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David Armistead

Managing Director

David joined LAT in 1979 after a spell in the police force. Fast became a strong member of the then 'Line A Tone Studio' team. Dealing mainly with the core of the business typesetting and plate making, for the majority of the litho printers in the Preston & the Lancashire area. In 1989 the owner of LAT stepped down and David & Mick took over the business, and with the shift in computer design over the 90's. David's role in the business changed to his present position of the overseeing of LATcreative's workflow.


Mick Tapper

Creative Director

Michael studied visual communication at Blackpool and The Fylde college. After leaving college he worked at Baxi Heating and Intereurope Technical Services before joining latcreative. Michael has handled projects in most sectors including medical, leisure, building, manufacturing to name but a few, designing for print, web and signage. He feels that being a watercolour artist in his spare time adds another facet to his design skills and helps with colour and spacial awareness.


Peter Heyworth

Photographer & Web

Peter started in 1976 his photographic apprenticeship with Format Studios Preston, covering a wide range of Studio and fashion photography for Grattan & Littlewoods catalogues. Moving in 1982 to Winter & Kidson a well established Preston based industrial & commercial photographic Studio undertaking assignments for BNFL, Amec, BAe and other national companies. Further adding to his already extensive photographic experience. In 1999 Peter joined LAT and added Web design and build to his now well experienced photographic base.


John Threlfall

Graphic Designer

John undertook a National Diploma in Graphic Design followed by a BA (Hons) Degree in Graphic Design at Blackpool & The Fylde College. During the degree John won a D&AD award in the Ambient Media category, as well as the prestigious D&AD Student of the Year award. This was closely followed by the ADCE (Art Directors Club of Europe) European Student of the Year Award. After Blackpool, John completed a Masters Degree in Creative Imaging at The University of Huddersfield.  Following his education John gained valuable experience at a number of top design agencies before joining us, where he has been a Graphic Designer for the past 6 years.