61 Industry insights in total for Design
Fay Blakeley is a freelance brand designer and consultant in Cardiff. She discusses the joys of being her own boss, as well as the challenges of being ultimately accountable.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
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 .
Katie Day spoke to Creative Choices about pervasive media, the current climate for public funding and the arts, and what she'll bring back from her Peach Placement.
Justin Southgate has forged a reputation in the field of exhibition design. His company, Southgate Design is known for exciting, innovative concepts.
Alastair Reid is Managing Director of Red Design. He discusses what work is done at his design agency, and what quality he looks for in new designers.
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.
Is there such a thing as the 'perfect' pitch'? Ian Winterbottom, partner at Our Agency, gives 6 fundamentals for pitching to clients.
There are many parts, processes and people involved in the production of a book. Successful and open-minded relationships between clients, designers and editors are essential. Book designer Thomas Bohm of User Design shared 10 tips for improving your book design.
The fashion industry is a competitive environment, but with the right attitude and a good portfolio, it’s possible to make your mark. Three stylists shared their advice on how to break into fashion.
Jayne Webb has been running her own successful interior design business, Southover Design, for the past 11 years.
The creative industries are booming and there are more jobs than ever, but competition is fierce. Give yourself the best chance of landing that dream job with these top ten tips from Pip Jamieson, founder of professional networking platform for the creative industries The Dots.
Welsh designer Angela Gidden explains how the fabric and leather offcuts from her furniture design business became a separate creative company.
Cardiff-based design agency Hoffi have a client list which includes Wales's National Museum and National Theatre. Staff described the challenges and benefits of designing in English and Welsh.
Interested in a graphic design career? This infographic created by Fifteen Design looks at typical salaries and progression routes, as well as giving key information and outlining desired skills and experience.
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