34 Creative people in total for Design
Costume designer Mona Kastell specialises in costume for street arts and circus companies.
Martin started out in information design, but soon broadened his offering to other areas of communication design. After working both in-house and for agencies, he founded Epitype.
Simon works for a global digital marketing agency. He got into account management through a graduate scheme, offering him a structured introduction to his career.
Graham Gilhooly is a Senior Designer for 20/20 Productions. He started off by studying graphic design at college and loves having the opportunity to be creative every day.
At IDEO, Lydia works with a range of designers to find out what people want and need from experiences such as air travel.
British abstract artist Peter Vaillant says that there is no worst aspect to his career and that he loves creating his artwork so much, he doesn't see it as a job. We spoke to him more about his role, how he became an abstract artist and how you can too.
Admir works for lighting design company Mindseye. He works with architects and interior designers to enhance interior spaces with light.
Lucie drew on years of experience in publications, marketing and design to launch her own agency. She works solely with charities, doing branding, campaigns and merchandise for print and online.
Karen started out working in a clothing factory, training to be a sample machinist. She then worked her way up within the fashion industry until she was running her own recruitment business. Karen explains her career journey and offers tips for getting into fashion recruitment.
Emma Turpin set up her own jewellery brand after graduating with a degree in Jewellery. As well as designing her collections, she works at a gallery as an assistant jeweller.
Alex Marker designs sets for theatre productions. He discusses how to make them realistic spaces and represent the context of the play. He also shares his five tips for getting started in set design.
After graduating with a degree in illustration, Sarah Holden decided to focus more on design. She now works as a graphic design assistant and also a print maker, putting on collaborative exhibitions. She explained her role and how to get into design.
The RSA Student Design Awards have been running for 93 years, helping young designers develop their skills and gain employment. In 2017 the team behind the programme were awarded the Creative & Cultural Skills Design Skills Award.
Joe always saw photography as a hobby, but gradually he found opportunities for it to become his career. Since completing an apprenticeship with Out of Hand, Joe has started working for Garment Quarter, creating the images for their website and social media accounts.
Lynton landed a job as a junior designer soon after graduating in Graphic Communication. He works on branding and graphic design at Spring.
After playing bass in a rock band, Naomi Gibbs now works as a costume designer.
Steve builds and often designs scenery for theatre, film and television production companies. He has worked on films such as City of Ember and HBO’s Game of Thrones.
Nikki started off in branding and print design. After realising her skills were more people- and process-focused, she moved over into client services.
After a year in his first design job, Andy co-founded brand design agency Multiadaptor. With a small team, the company has worked for the BBC, Swarovski, and many other high-profile brands.
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