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The joy of sharing skills and connecting with others serves as a constant motivation in my life.

Graphic Design Teacher
Sydney

Missy Dempsey

With a multifaceted career spanning graphic design, art direction and illustration, Missy Dempsey founded her own Sydney-based agency called Fletcher Street in 2016, producing branding with a focus on illustration and motion design. Additionally, she has created branding work for arts and cultural organisations such as Sydney Film Festival, Biennale of Sydney and Mardi Gras Film Festival.

What do you love about design? Its ability to organise complex information in a beautiful, ordered way.

Why do you teach?

My passion for teaching ignited fairly recently after facilitating workshops in Sydney and Dubai. The joy of sharing skills and connecting with others serves as a constant motivation in my life.

Tell us about your design career outside of Shillington.

Outside of Shillo I run a creative agency called Fletcher Street Design which began in 2016. Our vision is to create brand identities that utilise illustrated elements to cleverly add personality and familiarity across digital, motion and print.

What or who are you loving right now?

I share a studio space in Surry Hills with some very talented creatives who inspire me every day! @peitablythe map illustration, @micke_lindebergh illustration, @danielknew book design to name a few.

If you were a typeface, what would you be?

Gotham Black, but in pink or orange. Gotham Orange.

What’s your favourite blog?

Not a blog but I love Toilet Paper Magazine – it’s bright and weird. Gabby Lord’s emails are A+ and she has tonnes of resources on her site. Not design related exactly, but Tim Ferriss’ 5 bullet Friday has some wise nuggets that feed the creative fire.

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