Creative Lives

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

Creative Lives
Sepideh Zolfaghari on becoming a content producer and the art of creating for YouTube
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How graphic designer Lorna Harrington went from super-fan to employee at Aardman Animations
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Graphic designer Ruben Buffery on landing his first graduate job at The Midnight Club
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Multidisciplinary artist Farouk Alao on NFTs, freelance life and finding balance
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Woolworths, local history and sharing skills: We meet freelance textile artist Robyn Nichol
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Megan Lee on her winding path to VFX, as a senior colour assistant at The Mill
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Multidisciplinary designer Robert Bandy on graduating mid-pandemic
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“Everyone has the skill set to collage”: Meet artist Jazz Grant
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Trash Gxng’s Tayo Adesina on dedication, adapting, and building an impactful brand
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Experimentation is your most valuable skill: Designer Lucy Harmony Grimes
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How to keep multiple plates spinning, with Burberry’s Verity Pemberton 
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Sail Creative’s Danni Gilbert on the importance of design activism and “finding your tribe”
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Creative technologist and educator, Jazmin Morris on the power of knowing a little about a lot
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Kashif Boothe on juggling multiple roles in TV and film, and producing his own award-winning web series
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The labour you provide should always be compensated: Motion and 3D designer TR Bennett
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Birds, hidden oddities and art fairs: How illustrator George Manson launched his career
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What is innovation design? Miki Chiu fills us in on her role as a creative consultant for Fluxx
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“Be willing to learn, whether in a lecture hall or your bedroom”: Director Gabriel Moses
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Dropbox Design product designer, Chelsi Alise Cocking, on how setbacks can be fulfilling
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Dropbox Design’s senior design researcher Marian Oman on the power of asking questions
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Dropbox Design’s Becca Wang on designing for community and telling visual stories
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Stacey Olika on balancing work as a BBC production assistant with multidisciplinary personal work
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Creative Jamie A Waters on taking financial risks, learning on the job, and landing “dream work”
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Graphic designer and founder of Fuse, Jaheed Hussain, on his mission to elevate creatives of colour