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I love that design is everywhere. Endless possibilities with creating something new and always trying to make things better.

Lead Teacher
United Kingdom

George Simkin

The founder of Simkin Studio, an independent multidisciplinary design studio based in East London. Originally from Ireland, with a career spanning over 13 years in the London design industry, George Simkin works across a wide range of sectors including branding, editorial, retail design, and illustration. Honest collaboration is key when working with clients and enabling them to have the vision of their business or idea come to life. He is also one of the key members of Puck Collective, an evolving group of creatives, illustrators, printmakers who produce shows and events that focus on creativity and play in public spaces. He also loves to eat tacos.

What do you love about design?

I love that design can really change people’s lives, without them even noticing. I love that design is everywhere. Endless possibilities with creating something new and always trying to make things better.

Tell us about your design career outside of Shillington.

I have have my own company Simkin Design, I’m also part of the illustration group Puck Collective.

What or who are you loving right now?

Morag Myerscough. She really takes graphics to bold and exciting extremes in areas that lack life.

If you were a typeface what would you be?

GIN Regular.

What’s your favourite blog?

It’s Nice That.

Andrew Shillington
Founder, Global

Anthony Wood
CEO, Global

Clare Terry
Director, Australia

Natalia Zuluaga
Director of Operations, Global

John Palowski
Head of Course Content, Global

Chris Norman
Head of Online, Global

Cathy Sison
Head, New York

Jack Trotman
Head, United Kingdom

Clay Allison
Head of Experience, Global

Alex Daley
Experience Manager, United States

Ella Shillington
Experience Manager, Australia

Meg Bathard
Experience Assistant, United Kingdom

Andy Dion
Experience Assistant, United States

Sara Mazzoni
Head of Marketing—Mat Leave, Global

Laura Carrick
Marketing & Communications Specialist, Global

Oli Stevenson
Marketing & Communications Lead, Global

Eden Lim
Marketing & Communications Assistant, Australia

George Simkin
Lead Teacher, United Kingdom

Kim Melvin
Lead Teacher, New York

Dahlia Ishak
Lead Teacher, Online

Nick Bailey
Graphic Design Teacher, Brisbane

Nick Smith
Course Content Creator, Global

Shrenik Ganatra
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Annette Dennis
Lead Teacher, Online

Rich Tucker
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Spencer Harrison
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Amy Prus
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Maja Cule
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Andy Judd
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Wayne Smith
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Dan Wilson
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Justin Carey
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Adam Busby
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Marssaié Jordan
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Bonnie Eichelberger
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Dave Bird
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Hilary Archer
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Laura Moore
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Tina Victoria Afshar
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Mitch Reyes
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