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We caught up with Zeena Shah to find out how her degree, and experiences as an independent creative, led her to working with kids as Lead Designer at Wonderbly.
After graduating from Leeds Arts University, Helen Mackay's eagerness to break into the design world quickly landed her the role of Designer at UK Greetings. Here she reflects on her journey so far.
Information designer Stefanie Posavec reflects on her most significant projects, the value of collaboration and how she uses data as her muse.
Multi-disciplinary visual artist and designer, Ben Cullen Williams, shares his thoughts on the relationship between physical and digital and the importance of collaboration and taking risks.
On the evening of 17 September, we took to the iconic Barbican Centre to celebrate those commended in this year's YCN Student Awards.
Writer and podcaster Liv Siddall champions indie magazine publishing, speaks on the importance of fostering young talent and reflects on her career so far.
In anticipation of this year's YCN Student Awards, we check in on the progress of the bespoke wooden awards, created with designer and maker, Tom Forsyth.
Lana Simanenkov, Senior Creative at Animade, speaks on the gender imbalance in animation and the importance of stepping outside your comfort zone when starting out.