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Craig Oldham

The Office of Craig Oldham is the eponymous practice of founder and creative director Craig Oldham. Working across numerous disciplines, the studio creates brands, publications, websites, films, exhibitions, and objects – sometimes just for the joy of it! Craig’s work has been recognised by Art Directors Club, D&AD, Design Week Awards, Creative Review, New York…

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Hamish Muir

Hamish Muir was co-founder of the London-based graphic design studio 8vo (1985-2001), and co-editor of Octavo, International Journal of Typography (1986-92). Since 2002 he has taught part-time on the BA Graphic and Media Design Course at the London College of Communication. Member AGI. MuirMcneil was founded in 2010. The London-based studio focuses on exploring parametric…

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Dave Kirkwood

Dave Kirkwood founded his art and design practice, DaveKirkwoodStudio, in 2007. Alongside their client work they develop experimental working models for generating unique solutions to core brand visual communications problems. Their commercial work is underpinned by a body of self-initiated projects and stimulated by the teaching they undertake. Previous projects include 3hundredand65 – a graphic…

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John Grayson

With a passion for old, industrially formed and decorated metal objects, whose defunct manufacturing processes are rooted in the West Midlands; maker, researcher and academic John Grayson has been engaged in a 20-year career creating automata and narrative-based objects in either printed tin sheet or vitreous enamel. His work appropriates the vernacular of the factory…

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Hugh Miller

Hugh Miller is an award-winning contemporary applied artist specialising in studio furniture in wood. Hugh trained as an architect, and sees his work as small pieces of architecture, where the concept is embedded in the intricacy of the detail. Hugh’s work is based on a set of design principles, developed during his Churchill Fellowship in…

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Claire Mander

Claire Mander is Deputy Director and Curator at Royal British Society of Sculptors. Claire has a broad range of experience across the visual arts, most recently, as Head of Contemporary of a commercial gallery in London showing the work of emerging artists from around the world in all media. Prior to obtaining her MA (Distinction)…

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Jamie Holman

Jamie Holman is an artist, writer and lecturer who achieved critical acclaim after exhibiting in Bloomberg New Contemporaries 1996 at Tate Gallery Liverpool and Camden Arts Centre London. Holman worked in moving image and performance before developing a broader multi-disciplinary practice that included photography and sculpture. Holman was a founding member of the music/artist/writers collective…

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