IED graduate destinations

Graduates have gone on to work in visualisation, artistic practice, technology companies, set design, exhibition design, journalism, cultural and educational institutions, research labs and studio practice. Others have started record labels, opened galleries, and become performers.  

Because IED is a new, hybrid approach to a post-digital world, our graduates tend to go to forward-thinking studios or companies, start their own practice, or move into further research or teaching. 

Companies & studios employing IED graduates include BurberryUnited Visual Artists, Random International, Foster+Partners, Forensic ArchitectureStudio Tomas Saraceno, FjordHirsch & MannFeld Studio, Logitech.

Studios & businesses started by IED graduates include The Demystification CommitteeINT Studio, Fragmentin, OlombriaStudio Above & Below, Syrup magazine, Zelp.

Graduates with their own successful independent practice include Baum & Leahy, Jayoon ChoiEmily Cole, Tess DumonLouis Gauger, Lucy Hardcastle, Ozgun KiliçSylvana Lautier, Jiayu LiuDanila Luppino, Wasabii NgAnna RidlerOlivia Sullivan.

Some students have started up their own companies and commercialised products through InnovationRCA, while others have gone on to become research associates at the RCA's Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design

IED graduates teach at Central St Martins, London College of Communication, Ravensbourne, as well as at the RCA, and undertake research at MIT, Lancaster and Sheffield universities.