Our Alumni

BA alumni from our past 5 editions have achieved an 92% success rate, despite a global recession.

  • Robyn Parker

    Robyn Parker

    Archie Mac London | 2014 | www.archiemaclondon.co.uk

    Archie Mac London create bespoke textile designs and custom handmade products, tailored to the story of their clients. With fabrics printed in the UK and handmade in London, Archie Mac work to create opportunities for local people by making use of talents within the community.

  • Ellie Laycock

    Ellie Laycock

    2012 Platinum Award Winner

    Hunted and Stuffed | 2012 | huntedandstuffed.com

    Ellie Laycock, trained artist and London-based professional photographer is also founder of Hunted and Stuffed, upcycled vintage cushions handmade from original vintage tea towels, silk scarves and rare textiles.

  • Endy McKay

    Endy McKay

    Outspoken Arts | 2012 | outspokenarts.com

    Outspoken Arts is a Community Interest Company that empowers and inspires people through engagement with performing arts and media. All workshops are delivered by TV actors and working industry professionals to produce high quality performance based workshop packages.

  • Clare Waldron

    Clare Waldron

    Clare Waldron ~ Yoga. Creativity. Life | 2014 | www.clarewaldron.com

    I help people to create a space for inner healing, reconnection, peace and empowerment through yoga and art workshops. I offer public and private classes, and I have an online membership area with courses for people who would like to delve deeper and practice at home.

     

  • Helene Patounas

    Helene Patounas

    Helene Patounas Nutrition Ltd | 2014 | helenepatounas.com

    Helene Patounas Nutrition Ltd is a specialist health and nutrition company aimed at individuals who want to perform at their optimal potential and improve their long-term health. Clients include a Formula 1 team, elite racing drivers, athletes, senior executives, and other high performing individuals.

  • Shruti Malani Krishnan

    Shruti Malani Krishnan

    powr of you | 2014 | www.powrofyou.com

    Shruti started her tech startup, powr of you in 2013. powr of you is an analytics platform that strings together your online presence to bring you personal insights and monetise your data.

  • Carissa Abraham

    Carissa Abraham

    Lovely Notebooks | 2010 | lovelynotebooks.co.uk

    Lovely Notebooks is renowned for its eclectic designs and wide product range for stationery lovers at any age. The uniqueness of the range is maintained with exclusive prints and patterns all handmade in the UK.

  • Kate Hathway

    Kate Hathway

    2012 Gold Award Winner

    Tom and Amelia | 2012 | tomandamelia.co.uk

    Tom and Amelia gamekeeper and head nanny, and the great, great grandparents of Kate Hathway, were the inspiration behind Kate’s garden maintenance service. Through her private and commercial work, Kate continues to pass on the knowledge of the nurture of plants and people that has been passed down in generations to her.

  • Patricia Curmi

    Patricia Curmi

    Curious-Kid | 2014 | www.curious-kid.org

    A social enterprise that helps charities tell their stories in powerful ways. We support children’s charities to create participatory (kid‑approved) campaigns and create truly accessible publications. We help charities reach donors, supporters and service users, so they can carry on delivering amazing transformations in young people’s lives.

  • Ane Larsen

    Ane Larsen

    Frida Larsen | 2014 | www.fridalarsen.co.uk/

    Frida Larsen celebrates the art of dressing up, and strives to make clothes for adventurous and independent women who want to have fun expressing their personal tastes. Our 1940s and 50s inspired garments are elegant and feminine, yet at the same time are functional and allow for movement.

    www.fridalarsen.co.uk

  • Dawn Oliver

    Dawn Oliver

    Employment Advocacy Services Ltd | 2014 | employmentadvocacyservices.co.uk

    Dawn Oliver provides a comprehensive service on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law issues.

  • Sinead Koehler

    Sinead Koehler

    Crafty Fox Market | 2013 | craftyfoxmarket.co.uk

    Sinead Koehler created Crafty Fox Market in September 2010. Crafty Fox Markets take place seasonally in London. Each carefully curated event includes designer-maker stalls, workshops, DJs and drinks. Sinead also runs Crafty Fox Talks – a series of speaker led evening events for creatives.

