Ellie Asks – Eliza Williams, Associate Editor at Creative Review

This month, ‘Ellie Asks’ guest interviewer, Layla Pacha, talked to Eliza Williams, an Associate Editor at Creative Review, on how she got to where she is and what it takes to make it in the industry. What’s your job title and how would you describe your role? I’m Associate Editor at Creative Review. I do a lot of…

Ellie Asks – Jay Cover, Illustrator and Director at Nous Vous

This month, ‘Ellie Asks’ guest interviewer, Layla Pacha, talked to Jay Cover, a freelance illustrator and Director at Nous Vous, on how he got to where he is and what it takes to make it in the industry.  What’s your job title and how would you describe your role? Freelance Illustrator – I’m also Director of Nous Vous Ltd and…

Ellie Asks – Rachel Deacon, Artist.

This month we got the chance to chat to Rachel Deacon, a professional painter. An alumna from Chelsea College of Art, Rachel has been exhibiting constantly in London since her graduation in 1991, and has seen her work sold worldwide. She recently completed her third show at the Catto Gallery since she debuted in 2012. What’s your…

Ellie Asks – Fabio Forin, Photographer.

What is a typical day for you? To be honest I haven’t got a “typical day” really as I can’t say I have already established a workable business with my photography and, at some degree, I believe that’s a good thing as it gives me creative freedom. Beside the commissioned work, I always try to…

Ellie Asks – Charles Andrews, Senior Client Partner at Idea Couture.

This month I was extremely fortunate to interview Charles Andrews, a senior client partner of Idea Couture, a global strategic innovation and experience design firm that operates ‘where design meets business, insight meets foresight, and empathy meets economics’. Idea Couture’s ethos is to help and transform their clients’ businesses through ‘transformative thinking, rigorous research, and…

Ellie Asks – Ella Fleming, Events Manager at Paul Mellon Centre.

This month CEN8 had the fascinating opportunity to interview Ella Fleming, the events manager at the Paul Mellon Centre, based in Bedford Square, London. The Paul Mellon Centre for studies in British Art is ‘an educational charity committed to promoting original, world-class research into the history of British art and architecture of all periods’. It…

Ellie Asks – Rachel Taylor, Communications Director at Sane Communications.

This month I was fortunate enough to interview Rachel Taylor, the communications director of the Fashion PR agency ‘Sane Communications’. Sane ‘is a fully integrated communications agency in the fashion and lifestyle sector’. Their primary purpose being to transform their ‘clients business and brand perception through creativity and consumer engagement’. Sane define themselves as brand…

Ellie Asks – Brendan Prendeville, Senior Lecturer at Goldsmiths, UoL.

            This month I was fortunate enough to interview academic Brendan Prendeville. Brendan is currently a senior lecturer at Goldsmiths and has been in this permanent position since 1994.  However he began teaching long before this starting out as a freelance visiting tutor. Brendan’s career started with a degree in Fine…

Ellie Asks – Damien Gallagher, Senior Digital Designer at Which?

This month I was fortunate enough to get the opportunity to interview, Damien Gallagher the Senior Digital Designer at ‘Which?’. ‘Which? ’ is currently the largest consumer body in the UK with over 680,000 members that subscribe to the magazine and 335,000 plus online subscribers. The first issue of the magazine was published in 1957…

Ellie Asks … How do you develop a career as a Jeweller?

This month I had the opportunity to interview Olivia Creber, a Jeweller based in London currently entering the last stages of her Master’s degree in Jewellery and Metal at the Royal College of Art.  You can see Olivia’s latest work at the Jewellery & Metal RCA Degree Show 2016 at The Royal College of Art,…

Ellie Asks … Marine Tanguy How To Rule the Art World!

             This month I had the opportunity to interview the very successful CEO of MTArt, Marine Tanguy, www.marinetanguyart.com. This French born gallerist is only 25 years old and is referred to by the Huffington Post as London’s ‘ultimate muse’. Growing up far from the Art scene, on the small French island Ile…

Ellie Asks… How do you develop a career as a Production Manager?

This month I had the opportunity to interview Sarah Rees, Production Manager at the renowned media company Scorch London. She describes to me how she pursued a career in this field and states what she believes it takes to become a Production Manager in a media company.  1. What’s your job title?      …