Creative Lives

Meet the creatives making the industry thrive, covering early beginnings to what a typical working day looks like.

Creative Lives
Sulaiman R. Khan on how a troubled start in industry led to working in Disability justice
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Lazy Oaf graphic designer Ben Eli on personal projects, poptimism and being passionate
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Illustrator Denzel “BLLACK LINE” Kessie talks music, money and why it’s better to network in person
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Multifaceted creative Callum Ritchie on community, freelancing and making TikToks for MINI
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“Every day is a school day”: We meet graphic and motion designer, Cyrus Nderitu
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Photographer Alia Romagnoli on centring South Asian matriarchies and expanding their skillset
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“Find value in the work you do”: Sadler’s Wells’ digital and content coordinator, Angharad Mainwaring
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Why diversity and inclusion specialist Chauntelle Lewis’ friends call her the “bounceback queen”
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Photographer Nolan Ryan Trowe on being yourself, accessibility and telling stories as a disabled creative
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The Telegraph’s designer, Jake Hawkins, on fast turnarounds and tracking your achievements
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Valuing your craft and finding inspiration in dance: We meet illustrator Geraldine Sawyer
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Illustrator Charlot Kristensen on comics, social media and getting creative with hashtags
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From mathematics to photography: How personal projects helped Brunel Johnson launch a creative career
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Museum of London’s project assistant Crystal Mah-Wing on feeling the fear and doing it anyway
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“Try not to overthink your work too much”: Brendan Browne-Adams on side jobs and asking for help
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Photographer Sara Carpentieri on industry inclusivity and the rawness of film photography
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HAM the Illustrator’s unconventional path through digital art, architecture and music production
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“Latching onto trends is a waste of time”: Painter Callum Eaton on the power of following your passions
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B-movies, Instagram filters and music videos: A window into director Jocelyn Anquetil’s world
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Stylist Nathan Henry on authenticity and spotlighting trans voices in fashion
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“Making pictures is how I make sense of the world”: Illustrator Hayley Wall
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How “trying everything” helped motion designer Nadine Kennedy find her place in industry
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“Exposure is my least favourite word”: We meet freelance creative Kayleigh De Sousa
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Will Daulphin’s journey from shoe sales assistant to creating content for Reebok