26-32 Voltaire Road
T: 0044 (0) 207 622 5075
Founded in 2004, Pinch is the collaboration between husband and wife team Russell Pinch and Oona Bannon.
Born in 1973, Russell Pinch graduated from Ravensbourne College of Design, London. After graduating he worked as Sir Terence Conran's design assist
ant and in 1995 he became a Senior Product Designer for the Conran Group. Here he was responsible for developing a diverse range of products for the Conran shops and restaurants and many of the designs for the Conran Collection, Conran's benchmark home-wa
After 5 years with Conran, Russell co-founded The Nest, a multi-disciplinary brand design agency with clients including British Airways, WHSmith, Rip Curl and Selfridges.
In 2004 a return to furniture design beckoned and PINCH
, a furniture, product and interior design company, was born.
Also born in 1973, Oona started her career as a researcher/producer in TV, working for a number of production companies including Zenith Productions, Meridian and Optimum Television. S
he then went on to spend 6 years in the design industry. Starting as an Account Manager at The Nest she was then Account Director at branding agency Bloom for 4 years. Her final and certainly most luxurious posting pre-PINCH was her role as European Hotel
reviewer for the luxury hotel guide book brand Mrs and Mrs Smith.