Peta Miller

Nash Design

Bio

Equal parts conscientious creative and savvy strategist, Peta is devoted to turning great ideas into powerful brand design communication across all channels. Peta works direct with clients from board to entry level and loves a challenge. And, she knows how to stretch a budget.

Advice for getting into careers

Focus on preparing an excellent portfolio of work, never stop creating and sketching. Learn about great designers in the area you’re interested in, think about why they inspire you. Go to art college, make the most of your time, make contacts, enter more competitions, get work experience, and build your reputation as a budding designer, that any design group would wish to employ.

Top tips

  • Put yourself in the shoes of a Design Museum Shop customer, what would catch your eye? A product which is inventive? Useful? Beautiful? Fun?A completely brilliant idea? See what you think.
  • Get yourself a sketch pad and pencil, it doesn't matter if you think you can't draw, sketch ideas roughly, it's a really useful starting point.
  • To start with there's no right or wrong idea, keep your mind open to exploring lots of solutions, take inspiration from the designers featured at the Design Museum, be inventive, be different, try to design a product which will stand out from the crowd.
Area of expertise Communication Design, Design Management, Graphic Design, Visual Communication