Youmeus works with ambitious brands who want to remain relevant amid the changes driven by technology, disruptive new ideas and the evolving attitudes and behaviour of today’s new generation of consumers. With a combination of robust insight combined with creative thinking, we help our clients unlock new ideas, opportunities and define compelling visions.
We believe that design is at its most successful when considered as a whole and that identity, appearance and function make up the complete experience. Youmeus.
Services. We provide a bespoke service covering insight and design strategy. Innovation, industrial design. User experience and user interaction design. Design identity and packaging design.
Chris Christou, Founder,
After graduating in industrial design from Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication in 1994, Chris began his design career at kdo and then worked at Seymourpowell, Native and Fitch. In 2003 he founded Youmeus focusing on bridging the gap between design and brand experience.
Chris takes a hands on approach in the studio, acting as creative lead on a number of key accounts including, Kenwood and Panasonic Japan.
Kathy Forsyth, Creative
Kathy is a cool hunter. She graduated 20 years ago with a degree in graphic design but started her career assisting on fashion shoots, working with clients such as Arena Men, Vogue l'uomo and advertising campaigns for Topshop.
Following her stint in fashion she spent 8 years working for Sebastian Conran and later Conran & Partners as an industrial stylist defining trends in furniture, interiors and product.
Her work at Youmeus focuses on providing up to date forecasts in product and lifestyle categories to inform new product and brand experience opportunities.
Romain qualified as a designer at the École Internationale de Design in France. He has previously worked at Lafuma followed by positions at Inédit Atelier Design, ID’s Design, Youmeus and Industrial Facility under Sam Hecht and Kim Colin.
Working as an independent design consultant, Romain supports Youmeus on all areas of research, creative and design. He has a sensitive approach to design with a passion for materials and the process of making.