Kate Kneale

Kate Kneale

Kate is the director of HKD. HKD is a multi-disciplinary design studio working for Museums, Science Centres and Heritage Sites. The HKD team includes architects, illustrators, writers and 2D and 3D designers. The studio is joined by freelance subject specialists on a project by project basis. They try to host regular residencies, so sometimes have visiting artists, game makers and poets in the studio. Clients include the Science Centre Singapore, Hong Kong Space Museum and the Museum of Tolerance LA and NY.

A passionate believer in cultural inclusion, Kate has set up a social enterprise to develop independent projects which promote cultural participation, skills and education. These include Adventures in Comics and GEEK, an annual festival of play and games held in Margate in February.

Kate is also a trustee of the Bay Trust: an Environmental Educational Charity.