Holmes Wood was founded in 2000 as a unique combination of complementary talents in wayfinding and graphic design.

From our studio near The Barbican in London, we give clients incisive advice as a prelude to design work that is original and appropriate.

At ease with handling creative challenges, our dynamic team combines key skills and areas of specialist knowledge.

These include project management, wayfinding design, graphic design, brand implementation, product design, construction and manufacturing expertise, value engineering and delivery.

Working here

Holmes Wood is a highly creative, energetic, nimble thinking, sociable, close knit team of people. We are graphic designers, information designers, product designers, and design managers, at all different levels.

Are you passionate about design, a team player, enthusiastic, care about the detail? If so, please send us your CV and samples of work info@holmes-wood.com


Holmes Wood consistently appears in professional books, videos, magazines and websites as an example of good practice and creativity. These include:

Archigraphia ReduxRichard Poulin (introductory essay by Alex Wood)
British Design 2010
Graphic Design in Architecture – Jie Zhou
New Signage Design: Connecting People & SpacesWang Shaoqiang
Novum. 12.16 + Wayfinding
Wayshowing > Wayfinding: Basic & Interactive – Per Mollerup
Wayshowing: A Guide to Environmental Signage; Principles & Practices
– Per Mollerup

Red Things

At the end of each year, we send out a seasonal gift to the many friends of our business. We want to make this something useful as well as amusing.