Creative Lives

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

Creative Lives
Freelance creative Nicole Chui on sewing, social media, and starting out
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Multidisciplinary artist Linda Nwachukwu on manifesting what you want and creating meaning
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Have confidence, patience and keep an open mind: Graphic designer Kieron Lewis
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Find what you care about and stand up for it: Global Brand Narrative Director at Nike, Lydia Pang
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Stylist and THIIIRD editor-in-chief Rhona Ezuma on the social drive that powers everything she creates
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Work with a unique creative voice: Artist and illustrator Murugiah on style, clients and studying
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Game designer Allan Cudicio on creating the first virtual Afrofantasy world
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Anyways creative Sylvia Witter on how she interned her way into industry
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How picking up the phone helped Manchester-based motion designer Jordan Painter land a job
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Artist NOIAMREISS on celebrating Afro hair, creating fantasy salons and the power of representation
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How to make it in podcasting, with executive producer Hana Walker-Brown
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Freelance director Souvid Datta on finding what makes you “enraged, joyous, and inspired”
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Adam Hancher fills us in on his role as Wonderbly’s in-house illustrator
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Gabrielle Smith, designer at CNN, tells us what it’s like to design for the new world
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Life through the lens of director, photographer and art director, Filmawi
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How filmmaker Daisy Ifama creates compelling stories both online and offline
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A day in the life of Lorna Dannielle Dumba, senior VFX producer and head of production
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Birmingham-based artist, Doaly talks breaking into industry as a self-taught illustrator
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Axel Kacoutié on being an in-house sound designer for podcast Today in Focus
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“There’s no expiry date on your artistic process”: Artist and illustrator Charlotte Edey
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Photographer and editor-in-chief Jameela Elfaki on celebrating womxn
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Everpress founder Alex Econs on why you don’t always have to do it the traditional way
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Bristol-based illustrator Rosi Tooth on drawing blue body hair and taking each day as it comes
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Cartoonist Tom Gauld on drawing for science and defying convention