Hedgehog lab is a global software consultancy that specializes in multi-platform software and connected device innovation. We spoke to Laura, Emily and Caitlin in the User Experience Research (UX Research) team about how they got into the industry and their work on the team.
Branding consultant Damian Cranney started up his own design business, Frank Design. He gave five pieces of advice for anyone starting out.
Gareth Neal is a furniture designer and maker who rose to prominence for his traditional furniture with contemporary exteriors. He discusses his career and reflects on the furniture making industry.
Damian Cranney started up the Belfast consultancy Frank Design on his own. He spoke about what it takes start, and sustain, a creative business.
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.
Jayne Webb has been running her own successful interior design business, Southover Design, for the past 11 years.
The fashion industry is highly competitive, and it can be hard to succeed without determination and forward-planning.
Making the transition from being a student to establishing an arts practice, business, or career within the creative and cultural industries is a challenging but exciting journey.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jason Bruges is an interaction designer. His team create site-specific installations, set designs, lighting and architectural features. He explained why having a wide mix of skills, training and interests can help designers.
Patricia van den Akker is director of The Design Trust, an online business school for designer-makers. She discusses the barriers to running a design or craft business, with 7 tips on overcoming them.
Tord Boontje is a hugely successful designer with an international reputation. Professor of the MA Design Products at the RCA, he has numerous awards for design work in lighting, glass, furniture and textiles.
As a specialist archaeological illustrator, Tanya Berks creates artistic reconstructions of archaeological sites, but also assists with land surveying, technical drawing, and conservation. She spoke about her career journey.
Nick Eagleton is a Creative Director for The Partners, a brand strategy and design company with a multitude of industry awards. Nick leads a team that helps organisations create a unique identity.
Whether you’re fresh out of education or in the workforce, you're likely to have done some online learning. However, organisations are seeing a huge gap between their digital training content needs and in-house capabilities. With an average salary of above £40,000 a year according to the eLearning Guild, is it time to look into an e-learning career?
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 .
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