Blake is the Co-Founder and Creative Director of Zinc, a Design & Innovation Lab in Barcelona. Blake brings 20 years’ experience of human centered design and innovation, working around the world across many different categories.
His career includes 12 years at the globally renowned consultancy, Smart Design, where he worked at their New York studio for 5 years before coming to Europe to establish and lead their European studio in Barcelona for 7 years. At Smart Design, he helped many Blue Chip brands with innovation, design & UX challenges, bringing new products and services to life in both the physical and digital worlds. His clients included HP, Vodafone, Samsung, Microsoft, Panasonic and many others, working across both hardware and software.
In recent years at Zinc, he has collaborated with both startups and established brands, helping them to innovate and bring world class design and UX to their products & services.