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I love the energy and passion our students have for design.
Sarah McHugh is the Director of Shillington United Kingdom. An award-winning graphic designer, she has worked in large and small design studios, as well in-house at Urban Splash over the last 14 years. Working client-side with studios such as North, LOVE, B&W Studio, Magnetic North and Uniform. Sarah has extensive experience in book design and has a particular interest in print and material processes.
What do you love about design?
I love being creative, a good challenge, problem solving, working with typography, working across lots of different platforms. Every day is different!
Why do you teach?
I love the energy and passion our students have for design. They have such interesting stories and backgrounds, I find them a massive inspiration everyday.
Tell us about your career outside of Shillington.
Before joining the Shillington I was working as a Senior Designer within an in house design team in Manchester. Prior to that I was freelancing and working in design studios in Manchester’s Northern Quarter.
What or who are you loving right now?
If you were a typeface what would you be?
Scandia—approachable, open and friendly.
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