Let me tell you what I earn — how can we overturn salary secrecy?
       "How much do you earn?" Theoretically a simple question. But in practice? It's not so straightforward. As a junior, you're pretty candid amongst your peers. "Does this sound right to you?" Comparison is often... Read more

Written for If You Could Jobs

Are you using gendered language in the studio?
        Language has been evolving since the dawn of time, with words going in and out of fashion (or even into extinction) to match the climate. We’re witnessing one of those shifts right now, only it’s conscious... Read more

Written for CreativeBloq

Mentoring’s for life (not just for uni)
       It’s important to be humble as a designer. Pretty soon after leaving the security of university, you realise that the learning doesn’t end there. It’s probably what keeps the job so interesting... Read more

Written for Creative Review


Design By Women
       Interview—Why discussion and debate on key issues affecting people working in the creative industries is important and how this led to her new podcast series. Read the article

Interviewed by Mary Hemingway

Creative Boom
        Podcast—Katie Cadwell on her new role at DesignStudio and why starting a new life is so liberating. Listen to the episode

Interviewed by Katy Cowan

Creative Lives—In Progress
        Interview—Give each project 100 percent: Senior designer Katie Cadwallader describes her journey at Supple Studio. Read the article

Interviewed by Indi Davies

Computer Arts       
        Feature—Fighting for Gender Equality. Learn about the range of measures creatives are taking to help bring balance to the design industry — and what work still needs to be done. Read the article

Interviewed by Rosie Hilder

Creative Boom
        Feature—Katie Cadwell on finding her true calling through Myspace and why it’s a great time to be a woman in design. Read the article

Interviewed by Katy Cowan


Katie Cadwell is a multidisciplinary graphic designer. Working with brands worldwide—combining writing, strategic thinking, art direction and motion.

Currently freelancing as a Design Director at How&How. Previously Koto & DixonBaxi.

Full time at DesignStudio & Supple Studio. Founder of The NDA Podcast.

Passionate about equity in the industry, mentoring & education. Contributor to publications like Creative Review, Design Week, Creative Boom. Speaking on podcasts, panels & events.


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Design Week Rising Star
RSA Design Award
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Transform Awards