Design Alumni

Design Interaction

Hiromi Ozaki aka Sputniko
Thomas Thwaites
Nelly Ben Hayoun
Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg
Revital Cohen 
Jack Schultz, Principal, BERG
Anab Jain, Director, Superflux

Design Products

Shay Alkalay and Yael Mer, Raw Edges Design Studio
Tomoko Azumi
Paul Cocksedge
Robin Day
Simon Hasan
Thomas Heatherwick
Peter Marigold

Innovation Design Engineering

Tom Barker
David Blakemore, Pre-development Manager (Concepts), Bentley Motors Ltd
Ian Coulter, New Ventures in Beverages, Coca Cola
William Crawford & Peter Brewin (Concrete Canvas)
Gus Desbarats, Chairman, Alloy Total Product Design
Joe Ferry, Industrial Design Manager, Virgin Atlantic
Peter Gammack, Concept Design Director, Dyson
Markus Hohl, Customer Experience Design, O2
Matt Johnson, Bibi Nelson, Becky Pilditch, Isabel Lizardi (Bare Conductive Ink) 
Graham Lacy, Director, PDD Consultants, London
Duncan Kerr, Designer, Apple Inc
Paul Pankhurst and Graham Lacy, Directors, PDD Consultants, London
Johannes Paul, Co-founder of Omlet
Paul Rutter, Director, DCA Design International
Mark Sanders, MAS Design, Inventor of the Strida folding bicycle
Richard Seymour and Dick Powell (SeymourPowell)
Phil Steeney, PA Consultants
Laura Taylor, Innovation Design Director, Philips Lighting
David Webster, Partner, IDEO, California, USA

Vehicle Design

RCA Vehicle Design graduates are in leadership positions with major automotive and transport organisations across the world. They include:

Michael Ani, Design Director, Makkina
Peter Birtwhistle, Design Director, Mazda Europe
Dirk Van Braeckel, Design Director, Bentley
Ian Callum, Design Director, Jaguar
Donato Coco, Design Director, Lotus
Simon Cox, Advanced Design, General Motors
Peter Horbury, Design Director, Geely
Gerry McGovern, Design Director, Land Rover
Ken Melville, Renault Design
Taisuke Nakamura, Design Director, Nissan Design Europe
Fernando Ocana, Design Director, Think
Marek Reichman, Design Director, Aston Martin
Peter Schreyer, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Design Officer, Kia
Stefan Seilaff, Design Director, Audi
Martin Smith, Design Director Ford, Europe
Peter Stevens, International Car Design Consultant
Chris Svensson, Design Director, Ford Asia Pacific
Nick Talbot, Transport Design Director, Seymour Powell

"My time at the RCA was inspirational from the outset and this was down to three tutors whose creativity gave me energy, enabling me to be free and excited about design." Paul Cocksedge

Design Products graduate, 2002

"The RCA is driven by passion. A place to experiment, push boundaries, to realise your dreams… with unforgettable people all living life to the full; believing everything hasn’t been done before." Ayline Koning

Vehicle Design graduate, 2001

"The RCA ultimately made me critique my own work at a much higher level. There is no where else I know that has such diverse creative talent, so closely packed and with such interesting people passing through as the RCA." Sam Buxton

Furniture Design graduate, 1999