Rob Dakin

Creator and founder of Clockwork Soldier, Rob Dakin has worked in the product design industry for over seventeen years. Starting as a Junior Branding Designer in 2000, he soon realised his passions lay elsewhere and joined Tigerprint as a Conceptual Product and Packaging Designer, progressing quickly to more senior levels working for Hallmark UK. During his career, Rob has created and designed original gifts, games, licensed products and ranges for Marks & Spencers, John Lewis, Paperchase, The Early Learning Centre, Selfridges and many more. In 2011, Rob launched Clockwork Soldier a design led children’s gift company producing unique and original products that now can be found in shops, museums and cultural heritage sites throughout the UK and in more than twelve countries worldwide.