About the Design Industry

Whether you are an architect designing a bridge or building, a graphic designer or a fine artist, to work in the design industry you will need to be bursting with ideas and creativity.

You will require an incredible eye for detail and have the ability to translate your ideas and visions into reality. Designers are passionate about their designs and want to create innovative and different ideas that others may not have thought of.

Think about what you would like to design, there are many different types of designer such as graphic designers who design marketing material and brand identities, fashion designers who design clothes, shoes, handbags, fabrics etc. web designers who design websites for other people as well as designers of cars, furniture, computer games, magazines, interiors and much more, in fact all items have to be designed by someone. Think about what you would like to design and start creating!

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UK’s Creative Industries contribute almost £13 million to the UK economy every hour.

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