63 Industry insights in total for Design
Simon McFarlane runs a web design business, building bespoke websites for diverse clients. His career path evolved over the years, but his early track record as a technology trainer proved invaluable.
Emma is a freelance heritage illustrator, who works on trails, guidebooks and maps for stately homes and castles. She uses her own experiences to discuss ten myths about illustration.
The Creative & Cultural Industries Team at Barking & Dagenham College won the 2018 Creative & Cultural Skills Training Provider of the Year Award. We spoke to Games, Art & Animation Course Leader and Creative Skills Project Co-ordinator, Katie Morgan, about their work and success.
George Burton is Creative Manager at online fashion retail brand boohoo.com, He shared six pieces of advice for fashion and design careers.
Branding consultant Damian Cranney started up his own design business, Frank Design. He gave five pieces of advice for anyone starting out.
Justin Southgate has forged a reputation in the field of exhibition design. His company, Southgate Design is known for exciting, innovative concepts.
Hennie Haworth is a freelance illustrator. She has worked with many major brands, including Waitrose and Vodafone. She shared six pieces of advice for illustrators starting out.
What steps do you need to take for a design career? This infographic created by Fifteen Design tracks the journey, from leaving education to finding a first job in the design industry.
Creatives can find work in many industries – and the digital sector is no exception. Amy Edwards from recruitment website Bubble Jobs explains how the creative and digital industries can overlap.
Dan Hopwood runs his own interior design company whose clients include bankers, lawyers and celebrities. He recreates stunning interiors, combining modern and more traditional designs.
James Nunn is a graphic artist and has designed countless book jackets for publishers. He spoke about how he built his career, with 3 tips for designing book covers.
Rhiannon Jones is a graphic designer working for Warner Music Group. She spoke about how a 3 month internship led to a permanent job in the music industry.
Children's illustrator and author Helen Craig, known for her 'Angelina Ballerina' drawings, discusses her mid-life move to illustration and learning skills to improve her writing.
For young designers struggling to get a foot on the career ladder, there’s a new creative space to show off their talents. If you're struggling to get noticed, or working where you don’t want to be, try out The Stylistic Gallery as an online resource.
After working in the design industry for a number of companies, Adrian and Jeremy Wright set up Design Wright, a business specialising in products and furniture. They spoke about their career pathways and shared advice for starting out in design.
In an age of iPads, video games and on-demand TV, what is the future for writing and reading? We took a look at 'transmedia storytelling'.
Mark Bithrey is director of B3 Designers, an architectural interior design firm. Founded in 2002, B3 work on commercial interior design for restaurants, bars, hotels, retail and exhibition spaces.
Mark Boardman is a successful artist and illustrator, whose painterly style is distinctive and captivating. He creates book covers, posters and other illustration for editorial.
Jayne Webb has been running her own successful interior design business, Southover Design, for the past 11 years.
As a graduate or school leaver, how do you get that first job in web design? David Beastall, Digital Executive for Renfrew Group International, shared his thoughts and experiences about a web career.
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