Creative Lives

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

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
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
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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
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Photographer Hidhir Badaruddin on Asian masculinity and challenging stereotypes in industry
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How textile artist Molly Kent weaves mental health into her work
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Graphic designer Dominic Lord on finding clients, freelancing and going full-time
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DesignOpp’s Grace Enemaku on why there’s no wrong path to creative success
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How illustrator Mariam Tafsiri balances her practice with working in economics
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Find your pace: Art director Anne Danao on career goals and combining your strengths
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Creative Abbey Monteiro on resilience, style and coming up with “fresh, juicy ideas”
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“We are here, we deserve to be heard”: Meet Melanated Zine’s Thyra Bankole
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Joe Puxley on starting out as a photographer and finding beauty in the ordinary
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Community photographer Hark1karan on why you shouldn’t chase likes