Ruth is a graphic designer with over eight years experience working in publishing. She was first introduced to the world of graphic design whilst working at Hoxton Mini Press and has been a bit obsessed ever since. Ruth enjoys the challenge of thinking creatively to come up with ideas and loves getting stuck into brand identities, packaging concepts and editorial projects. She also likes nicely printed things.
Hannah is fascinated by the intersection of research, text and concept, and loves the multifaceted nature of the discipline. She is thrilled to have found a career that constantly challenges her to learn and improve.
Tom is a London based creative with an eclectic background in PR, urban planning, photography and now…. graphic design. He approaches design with a strong sense of direction and attention to detail carrying through projects from ideation to execution while staying true to the brand’s core ideas. Tom is passionate about bringing together simple graphics, photography and type to create striking visual solutions with a unique style.
In the process, she discovered graphic design is a whole new way of problem solving and the beginnings of a creative career she didn’t know she needed. Her designs are full of energy and always have a thread of environmental issues running through them.
Tina is a multinational junior designer currently based South London. Her past career in advertising fuels her desire to move herself and her work away from the restraints of endless consumerism. Echoing art and pop culture, her visual language is subversive, impactful, and reflects the unique perspectives of her nomadic lifestyle.
Sach hasn’t had the most straightforward route into design. After studying biomedical science for three years and having aspirations of being a doctor he felt he wanted a career in something more creative. Two years into advertising bikes, computers and films he took the challenge of studying at Shillington and hasn't looked back since. The thrill of constantly perfecting a design allows Sach to challenge, innovate and experiment . He enjoys taking a brief and approaching it in a unconventional method.
Leta is a Graphic Designer based in London. Having made the move to study Graphic Design after five years working in Marketing, she can finally put her creative ideas into practice and enjoys creating bespoke typography and illustrations. With such a thriving start-up and small business culture in London, she hopes to start a freelance career helping budding brands to create unique identities.
Alayna has always expressed herself creatively, whether it be through costume design, photography, music or excessive doodling… but always on the side. Finally with design at the forefront, Alayna is rearing to get involved in her next creative venture with people who share the same passion!
Tessa is a Graphic Designer based in South London who pursued her passion for design after studying Education and Social Sciences at University College London (UCL). She has a unique background of working in the marketing department of educational charities and schools over the last 5 years. Her most recent project was the rebranding of an oversubscribed independent school in Wandsworth. She loves working with colour, illustrations and emotive photography to create original and eye-catching designs. In her free time she can be found in the garden with a glass of wine, exploring the English countryside or travelling.
Growing up as a words-person, Ammara decided 2020 was the year of becoming a design-person. After working in marketing with several graphic designers, she had the light-bulb idea of ‘why don’t I just learn to do this myself?’ Having finished Shillington, she has discovered that being a word and design person is pretty cool. Anything to do with bold colours and typography she is your gal.
Charlotte graduated with a Fine Art and History of Art degree in 2015. After this she got a bit distracted from her desire to pursue a design career and moved to France to play in the mountains for a couple of years. Charlotte has worked in TV and Film since returning to the UK, however graphic design has always been in the back of her mind. As if she could read the future, 2019/20 called as the perfect time to upskill and take on a new creative challenge by enrolling at Shillington.
Venetia is a Junior Designer based in East London. Her path to Design took various detours; after studying English Literature and Drama at Sheffield she has worked in property for the last eight years. Forever curious, she has a passion for music, art and fashion which informs and influences her work.
Natasha is a multidisciplinary creative guided by her passion for sustainability, luxury, functionality and wandering the globe.
Coming from an art direction, styling and production background, entering into the realm of graphic design was a natural intuition to build on her creative journey.
Continuously evolving, developing and sprinkling a little bit of magic wherever she goes…
Finally listening to his inner voice telling him to find a creative outlet outside of a non-creative job, Liam embarked on Shillington to learn something new that could fuse together work and play. Visually orientated, Liam has always felt a connection to and intrigue with graphic design, making it a natural place to explore. You can usually find him cycling, drinking wine or, as of now, mucking around on Illustrator.
Eliza is an aspiring designer from North London who currently works in advertising. After graduating from the University of Leeds with a degree in English Literature, Eliza has always longed for a more creative outlet to embrace her passion for design. Before Shillington, Eliza was mostly self-taught and worked on her own personal projects and digital illustrations. In her spare time, she is also the proud owner of a rescue-chihuahua, an avid documentary-watcher, and keen traveller. Eliza is inspired by bold colour palettes and ambitious design that has the power to produce a lasting impact on its audience.