About + Contact

I am a graphic designer and educator, and my work is all about collaboration and participation. I particularly like making magazines and books and I am interested in the ways people work together, and the things we can create as a group.

Since completing an MA in Design and Art Direction at Manchester School of Art, I’ve worked in higher education and arts engagement, leading to continuing research with an MA in Higher Education.

I teach contextual studies and product design at Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Chester, and, from 2016 to 2018 co-ordinated MMU’s National Art and Design Saturday Club.

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Selected Projects and Workshops

Make with the Manufacturer Public workshops, with Makers Dozen May 2018
National Festival of Making, Blackburn
Aesthetics and Design Workshop April 2018
Aesthetic Enquiry across Disciplines Research Network, Manchester Workshop
Legacy 2 Exhibition, with Makers Dozen January 2018
Manchester School of Art Vertical Gallery
Craft as Conversation Conference Paper November 2017
Decorating Dissidence Conference, Queen Mary University London
Public Disengagement Exhibition, with Makers Dozen March 2017
Marketplace Studios, Stockport
Winter Workshop Public workshops, with Makers Dozen Winter 2016
NOMA Manchester
Urban Encounters Workshop development and delivery October 2016
Manchester Art Gallery Creative Consultants
MMU Healthier Together
Branding, print design, workshop development and delivery, MMU Faculty of Education, Summer 2016
Makers on Tour Residency, with Makers Dozen July 2016
Castell de Ferro, Spain
In-Source Exhibition, with Makers Dozen April 2016
MADE NORTH Sheffield
Engage Makers Residency, with Makers Dozen March 2016
MADE NORTH Sheffield
Büro: Demonstrating the use of collaborative making to enhance post-graduate art student experience Conference workshop October 2015
RAISE Conference, Nottingham
Research Trip March 2015
Arts Council England funded trip to Chicago, Iowa City and Omaha
Social making: exploring design methodologies as catalyst for engagement and interaction Conference workshop March 2015
Design Principles and Practices Conference, Chicago