Creative Lives

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

Creative Lives
Design, drag and “clowny” aesthetics: A window into illustrator Gem D’Souza’s world
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Creative Cassandra Joseph on what it takes to work at The Face magazine
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Drool founder Alex Liepman on launching a start-up to spotlight underrepresented artists
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Visual arts duo Missohio on style, synergy and occasionally switching roles
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Whether he’s working with the Wright family or Nike, Versus’ Mayowa Quadri says it’s all about community
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Photographer Alfie White on first clients, social media and navigating industry as an autistic creative
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Brand banter and live-tweeting Love Island: Meet social writer, Hannah Tudor
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Animator and illustrator Rosa Sawyers on finding ideas in nature and learning AfterEffects
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From truck driver to technical VFX director: Meet DNEG’s Alexandru Budulan
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For Zak Group’s art director Asel Tambay, inspiration can be found in every word
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Illustrator Marianne Hernandez on freelancing and creating work inspired by her Filipina heritage
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Animator Liam Gilbey talks storytelling, spinning plates and setting up a studio
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Photographer Philipp Raheem’s journey from medicine student to meeting Kanye and Wizkid
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Potion Pictures’ Sophie Marschner on her path to creating motion graphics for television
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How Denzell Dankwah went from being inspired by comics to illustrating for #Merky Books
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Creative Youmna Hazzaa discusses imposter syndrome, social media and finding visa sponsorship
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Robot Food’s Ryley Devine on shooting your shot for gigs as a designer
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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