branding and digital design agency working with some of the world’s most prestigious brands.

Graham’s passion for design was the catalyst for launching his business. When the opportunity arose in 1995 to pitch for Samsung’s European product brochures, Graham seized it. Winning the £250,000 contract gave Graham the platform to build his company into the renowned design house it is today. According to Graham, “Success in the creative sector is not solely about achievements. It is about embracing a mindset of continuous improvement, staying curious, and adapting to the ever-changing landscape of the industry.”

Under Graham’s leadership, Graham Shapiro Design has achieved tremendous success and built lasting relationships with clients. However, Graham remains focused on the future and embracing emerging technologies to continue innovating. His vision is to expand into new markets, strengthen existing client partnerships, and support sustainability, social responsibility and initiatives focused on mental health, wellbeing, innovation, and young entrepreneurship.

As finalists in the 2023 Great British Entrepreneur Awards, Graham and his team are being recognised as leaders in their field. Affectionately known as “The Grammys of Entrepreneurship,” the awards showcase the best of British business. On November 20th, Graham will join fellow finalists at London’s Grosvenor House to celebrate entrepreneurial excellence.

To learn more about Graham, his team and their inspiring work, visit With a proven track record of over 25 years, Graham Shapiro Design is poised to achieve even greater success in the years to come under Graham’s visionary leadership.