Monotype Appoints Multi Award-Winning Agency Creative Director Graham Sturt to Lead its New Creative Development & Production Team

Press Release

Monotype Appoints Multi Award-Winning Agency Creative Director Graham Sturt to Lead its New Creative Development & Production Team

Press Release

Monotype Appoints Multi Award-Winning Agency Creative Director Graham Sturt to Lead its New Creative Development & Production Team

  • Monotype appoints Graham Sturt as Director of Creative Development and Production, leading an in-house multidisciplinary team across the globe. 
  • Graham previously held creative leadership roles including at Interbrand, and Superunion. 
  • His work has been recognised by industry awards including D&AD, Dutch Creativity Awards, Design Week, Cannes Lions, European Design Awards and One Show. 

LONDON, England., November 6th, 2023 – Type and technology specialist Monotype has announced the appointment of Graham Sturt as Director of Creative Development and Production at Monotype. 
 
Graham joins the Monotype team in London, having spent the past 16 years in Amsterdam. During his time in the Netherlands, he held a number of creative roles at leading international agencies including Interbrand and Superunion, developing award-winning creative projects for clients such as The Heineken Company, WPP, ING, PostNL and Johan Cruijff ArenA. During this period, Graham also collaborated with Monotype on numerous type related projects including Pride Amsterdam, The World’s First Variable Font Logo & How To Choose The Right Typeface. 
 
Graham’s extensive agency experience includes seamlessly blending both strategy and design to engage audiences, leading large multidisciplinary teams and nurturing the culture and talent of high-performing creative studios. In his new role as Monotype’s Director of Creative Development and Production, Graham will spearhead the new Creative Development and Production global team, developing and executing creative concepts and campaigns across Monotype’s business.  
 
An active member of the design community and a long-time passionate advocate of Dutch design, Graham’s work has been recognised by a host of international awards, such as D&AD, Dutch Creativity Awards, Design Week, Cannes Lions, European Design Awards and One Show. He also hosted the ‘Dutch Design Heroes’, an ongoing series of interviews with some of the Netherland’s foremost designers. 
 
Graham Sturt, Creative Type Director at Monotype said, “This new role at Monotype is an exciting challenge - I’m developing and leading a new and dynamic multidisciplinary in-house creative team at one of the world’s most creative and innovative companies. I’ve collaborated with Monotype many times over the years, so joining the team now feels like a natural step. I’ve had a life-long love of type so I’m thrilled to be part of a company that understands and celebrates type’s power and potential - and to help it tell that story through world-class creative content.”  
 
Phil Garnham, Executive Creative Director at Monotype said, “Graham’s extensive agency experience with global brands and his deep understanding of type’s role in visual systems makes him the ideal person to lead our new creative team. Many of us at Monotype have collaborated with Graham in the past, his expertise and passion for pushing typography in new directions will be a huge asset as we collectively define our connection to type in the digital age.”  

About Monotype    
Monotype creates brands that matter with type, technology, and expertise.  
The company partners with leading foundries to deliver the broadest inventory of high-quality typefaces in the world for our customers. Monotype Fonts is a leading font management platform in the industry and combines the world’s largest collection of award-winning type, the expertise of the most sought-after foundries and type designers and trusted and secure font management — all under a single agreement.   
Further information is available at www.monotype.com.    
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Press Contacts 

Charlotte Simcock 
Corporate Communications & PR for Monotype – Global 
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Lauren Lovell 
ThoughtLDR PR for Monotype - US 
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Alice Broughton 
ThoughtLDR PR for Monotype – UK 
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Harry Green 
ThoughtLDR PR for Monotype - France  
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Tanja Koschade 
Koschade PR for Monotype - Germany 
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