Founder, Creative Director
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 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. Before joining Youmeus he worked at Lafuma, developing backpacks and travel bags followed by positions at Inédit Atelier Design and ID’s Design.
Romain focuses in all areas of research, creative and design. He has a sensitive approach to design with a passion for materials and the process of making.