Strategy TNT: Tom Crabtree
Jun 25 2013
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
235 Gough St
San Francisco, CA 94102
Tom Crabtree is the founder and creative director of Manual, a design and visual communication studio in San Francisco.
Born in Yorkshire, England, Tom spent the first part of his career in London in the working for design studios with clients in contemporary art, fashion, and luxury retail.
In 2006 Tom relocated to San Francisco to join Apple as an Art Director, specializing in packaging design.
In 2009 he founded Manual. In a short time Manual has built an international reputation for producing intelligently crafted identity design for clients in technology, fashion, food, and culture.
Tom is also founder and publisher of Loose Leaf — a Manual-published and large-format art publication. Loose Leaf commissions and publishes works from artists, photographers, and designers worldwide.
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