Shelby is a multidisciplinary designer, art director and recent graduate from the MA Visual Communication program at the Royal College of Art (Distinction, 2019). She grew up in Canada where she studied design at York University, and began her career in Toronto.

Interested in the future of design, publishing and public engagement, she is passionate about working collaboratively across disciplines. Over the past eight years she has worked with Wallpaper* Magazine (UK), Roots Canada Ltd. (CA), Peekd (DE), Royal College of Art (UK), Toronto International Film Festival (CA) and DECIEM (CA). Her specialisms include branding, packaging, typography, art direction, research and strategy. 

Her work has been featured in Typography Referenced, on Creative Boom, in various publications from the Royal College of Art and University of the Arts London, and she has been invited to deliver talks in both Canada and the United Kingdom. She has also served as a visiting lecturer at Brunel University London (19/20) and an adjunct assistant professor at The University of Utah (20/21).

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