Urban Nomads: David

Meet David – an Executive Creative Director from Yorkshire, who married in Tokyo and works in Hong Kong. At National Portrait Gallery, London, he talks about his passion in branding and favourite places in London, Amsterdam, New York and Hong Kong.


Where are you from, where have you been and where are you now?

Born in Yorkshire to a sign writer family then moved to London, Melbourne, Berlin and then to Hong Kong. Now living back in London.

What’s your passion? 

New influences and creative thinking is what gets me out of bed, I’m lucky enough to do this for a living working as a regional creative director for one of the world’s biggest branding agencies.

Can tell us your favorite secret spot(s) in your favourite city? 

69 Colebrooke Row
Bar with No Name, London

Bar with no Name in London for cocktails (picture), Peter Lugers in New York for steak, Cafe de Elland in Amsterdam for a cosy Beer (Prinsengracht 296, 1016 HW Amsterdam, Netherlands) and Club 71 in Hong Kong for casual catch up with friends (67 Hollywood Rd, Central, Hong Kong).

Apart from MAMIMU Laptop Tote, what is your favourite piece(s) you are wearing today?

CUFFS Hong Kong
CUFFS Custom Clothing, Hong Kong

A custom shirt from CUFFS (picture) in Hong Kong, a tie from Alexander Olch, New York and finished with a Panerai Luminor Marina watch from Italy.

Laptop Tote Bag Collection