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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, 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, Online

Cathy Sison
Head, New York

Jack Trotman
Head, London

Sara Mazzoni
Head of Marketing—Mat Leave, Global

Laura Carrick
Marketing & Communications Specialist, Global

Clay Allison
Head of Experience, Global

Nick Smith
Course Content Creator, Global

Shrenik Ganatra
Course Content Creator & Teacher, New York

Nicki Vleisides
Lead Course Advisor, Global

Dina Shirin
Course Advisor, Global

Oli Stevenson
Marketing & Copywriting Lead, Global

Tia Ajala
Marketing & Communications Assistant, Global

Alex Daley
Experience Lead, Northern Hemisphere

Andy Dion
Experience Assistant, New York

Kim Melvin
Lead Teacher, New York

Tessa Canon
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

Justin Carey
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

Carly Larsson
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

Laura Moore
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

Anna Meyer
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

Sam Jacobs
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

Meg Bathard
Experience Assistant, London

Kym Rohman
Lead Teacher, London

George Simkin
Lead Teacher, London

Dan Wilson
Teacher & Special Projects, London

Mags Straatman
Graphic Design Teacher, London

Céline Bouichou
Graphic Design Teacher, London

Tina Victoria Afshar
Graphic Design Teacher, London

Rich Tucker
Graphic Design Teacher, London

Alessia Mazzarella
Graphic Design Teacher, London

Marco Invernizzi
Graphic Design Teacher, London

Claudia Rivera
Graphic Design Teacher, London

Ella Shillington
Experience Manager, Australia

Tim King
Lead Teacher, Australia

Jaimee-Lee Field
Graphic Design Teacher, Sydney

Michelle Smalley
Graphic Design Teacher, Sydney

Missy Dempsey
Graphic Design Teacher, Sydney

Olivia Chen
Graphic Design Teacher, Sydney

Micke Lindebergh
Graphic Design Teacher, Sydney

Femi Coppi
Graphic Design Teacher, Melbourne

Nathan Millard
Graphic Design Teacher, Melbourne

Sarah Napier
Graphic Design Teacher, Melbourne

Wayne Smith
Graphic Design Teacher, Melbourne

Thiago Eichner
Lead Teacher, Online

Annette Dennis
Lead Teacher, Online

Elena Passeggi
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Dave Bird
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Amy Prus
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Hilary Archer
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Andy Judd
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Emily Comfort
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Dahlia Ishak
Lead Teacher, Online

Spencer Harrison
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Nick Bailey
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Adam Busby
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Emma Clark
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Mitch Reyes
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