12/30/2010 10:36:00 AM
Power 50 Profile: Alastair Curtis, chief designer, Nokia
2008 Product Design
Mancunian Alastair Curtis took charge of Nokia’s handset design with a brief from the powers that be to ‘take it to the next level’. After intense lobbying to the senior management in Finland, he secured investment for more resources and located to London. He has since drafted in some world-class designers and is looking to build on Nokia’s heritage, and make ‘beautiful products’. The upcoming Nokia N96 is the first to bear his DNA.