Tash Willcocks

Years attended: 2017

Discipline: TypographyWritingEducatorDigital

It’s been more than 20 years since Tash Willcocks dipped her toe into the creative and design industry.

In that time she’s been an album creative for Elbow, designed skateboards with Linder Sterling, and was MA Communication Design Programme Leader at Salford University. Since 2013 she led design programmes at Hyper Island, helping students worldwide to discover new skills in digital management and digital experience design, becoming Director of Masters Europe in 2017. In 2020 was made the the first Honorary Fellow, as she left Hyper Island to form Snook “a design studio built to make the world more human”.

Tash’s recent projects include MapMyMCR, a map of illustrated buildings and their narratives. Her daily typographic project Mundaneaday is now in its seventh year.

Tash has been a supporter of DM since our beginning and has contributed to various exhibitions over the years.