     

     

     

  • Emily Williamson

    Emily Williamson

    South London Sling Library | 2013 | southlondonslings.co.uk

    South London Sling Library provide professional sling and baby carrier demonstrations, classes and hire. They also give helpful, impartial and knowledgable carrying advice for all parents and carers; bump to toddler and beyond.

  • Elizabeth Reynolds

    Elizabeth Reynolds

    Urben | 2014 | www.urbenstudio.com

    The world is facing the challenge of feeding, housing & satisfying consumer demands of a rapidly urbanising population. Urben aims to make cities better places and though our skills are focused on urban planning and design, we collaborate with architects, business, scientists, engineers & artists to solve urban problems.

  • Kirstin Evans

    Kirstin Evans

    A Grape Night In | 2012 | agrapenightin.co.uk

    A Grape Night In is a pop-up wine company who create exciting, unconventional wine events around London and the South East, from pop-up wine bars to wine tastings in your home.

  • Alice Snape

    Alice Snape

    ThingsAndInk | Autumn 2014 | www.thingsandink.com

    Things&Ink is an independent tattoo magazine that encompasses art, style, lifestyle, fashion, culture. Offering an alternative take on a prescribed genre, it’s a niche within a niche. Published quarterly, Things&Ink strives to offer innovative and striking visuals alongside curious and in‑depth features giving the current tattoo world some cultural context.

     

  • Helen Cammack

    Helen Cammack

    Interests Media Ltd | 2014 | interests.me

    Interests is a free‑to‑use consumer‑facing application, enabling users to start, join and participate in private discussion groups based around interests rather than following other users. Our uniqueness lies in our ease of use on mobile devices, the relevance of our groups to users, and the value placed on users’ privacy.

  • Polly Waite

    Polly Waite

    Polliander (changing to The Old Bike Shed ‑ re branding) | 2014 | www.polliander.com

    I source, buy, re‑design, restore and sell pieces of furniture. I’m starting to design and make a small made to order range. My work is sold in Lovely & British on Bermondsey St and through my website. I also do commissions for other people, restoring their modern and antique furniture.

  • Reah Brown

    Reah Brown

    Mareah's Patisserie | 2014

    Mareah’s Patisserie specialises in a Caribbean inspired range of high quality cakes, pastries, desserts and other confectionery treats.

     

  • Kate Linsley

    Kate Linsley

    Race Force | 2014 | www.raceforce.co.uk

    We are a team of coaches and mechanics with a passion for Triathlon. We regularly compete cross Europe and bring approx 30 people with us to each race supporting them in all of the event logistics and coaching them through the event itself. We provide flights, accommodation & bike transport options

  • Stacey Robertson

    Stacey Robertson

    Dee Dee Bridal | 2012 | deedeebridal.com

    Scottish designer Stacey Robertson of Dee Dee Bridal offers vintage inspired bridal wear which evokes the glamour and romance of a bygone era. Each bridal headdress is designed and hand crafted at Stacey’s London studio.

  • Doriana Carlucci

    Doriana Carlucci

    Silver award winner for autumn edition

    Mind The Flat | 2014 | www.mindtheflat.co.uk

    The Mind the Flat is firmly founded on the principles of transparency, efficiency and quality. We aim to provide everything tenants and private landlords need during their rental experience, ensuring an open window on the rental market.

  • Emma Roberts

    Emma Roberts

    Big Voice Management | 2014 | bigvoicemanagement.com

    Big Voice is a PR & Comms agency. I focus on storytelling and content creation. I believe a brand without a story is a house without a foundation. Brands need a story to personalise themselves and create long standing relationships with the consumer.

  • Nicola Herlihy

    Nicola Herlihy

    Nicola Herlihy Costumier | 2012

    Nicola Herlihy is a professional theatrical costume maker specialising in period and modern ladies and menswear. Her main clients include West End productions such as The Phantom of the Opera and WarHorse.