Graphic Design & Art Direction
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Shelby is a London-based multidisciplinary designer, art director and recent graduate of the MA Visual Communication program at the Royal College of Art. Her ongoing research investigates the conception of national identity in divisive times, with a special focus on Canada.

Her specialisms include branding, design strategy, editorial design and typography. Over the past eight years she has worked with a range of clients across North America and Europe in sectors spanning fashion, arts & culture, publishing, not-for-profit and tech.

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MA in Visual Communication, Distinction
Royal College of Art (London, UK)
Bachelor of Design with Honours
York University/Sheridan College (Toronto, CA)

Freelance Designer & Art Director (UK & CA)
Lecturer in Graphic Design (London, UK)
Branding Designer for peekd (Berlin, DE)
        January 2019–May 2019
Graphic Designer at TIFF (Toronto, CA)
        July 2018–August 2018
Graphic Designer at Roots (Toronto, CA)
        February 2015–August 2017
Design Intern at Wallpaper* (London, UK)
        June–July 2012

Published in Unknown Quantities 7 (UK)
        December 2019
Featured on Creative Boom
        October 2019
Published in A Guide to ________ing Sustainability (UK)
        April 2018
Invited Speaker at Type Tuesday (St Bride Foundation, UK)
        March 6, 2018
Published in Typography Referenced (Rockport Publishers)
        February 2012

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