Asbury & Asbury

Asbury & Asbury is writer Nick Asbury and designer Sue Asbury. Nick works as a freelance writer for branding and design projects. Nick and Sue work together on their own self-published projects.

Nick Asbury is a writer for branding and design. He has been described in a Creative Review profile piece as ‘the designer’s writer’. In 2016, he co-authored the revised and updated edition of A Smile in the Mind: Witty thinking in Graphic Design. He is the most awarded writer in the D&AD Writing for Design category. He writes and blogs for the design and creative press, and is a practising poet and reviewer.

Nick and Sue have worked together since 2002. Projects include Perpetual Disappointments Diary (Pan Macmillan/Chronicle 2016), Corpoetics (a collection of corporate copy turned into poetry), Pentone (the verbal equivalent of Pantone), and Mr Blog (a blog documenting all the ‘Mr’ shops on Britain’s high streets).