Starting his packaging career at Boots the Chemist, Steve contributed to many key areas of the business over a period of nearly 20 years, acquiring a substantial knowledge of packaging for manufacturing and high volume retailing.
For 4 years Steve was a packaging development manager based in Hong Kong, establishing a team charged with the development and sourcing of packaging from the far eastern markets for the UK and international retail markets.
For the last 5 years Steve has used his considerable packaging knowledge to provide advice, innovation and best practice packaging development design solutions for Design Futures.
Business, Technology and Enterprise
- Design Futures , Art and Design Research Centre
- Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute
Kirkby, J., Battle, S., & Macqueen, P. (2014). FibreForm Paper ties (Design). Marks and Spencer: http://www.shu.ac.uk/research/c3ri/news/new-ms-paper-ties-packaging-innovation-design-futures-0
Battle, S., Kirkby, J., & Macqueen, P. (n.d.). Little Helper : packaging design and process innovation. Little Helper: http://www.littlehelper.co.uk/Products/Furniture/FunPod-Kitchen-Safety-Stand-Mapl