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My name is Mat Roff, I’m an illustrator based in Oxford, UK and have been freelancing professional for the last 5 years. 

In this article, I’m going to show you the process of how I create a piece of work from beginning to end. From how I come up with an idea, create it and finalise it. I’ve picked one of my more recent illustrations from my personal portfolio, called Zombie Burgers. See the full Illustration Walkthrough of Zombie Burgers | Design Juices
Eleanor Fay Nicholson is currently studying through a year in industry for her BA Design and Colour Technology course at the University of Leeds, UK. (via Colour Trend Designer and Blogger Eleanor Fay Nicholson | Design Juices)
Kara Vallens is a Falmouth University graphic design graduate, who is now a freelance designer in Cornwall. (via Falmouth University Graphic Design Graduate Kara Vallens | Design Juices)
Esther Ellard graduated from Central Saint Martins BA Graphic Design last summer and has been working part time and freelancing ever since. (via Freelance Graphic Designer Esther Ellard | Design Juices)
Will Holmes is an Englishman living in Brooklyn, refusing to take the u’s out of words, and making as much lettering and illustrations as he can. ‘I filled my head with typographic nonsense at Norwich School of Art (when it was still called Norwich School of Art), and after graduating I moved to Portland OR for a while, then London, then NY.’ (via Illustrator and Letterer Will Holmes | Design Juices)
Jade Laura is an illustrator from Merseyside, currently in the third year of her degree at UCLAN in Preston. (via Final Year Illustration Student Jade Laura | Design Juices)
Emma Liles is a third year Graphic design student at the University of Cumbria, a self confessed stationary fanatic who’s graduating this summer. (via Graphic Design Student Emma Liles | Design Juices)
Abi Sambells is in her final year studying Illustration and Animation BA (Hons) at Loughborough University. (via Illustration and Animation Student Abi Sambells | Design Juices)
Sophie Webb is a Fashion and Textile Designer specialising in digital prints for womenswear, interiors and products. (via Fashion and Textile Designer Sophie Webb | Design Juices)
Natalie Adams is currently studying for her degree in Illustration (BA) at Falmouth University, her passion for children’s book illustration stems from a close relationship with her family and a general interest in the weird and wonderful things children say and do. (via Falmouth University Illustration Student Natalie Adams | Design Juices)
Mike Williams is a graduate from the graphic design course at Leeds College of Art, most recently he has been working with Badger Creek Brewery. (via Graphic Design Graduate Mike Williams | Design Juices)
Hannah Coote is a third year illustration degree student at Hull School of Art and Design in Yorkshire, England. (via Final Year Illustration Student Hannah Coote | Design Juices)
“Winning a Red Dot award felt nice. Who would refuse getting an award in Berlin? Though when I won the third one I was rather surprised thinking: ‘Oh, these jury guys must be kidding’.” -Heather Hermit

WHO IS IRINA GORYACHEVA? 

I’m a graphic designer and visual artist currently based in Barcelona. Since 2005 I have been working as a graphic designer and art director specializing in such diverse disciplines as poster and editorial design, typography, brand, corporate and exhibition design for a range of cultural institutions.
 I’m inspired by modernism, colorful geometric shapes, typography,
 Russian avantgarde, the Weimar Era, experimental music and cinema of the
1920s and 1930s which can be noticed in my creative style. I like folding paper birds, burning midnight oil, heavy rains, orthodox darjeeling and rather gloomy music. 
As a visual artist I also work under the name Heather Hermit – in order to separate my designer and artistic activities. 

DO YOU ENJOY LIVING AND WORKING IN BARCELONA? 

Well, living in Barcelona is a totally new experience for me comparing to Moscow. In Moscow all you do is mostly survive or at least try to. I don’t mean it is bad, survivalism can be fun sometimes. But Barcelona is a place when you finally start enjoying life. So I guess “enjoy” is the tight word. Though I still have some sort of language barrier, especially when it comes to Catalan. (via Interview Graphic Designer Irina Goryacheva aka Heather Hermit | Design Juices)
Ruth Fogden is a passionate and dedicated graphic designer from Staffordshire in her third year studying at the University of Cumbria. (via Final Year Graphic Design Student Ruth Fogden | Design Juices)
Shane Thompson is a graduate at Tregye and more recently Falmouth University, where she has developed her illustration skills. (via Illustrator and Designer Shane Thompson | Design Juices)