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 developed my practice as Social Making, a collaborative design process focused on sparking interaction between collaborators.

Alongside my design practice I teach graphic design and contextual studies at Manchester Metropolitan University and Blackpool & The Fylde College, and co-ordinate MMU’s National Art and Design Saturday Club.

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Selected Projects and Workshops

Winter Workshop, Public making workshops, Manchester, Winter 2016
Makers on Tour, Residency, Castell de Ferro, Spain 28th June – 6th July 2016
Interim In-Source Exhibition, MADE NORTH, Sheffield 2nd April – 23rd April 2016
Engage Makers Residency, MADE NORTH, Sheffield, 19th March – 1st April 2016
InSource Interactive Making, Collaborative project, Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair

Manchester in the Merz, June 2015
Residency, Merz Barn
coLAB, Unconference, Organiser and Presenter, Ny Space, Manchester, May 2015
The Rogue P Sessions (with Collective North), Sounds From The Other City Festival, Salford, May 2015
Research Trip, Arts Council England funded trip to Chicago, Iowa City and Omaha, March 2015
Social making: exploring design methodologies as catalyst for engagement and interaction
Workshop, Design Principles and Practices Conference, Chicago, March 2015
Cut n Paste, Pens + Needles, Very Easy Bookbinding, Workshops, Manchester School of Art, October 2014
Forming/Storming/Performing, Workshops, Glasgow and Manchester, Ongoing
The People’s Guide, Workshops and Print Outputs, People’s History Museum, 2014