Our Alumni

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

  • Rosie Shaw

    Rosie Shaw

    Rosie Shaw Upholstery | 2014 | www.rosieshawupholstery.co.uk

    My services range from reupholstering and restoring furniture to creating bespoke items such as headboards, blanket boxes/ottomans and upholstered screens, all made to the customer’s specifications. As well as taking commissions, I restore and sell one‑off items using traditional techniques and materials.

  • Ronke Ige

    Ronke Ige

    Emi & Ben | 2009 | emiandben.com

    Emi & Ben is a natural skin care company specialising in body butters, handmade with 100% unrefined Shea butter. Shea butter has been used for centuries on the African continent and it was due to Ronke becoming an expectant mother that the Emi & Ben brand was born.

  • Clover Lewis

    Clover Lewis

    Clover Lewis Swimwear | 2013 | cloverlewis.com

    Clover Lewis Swimwear create confidence-boosting swimwear for women following breast surgery and for women living with uneven breasts.

  • 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.

  • Sarah Gunn

    Sarah Gunn

    | 2014 | www.saragunn.com

    Luxury fashion jewellery. I create unique, individually made pieces of jewellery, sometimes with added meaning for the wearer through customisation or symbolic imagery. I work in leather and metals to create bold forms textured with images and patterns; current collection using skin textures, and new collection using images of London.

  • Arina Sprynz

    Arina Sprynz

    Rinz Sound Ltd | 2013 | rinzsound.com

    Rinz Sound are creators of distinctive 21st century designed speakers that fuse precious and innovative materials with cutting edge design.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Rose Fullbright

    Rose Fullbright

    Rose Fullbright | 2014 | rosefulbright.com

    The Rose Fulbright label is a British luxury lingerie and lifestyle brand who produce sleek, sensual lingerie and loungewear. They are committed to supporting ethical and sustainable practice in business.

  • Ruth Dronfield

    Ruth Dronfield

    ATLANTIC KITCHEN | 2014 | atlantickitchen.co.uk

    We import wildcrafted organic seaweed from Atlantic shores of Ireland and France and package it for use in restaurants and in home cooking. We also conceive, develop and produce ready to eat products which showcase the flavours and versatility of seaweed.

  • 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.

  • Chloe Morais

    Chloe Morais

    Cheeky Suds | 2012 | cheekysuds.co.uk

    Cheeky Suds create handmade novelty soaps, bath and body cosmetics with the majority of products being vegan friendly.

  • Bianca Miller

    Bianca Miller

    Be Styled UK | 2013 | bestyleduk.jimdo.com

    Be Styled UK are a luxury personal styling and shopping service who believe everyone has the right to look their very best.

  • Rebecca Gregory

    Rebecca Gregory

    2014 Joint Gold Award Winner

    thinking bob | thinkingbob.co.uk

    Thinking Bob is a social club for people who want to spark fun and serendipity into their social lives. In a city of millions, find others who share your love of cerebral fun and the random, spontaneous bits of life that will ensure you’re never tired of London.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Dami Abajingin

    Dami Abajingin

    Valour Magazine | Autumn 2014 | www.valourmagazine.co.uk

    Valour Magazine (www.valourmagazine.co.uk) is a women’s magazine with a Christian perspective aimed at 18‑30 year olds. The magazine component will be published quarterly and the blog component will be updated regularly.

  • Nicky Doodson

    Nicky Doodson

    2013 Silver Award Winner

    Nicky Doodson Flowers Ltd | 2013 | nickydoodson.com

    Nicky Doodson Flowers combine enormous passion and creative flair, with a wealth of experience working for some of London’s top florists. Nicky’s successful background in sculpture, love of art, fashion, interiors and current trends create an imaginative and enthusiastic approach to her designs.

  • Alice Walters

    Alice Walters

    Platinum award winner

    The Turpentine | 2014 | www.theturpentine.com

    The Turpentine Ltd is a new creative hub based in the heart of Brixton. We sell a hand picked mix of design led indie craft, art prints and giftware as well as a hosting a wide range of evening and weekend art workshops and courses. The Turpentine were the autumn winners of Brand Amplifier 2014.

     

     

  • Jemima Beulah

    Jemima Beulah

    JHBeulah | 2013 | jhbeulah.com

    JHBeulah is an eco-friendly womenswear brand, each item is individually handmade from vintage materials. JHBeulah strives to create unique intricately handmade jewellery using vintage and high quality materials that otherwise would have been disregarded. 

  • Helen Stewart

    Helen Stewart

    2014 Joint Gold Award Winner

    Curious Handmade | 2014 | curioushandmade.com

    Helen Stewart is the creator of Curious Handmade, a knitwear brand that brings together her love of craft, travel stories, life lessons and community.