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After many years of working in the packaging design industry, Stephen set up New Vision Packaging. His work involves liaising between designers and clients, and overseeing the business and its development.
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.
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.
At IDEO, Lydia works with a range of designers to find out what people want and need from experiences such as air travel.
After playing bass in a rock band, Naomi Gibbs now works as a costume designer.
Claire's entry into user experience design was borne out of a passion for making products and services better for people to use. She explains how she got there without having to go to university and offers advice for becoming a user experience designer.
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.
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.
Kate Unwin is a freelance set and costume designer. Her work is split between home, where she designs, and the theatres where her designs are built.
Lottie helps create, design and develop online courses for both institutional and international learners. She explains how her experience working with design helped secure her apprenticeship and talks about what the role involves.
Lynton landed a job as a junior designer soon after graduating in Graphic Communication. He works on branding and graphic design at Spring.
Simon is Head of Design on the comic 2000AD and at Rebellion Publishing, who also publish sci-fi/horror fiction.
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.
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.
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.
Miri Birch studied design for the stage at the Central School of Speech and Drama. She has now overseen the costuming of shows for a number of theatre companies.
Costume designer Mona Kastell specialises in costume for street arts and circus companies.
Lewis is the Head of Studio at SharpFutures, a social enterprise, where he manages and creates graphics which are used for print or online. He started off as a graphic design apprentice and in 2018 was awarded Apprentice of the Year at the Creative & Cultural Skills Awards.
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.
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