First Hand — Cumbria-based design graduate Vincent Walden on battling restrictions and making the most of mistakes

Posted 01 November 2017 Written by Vincent Walden

After graduating from Cumbria Institute of the Arts’ graphic design course last year, Vincent Walden initially landed a job at the student’s union, heading up the design department. But he would soon find his way to working at Vincent and Bell, one of few creative agencies in his adopted hometown of Cumbria. Starting his career in what he describes as a “purgatory-like state” between student and graduate, he reflects on some of the realisations and tough truths that he’s faced so far.

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