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I love talking, looking, thinking about design, and mostly, the people I have met because of design.


Clare Terry

Clare Terry is the Director of Shillington, Australia. Initially trained as an interior designer, Clare made the transition to graphic design over 19 years ago and has never looked back. A designer with a love of clever ideas simply and beautifully executed, she cut her design teeth working in the property sector for a boutique Sydney studio. Over the years Clare has been lucky to work within various industries across a broad spectrum of clients, during this time forming strong and lasting relationships with likeminded creatives. This love of working with people has taken Clare to Shillington where she loves nothing more than to teach and inspire young creatives.

What do you love about design?

I love that design continues to reinvent and reveal itself to me in unexpected ways. Just when I think I’ve seen it all, I’m reminded of the endless possibilities and countless opportunities that design presents. I love talking, looking, thinking about design, and mostly, the people I have met because of design. 

Why do you teach?

I teach because I love to—teaching is a wonderful challenge and sharing knowledge, ideas and inspiration is utterly addictive. But the best thing about teaching is that it has enabled me to never stop learning.

Tell us about your design career outside of Shillington.

Since graduating with a shiny new portfolio in 2000 I have worked in small studios, advertising agencies, run a boutique branding agency and my own design business. This career has seen me work across a full gamut of clients and get involved in everything from black and white business cards to branded bus wraps.

What or who are you loving right now?

This is going to sound cheesy, but… I can not get enough of the beautiful work our students consistently produce. 

If you were a typeface, what would you be?

I’d like to think I’m versatile and practical like Futura, if only I shared her stunning proportions!

What’s your favourite blog?

For home grown talent, a great read and beautiful photography, The Design Files is my most welcomed daily email.

Andrew Shillington
Founder & Managing Director, United Kingdom

Anthony Wood
Managing Director, Global

Clare Terry
Director, Australia

Natalia Zuluaga
DesignOps & Teacher, 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

Sara Mazzoni
Maternity 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
Lead Teacher, Brisbane

Nick Smith
Course Content Creator, Global

Shrenik Ganatra
Course Content Creator & Teacher, New York

Jimmy Muldoon
Teacher & Special Projects, New York

Annette Dennis
Teacher & Special Projects, Online

Rich Tucker
Graphic Design Teacher, London

Spencer Harrison
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Amy Prus
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Maja Cule
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

Andy Judd
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Wayne Smith
Graphic Design Teacher, Melbourne

Dan Wilson
Graphic Design Teacher, London

Justin Carey
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

Adam Busby
Graphic Design Teacher, Brisbane

Marssaié Jordan
Graphic Design Teacher, London

Bonnie Eichelberger
Graphic Design Teacher, Melbourne

Dave Bird
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Alessia Mazzarella
Graphic Design Teacher, London

Hilary Archer
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Laura Moore
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

Simon Wiltshire
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Tina Victoria Afshar
Graphic Design Teacher, London

Mitch Reyes
Graphic Design Teacher, Brisbane

Mary Faber
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Olivia Chen
Graphic Design Teacher, Sydney

Kody Pangburn
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

Elena Passeggi
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Anastasia Lihou
Graphic Design Teacher, Brisbane

Sam Jacobs
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

Rachel Broaders
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Missy Dempsey
Graphic Design Teacher, Sydney

Alexandra Lunn
Graphic Design Teacher, London

Benny Hinman
Graphic Design Teacher, Sydney

Tim King
Graphic Design Teacher, Sydney

Kym Rohman
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

Thiago Eichner
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

Rony Mikhael
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Tessa Canon
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

Nathan Millard
Graphic Design Teacher, Melbourne

Jaimee-Lee Field
Graphic Design Teacher, Sydney

Emily Comfort
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

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