Credits

Meet the team behind Discover Design

Discover Design is an online learning resource populated by the Design Museum learning team and a host of volunteer contributors.

Design Museum team

Catherine Ritman-Smith

Catherine Ritman-Smith

Catherine is Head of Learning at the Design Museum. She founded Design Ventura, the museum’s award-winning project which has reached over 36,000 learners. Prior to joining the Design Museum, Catherine was Head of Education at Enterprise UK. Catherine is a fellow of the RSA and a trustee for the London Design and Engineering UTC.

David Houston - Learning Producer for Schools

David Houston

David is the Design Museum's Learning Producer for Schools. He is an education graduate who has worked in museum learning for over 15 years across several London museums including the Science Museum and London Transport Museum. As well as developing user focused design content for the Museum David also teaches sessions to schools and colleges.

Contributors

Kirstie Crail

Kirstie Crail

Kirstie began her career in educational publishing as an online editor. After studying web design and development she worked as a digital and graphic designer and now freelances in design, writing and editing. Kirstie works with clients across the creative, non profit, corporate and academic sectors.

Lia Economou

Lia Economou

Lia Economou is a third year BA Design student studying at Goldsmiths University of London. With experience in research and communication, she has a diverse range of skills as an inter-disciplinary designer.

Abigail Funnell

Abigail Funnell

Abigail is an educational professional currently working in Brighton. She’s a performing arts graduate from the University of Chichester and wrote her dissertation on 20th century artists and designers. As well as taking a keen interest in design history, she is also passionate about working with textiles.