Our Alumni

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

  • Anna Hindocha

    Anna Hindocha

    Silver award winner

    Warm Glow Photo | 2014 | warmglowphoto.com/

    Warm Glow Photo is a family portraiture photography business specialising in natural, relaxed portraits of young children. I aim to communicate the sense of freedom, excitement and fun that small children approach the world with. It is very important to me that sessions are respectful and child led.

    warmglowphoto.com

  • Tanja Raaste

    Tanja Raaste

    Nordic Nomad Productions | 2012 | nordicnomad.com

    Nordic Nomad Productions deliver immersive, site-specific theatre, dance and new writing skills. Their workshop series ‘Business Skills for Artists’ is aimed at helping individual artists and performers progress in their careers.

  • Nicolla Wilson

    Nicolla Wilson

    The Glamours Jam Co. | 2014

    Our business is a delicious jamilicous food business. We offer unique flavoured jams all made from scratch my 2 loving sisters. We aim to introduce new flavour combinations to the UK public hopefully over seas too.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Johnette’ Taylor

    Johnette’ Taylor

    | 2013 | netteleathergoods.com

    Nette’ is a leather goods company created from the talents of Californian Johnette’ Taylor. Trading in London since 2010, from a small market in East London. Johnette’ takes the inspiration from America and life in London to create a personal and well-made collection of leather goods and small accessories.

  • 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.

  • 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.

     

     

     

  • 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.

  • 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.

     

     

  • Heather Shuker

    Heather Shuker

    The Image Maker | 2014 | www.heathershuker.co.uk/

    There are two strands to my business. The first is wedding (currently branded as Brighton‑Photo) and alternative wedding photography and the second is commercial event & brand photography. I like taking an alternative and creative approach to create visually interesting images; rising above the mediocre.

  • 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.

  • Gerlinde Gniewosz

    Gerlinde Gniewosz

    KO-SU | 2012 | ko-su.com

    KO-SU is the innovative mobile learning platform that enables anyone and everyone to teach, train and learn via mobile devices.

  • 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.

     

  • Emma Lanman

    Emma Lanman

    2014 Platinum Award Winner

    Van Girls | 2014 | vangirls.co.uk

    Emma Lanman is a former firefighter who started Van Girls in 2011 and has seen it gain a loyal army of customers. London-based van girls offer a reliable alternative to the traditional man and van service.

  • 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.

  • Victoria Holt

    Victoria Holt

    2012 Silver Award Winner

    Fred and Ginger Ltd | 2012 | fredandginger.com

    Fred & Ginger London produce exclusive and timeless lingerie designed by Victoria Holt and currently selling in some of the worlds best boutiques and department stores including Selfridges London.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Victoria Walford

    Victoria Walford

    Victorious Baking | 2012

    Victorious Baking produce delicious, fresh, naturally sweet 25-calorie treats that are gluten, dairy, soy and nut-free, with low fat and no added sugar.

  • Jennie Duck

    Jennie Duck

    Jennie Duck Holistic Therapies | 2013 | jennieduck.com

    Jennie Duck is a sports massage therapist. She enjoys working one-to-one with clients and is eager to achieve their personal goals. Jennie uses aromatherapy, deep tissue massage, clay facials and natural product workshops to help individuals keep healthy and maintain balance in their lives.

  • 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.

  • 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.