NEW YORK, USA // Beardwood&Co. is a branding agency specializing in strategy, innovation and design. Since 2004, they have brought strategic wisdom and courageous creativity to propel growth for existing brands and build mighty new ones. The company has won many design awards, but Julia is especially proud to have won the Nielsen Design Impact Award for sales growth attributable to packaging in both 2017 and 2018.
Julia graduated from Newcastle University in her native UK, and studied French language at L'Universite of Paris - La Sorbonne. She started her career in brand management with P&G in the UK, working on the Pampers and Ariel brands. After moving to New York with her husband, Jonathan, she worked in advertising with DMB&B for 10 years, across many brands for P&G and Kraft. After shifting over to Landor, Julia became Executive Director, Brand Identity. At Landor NY, she led major branding projects including Pepperidge Farm, Florida Tourism, Pizza Hut, Smirnoff, Gatorade, Lipitor, and Motorola.
Julia launched Beardwood&Co. in 2004 to work directly with clients on projects she felt passionate about. Today, Beardwood&Co. works with leading brands like Honest Tea, Pottery Barn, Colgate-Palmolive, Anheuser-Busch and Sabra, as well as entrepreneurs like Aden & Anais, S'well Bottle, IT Cosmetics and Little Secrets.