new eCD joins design b&B

Commence virtual parade!

Illustration celebrating the arrival of Richard Westendorf to Design B&B

Effective December 7, 2020, Richard Westendorf is appointed as Executive Creative Director for Design B&B. Richard has worked in advertising and design for more than 25 years. As Executive Creative Director, he will be responsible for setting the creative vision and ensuring the overall quality and strategic clarity of Design B&B’s creative product, and be located in Chicago, IL.

Richard is known for finding the intersection of strategically smart and aesthetically pleasing design solutions. He has led global, national, and regional brands across various industries from Old Spice to Starbucks to 1net IT management. Richard spent the bulk of his career at Landor, holding many leadership roles including on the Landor Creative Council as the regional lead for NA as well as five-year stint leading the creative vision for the Singapore office. Prior to design, Richard worked in advertising at Northlich in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Richard has garnered many national and international design awards, including a Cannes Design Lion. In his spare time, Richard enjoys reading, working out, and creating original artwork.

Please join us in welcoming Richard to the Design B&B team.

photo of Richard Westendorf, Executive Creative Director