"It was only when I took a step back that folks started to notice": A day in the life of graphic designer Kieron Lewis

Kieron Lewis headshot - man in an orange shirt
(Image credit: Kieron Lewis)

Kieron Lewis is a freelance graphic designer who specialises in editorial design. In the early days of his career, he found himself frustrated by the lack of opportunities within book and magazine design. "You needed to know people in the industry to have a starting point, but I didn't have that fortune," he says. "So, I decided to work on self-directed publications with friends, and self-funding the work."

Those personal projects eventually paid off, and a decade later he counts numerous publishers including Penguin Books, Harper Collins and Laurence King among his client list. He's also a D&AD Judge and an Adobe Live host, and a guest lecturer for various universities. As part of our Day in the life series, I caught up with him to find out more...

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Rosie Hilder

Rosie Hilder is Creative Bloq's Deputy Editor. After beginning her career in journalism in Argentina – where she worked as Deputy Editor of Time Out Buenos Aires – she moved back to the UK and joined Future Plc in 2016. Since then, she's worked as Operations Editor on magazines including Computer Arts, 3D World and Paint & Draw and Mac|Life. In 2018, she joined Creative Bloq, where she now assists with the daily management of the site, including growing the site's reach, getting involved in events, such as judging the Brand Impact Awards, and helping make sure our content serves the reader as best it can.