Lydia brings live industry experience into student project work, both as a tutor and as a speaker on design practice and process. Lydia is also a visiting lecturer, has been involved in academic engagement projects, has been an ‘industry tutor’ for the Ideas Foundation bringing industry insight into schools and speaks at seminars and workshops on design and communications for charity and public sector audiences.
Lydia Thornley Design is Lydia’s practice. It has three strands of work: design, of visual identities, editorial, marketing, information and event materials; consultancy on brand cohesion and usability, brief-writing and process design; and the practice has its own projects including artists’ books. Lydia Thornley Design also collaborates with practices in other creative and consulting disciplines. Lydia’s clients include niche businesses, charities, social enterprises and educators.
Lydia is a member of D&AD and 26.
Lydia Thornley BA (Hons)