Two of the founders of Bean MC, the creative independent that split last
month, have relaunched as a new brand development and communications
company, Bean Andrews Norways Cramphorn.
The new agency unites the marketing and managerial experience of Robert
Bean and Mark Cramphorn from Bean MC, with Graeme Norways, who art
directed Young and Rubicam’s acclaimed ‘Carl in New York’ ad for
The fourth member of the quartet is the design expert, Jim Andrews, a
founder of the design consultancy, Basten Greenhill Andrews, who is
fundamental to the positioning of the new company, according to the co-
founder, Robert Bean.
‘We are building in design from scratch. What sets us apart will be
baked in, not bolted on to, the company,’ Bean said.
BANC will specialise in the overhaul of clients’ businesses, from
advertising and logos to communications and even interior design.