Coca-Cola recruits Attik founder Sommerville as design chief

JAMES Sommerville, the co-founder of Yorkshire design firm Attik, has been appointed as the head of design for soft drinks giant Coca-Cola.

Mr Sommerville, who launched Attik from a room in his grandmother's attic in Huddersfield with a £2,000 grant from the Prince's Trust, has worked closely with Coke for several years, helping to create a new global brand for the drink in 2006 and was behind the iconic drink can designs it launched for events including the 2010 World Cup.

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