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.
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 .
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.
Succeeding in a creative career can be a struggle. For some, the only way to achieve their ambitions is by combining their passion for creativity with a second job.
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.
Caroline Robinson began her creative career as a designer, but she soon realised that cartography was the right path for her. She talks about getting into cartography from a creative background.
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.
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.
Nick Sharratt is an illustrator and author of books for children, including the books of Jacqueline Wilson. He spoke about how he built his successful career in illustration.
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.
There’s no time like the present to start following your ambitions. So stop adding to your ‘to do’ list and start putting the plans you already have into action.
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.
Is there such a thing as the 'perfect' pitch'? Ian Winterbottom, partner at Our Agency, gives 6 fundamentals for pitching to clients.
Branding consultant Damian Cranney started up his own design business, Frank Design. He gave five pieces of advice for anyone starting out.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The fashion industry is highly competitive, and it can be hard to succeed without determination and forward-planning.
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