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About us – meet the Creative Bloq team

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Creative Bloq delivers a daily mix of advice and inspiration for digital and traditional artists, web designers, graphic designers, 3D and VFX artists, illustrators, and more. We bring the very best creative work to our audience and offer the insight that enables them to keep up to date with the latest trends and developments in global design and to create their best work.

To contact the Creative Bloq team, email [email protected] 

Meet the team

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Kerrie Hughes

Kerrie Hughes is Editor at Creative Bloq (currently on maternity leave). One of the original CB crew, Kerrie joined the team back in 2013 after moving from her role as staff writer on 3D World. Since then she's written regularly for other creative publications.

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Rosie Hilder

Rosie Hilder is currently Creative Bloq's Acting Editor. After beginning her career in journalism in Argentina – where she was Deputy Editor of Time Out Buenos Aires – she moved back to the UK and began working on art and design magazines, including Computer Arts, 3D World and Paint & Draw. Her interests lie in branding and illustration, tech and sexism, and plenty more in-between.

Ian Dean
Ian Dean

Ian Dean is Art and Design Editor at Creative Bloq. With over 25 years' experience in both print and online journalism, Ian has worked on many leading video game and digital art brands, including ImagineFX magazine and Official PlayStation Magazine. With a passion for video games and art, Ian combines his loves to bring the latest news on NFTs, video game art and tech, and more to Creative Bloq. In his spare time he doodles in Corel Painter, ArtRage, and Rebelle while finding time to play Xbox and PS5.

Beren Neale
Beren Neale

Beren is Creative Bloq's Deals Editor, with 10 years' experience in both print and online journalism. As the ex-editor of magazines Computer Arts and Paint & Draw, he's a passionate fan of all things art and design. He's involved in the ecommerce of the site, bringing creatives the best deals on the best kit, but when he's not seeking out the best deals, he's an avid rock climber, currently trying to beat his personal best of a 7B+ sports route. 

Brad Thorne
Brad Thorne

Brad Thorne is Creative Bloq's Ecommerce Writer. He keeps an eye on all the best deals so that you can save money on great tech and digital art supplies. Previously Features Writer for 3D World magazine, Brad has written about everything from 3D modelling to concept art, archviz to engineering, and VR to VFX.

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Daniel Piper

Daniel Piper is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He is also an author, comedian and national poetry slam champion. His work has appeared in Wallpaper, BBC News, The Skinny, and more. 

Amelia Bamsey

Amelia Bamsey is Creative Bloq’s Staff Writer. After completing a degree in Popular Music and a Master’s in Song Writing, Amelia began designing posters, logos, album covers and websites for musicians. She now enjoys covering many design topics on Creative Bloq, including posters, gaming and illustration. 

Code of conduct

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Creative Bloq is a member of the Independent Press Standards Organisation (which regulates the UK’s magazine and newspaper industry). We abide by the Editors’ Code of Practice and are committed to upholding the highest standards of journalism. If you think that we have not met those standards and want to make a complaint please contact [email protected]

If we are unable to resolve your complaint, or if you would like more information about IPSO or the Editors’ Code, contact IPSO on 0300 123 2220 or visit

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