Harrison & Sons Ltd Printers
In late 1963 Marber was engaged by Harrison & Sons Ltd Printers as Consultant art director until 1971, and this part-time position was initially for one or two days per week. The role involved guidance and training to existing staff, recommendations for strengthening the team, conceiving ideas and overseeing projects with Harrison’s studio staff. He worked on a wide variety of projects including brochures, promotional material, corporate identity, stationery, postage stamps and publishing.
Harrison and Sons was a major worldwide engraver and printer, including of postage stamps and banknotes, based in High Wycombe. The company was originally founded in London in 1750 and its high quality printing pedigree was internationally respected. Harrison’s was one of a number of established companies for whom Marber acted as a consultant designer with a remit to ensure their corporate identity material had a modern profile and contemporary relevance. Marber was particularly pleased with the brochure he designed for the heritage printing company, keen to convey the skilled craftsmanship and precision involved.