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We’re so excited to be featuring Kieron on the blog this morning. This freelance graphic designer and public speaker is racking up accolades left and right; he’s one of The Dots’ 100 Black trailblazers, a D&AD Judge… we could go on and on! We particularly love his recent book designs for the immensely important Still … Continued

fUNMI lIJADU

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We came to learn about Funmi through her striking collages, which have been featured in Black Collagists: The Book by Teri Henderson, and exhibited at the Tate Modern, no less. However, it’s clear that Fumni’s ability to communicate, and dig into, complex social ideas goes beyond the medium of collage. She’s also a freelance journalist, … Continued

aLEX wAN

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Say ‘hi’ to Alex, an in-house and freelance designer with a passion for branding. Discover how Alex struggled at uni (Illustrator who? I don’t know her), her approach to design five years later – the commercial/fine art sliding scale, and finding a design ‘style’ – and how she’s learning to create without inspiration. Lots of … Continued

pEONICA fERNANDO

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It’s been a minute but we’re back with a new feature… and it’s a treat! Meet Peonica, she’s a London-based illustrator with a focus on celebrating women and showcasing the vast diversity of women across different cultures. In this chat, she talks about her experiences studying Illustration at UAL (University of Arts London), how she … Continued

dOMINO pANTON-OAKLEY

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Forget chocolate, this Easter we’ve brought you another deliciously inspiring creative career journey! Meet Domino, she’s the founder of Cotton On Creative, bringing you inclusive, engaging and exciting art events across Manchester, Leeds and then… who knows! She recently made the successful leap into full-time and “it’s been 100% worth it”. As a fellow Mama, … Continued

jANE bOWYER

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Oof, this one is lovely. Today, we’re chatting with the creative wizard that is Jane Bowyer aka A Studio Called Jane. She’s a Designer, Illustrator and Founder of the awesome Women in Print. In this interview, Jane shares how she’s learning to sit with her negative thoughts (and not buy into their BS!), how she … Continued

mATHUSHAA sAGTHIDAS

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We’re excited to be chatting with Mathushaa today, a London-based photographer (amongst other things) who frequently draws on Tamil culture, history, traditions, and heritage to create deeply personal work that examines the many facets of her identity. Here, she shares an insight into her parents’ experiences during the Sri Lankan civil war, which have influenced … Continued

hELEN tONG

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Meet Helen on this fine Thursday! She worked in publishing and digital roles for over 5 years before retraining as a Designer. Thanks to a ‘life-changing’ three months at Shillington, she’s now working in branding design for an exciting agency, and has plans to pursue some personal projects in the future, including creating typographic prints … Continued

lAURA & iMOGEN

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We’ve got a treat for you this afternoon as we welcome, not one, but two exciting creatives to the blog! Enter our pals Laura Tobin and Imogen Leonard aka Point of You Magazine. Like The Creative Occupation (and founded in the same month, as it happens!), PofY is an inspiring community dedicated to celebrating and … Continued

aMI vADI

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Hello Thursday! This morning on the blog we’re introducing Ami, a London-based Multidisciplinary Designer with an exciting portfolio of work that incorporates her ‘ideologies and personality’ to ‘create a conversation’. A creative since early childhood, she’s gone on to hone a varied skillset and launch an enviable career; from her day job at Unreasonable Studios, … Continued

lAURA bERTINELLI

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We’re super excited this morning to welcome Laura to the blog! London-based Graphic Designer & Art Director, Laura Bertinelli, lives by her motto, ‘Do good, feel good and have fun’, and it’s served her well. Since moving to London from Italy back in 2013, she’s been on an exciting (though admittedly bumpy!) journey. From the … Continued

jOKE aMUSAN

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We’re back, baby! And today, as well as saying ‘hello’ to a brand new year, we’re meeting Joke, the gifted and incredibly inspiring artist who is on a mission to empower Women of Colour (WoC), both through her art, and her platform – She Stands Firm. Last year saw some incredible career highlights, from taking … Continued

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