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Advice, insight and first-hand accounts of creative career journeys, aimed at helping you find your way in the industry.

Creative Lives
Valuing your craft and finding inspiration in dance: We meet illustrator Geraldine Sawyer
Creative Lives
Illustrator Charlot Kristensen on comics, social media and getting creative with hashtags
Resources

10 essential websites for free fonts and typefaces

From serifs to slabs, these sites will help you find the best free fonts
Advice

How personal projects can help you attract new work

We Are Social’s Paul Rider shares five tips to help you get started
Creative Lives
From mathematics to photography: How personal projects helped Brunel Johnson launch a creative career
Creative Lives
Museum of London’s project assistant Crystal Mah-Wing on feeling the fear and doing it anyway
Creative Lives
“Try not to overthink your work too much”: Brendan Browne-Adams on side jobs and asking for help
Resources

Don’t miss: Design internships, plus mentoring from Google and Mentor Black Business

Including opportunities from DesignStudio, Google and The AOI
Guide
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A guide to public speaking and battling nerves
Creative Lives
Photographer Sara Carpentieri on industry inclusivity and the rawness of film photography
Creative Lives
HAM the Illustrator’s unconventional path through digital art, architecture and music production
Resources

All the design teams you might not know exist in tech

From interior designers to video editors, Zendesk Design reveals its inner-workings and unexpected roles
Creative Lives
“Latching onto trends is a waste of time”: Painter Callum Eaton on the power of following your passions
Resources

10 websites and resources for disabled and neurodivergent creatives

From art workshops and summer schools to databases for Black disabled creatives
Resources

Don’t miss: Junior roles, mentoring from Fuse and free tutorials from V&A Dundee

Also including opportunities from JustSo, G . F Smith and The Small Axe
Creative Lives
B-movies, Instagram filters and music videos: A window into director Jocelyn Anquetil’s world
Creative Lives
Stylist Nathan Henry on authenticity and spotlighting trans voices in fashion
Resources

10 must-watch YouTube channels for emerging photographers

From equipment reviews and career advice to technical tips and tricks
Creative Lives
“Making pictures is how I make sense of the world”: Illustrator Hayley Wall
Creative Lives
How “trying everything” helped motion designer Nadine Kennedy find her place in industry
Creative Lives
“Exposure is my least favourite word”: We meet freelance creative Kayleigh De Sousa
Creative Lives
Will Daulphin’s journey from shoe sales assistant to creating content for Reebok
Resources

Junior roles to apply to from MACK Books, the National Theatre and more

Five junior roles for designers, writers and organisers
In the Studio With
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Meet Zendesk Design: The teams bringing helpful business software to life