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 the University of Chester, and co-ordinate MMU’s National Art and Design Saturday Club.
Group exhibition, Marketplace Studios, Stockport, March 2017
Public making workshops, Manchester, Winter 2016
Workshop development and delivery, Manchester Art Gallery Creative Consultants, October 2016
Branding and print design, New Generation Network, September 2016
MMU Healthier Together
Branding, print design, workshop development and delivery, MMU Faculty of Education, Summer 2016
Interim In-Source Exhibition
MADE NORTH, Sheffield 2nd April – 23rd April 2016
Engage Makers Residency
Sheffield, 19th March – 1st April 2016
Organiser and Presenter, Ny Space, Manchester, May 2015
Social making: exploring design methodologies as catalyst for engagement and interaction
Workshop, Design Principles and Practices
Conference, Chicago, March 2015