64 Industry insights in total for Design
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.
Ben Long has created sculptures for both public spaces and galleries. He spoke about his career journey.
Natalie Russell has written and illustrated the books, ‘Hamish the Highland Cow’,‘Donkey’s Busy Day’ and ‘Moon Rabbit’ for Bloomsbury and Macmillan Children's books.
With creative products, taking a concept to market is all about getting your idea into a form where it can then be developed, produced and sold in the marketplace.
If you are interested in a career in interior design but come from a completely unrelated industry, this does not have to hold you back. Many leading designers started off as career changers with a desire to develop their creative side.
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.
After studying graphic design, John Cei Douglas quit his day job and set himself up as an illustrator. He spoke about his experiences in art college and the struggle to make a living.
Zoe Murphy is a young designer enjoying great success. Since graduating from university, she started her own studio and her distinctive, colourful and decorative furniture is now in great demand .
George Burton is Creative Manager at online fashion retail brand boohoo.com, He shared six pieces of advice for fashion and design careers.
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.
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.
Tatty Devine crafts unique, handmade accessories inspired by rock 'n' roll, 50s Americana and everyday objects. Rosie Wolfenden met her co-founder, Harriet Vine, studying Fine Art.
Dawn Thomas-Mondo runs Marigold Costumes in Cardiff, the largest company of its kind in Wales. She told us about how she got started, and running her creative business.
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.
Jenny Smyth works as Senior Account Manager at Red Cow Creative consultancy. She has delivered creative marketing campaigns for brands like Mr. Men, Little Miss and Where’s Wally?
Justin Southgate has forged a reputation in the field of exhibition design. His company, Southgate Design is known for exciting, innovative concepts.
Designer Jonathan Alder studied and worked in London for over twenty years before relocating to Exeter to form the design and illustration agency Alder and Alder with his wife.
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.
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.
Damian Cranney started up the Belfast consultancy Frank Design on his own. He spoke about what it takes start, and sustain, a creative business.
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