Laura Melissa Williams
Areas of Expertise
Design strategy , Service design, Speculative art and design
Laura is an artist and designer with 20 years experience in the creative industries working across Design, Innovation, Futures and Art.
She’s won creative entrepreneurship awards from NESTA [National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts], the British Council, and more recently, an art award through newplatform.art.
Throughout her career she’s delivered over 80 projects across four continents: working in a range of sectors and industries, from footwear to funerals to financial services. She’s built capability within many of her clients organisations, including: Wellcome Collection, Wellcome Trust, NESTA, the British Council, Sony, Adidas, UK Refugee Council, UK Science Festival Network, to name a few.
Through her career Laura has founded 2 businesses, including the first Service Design Consultancy in the North of England. She has a first-class honours degree in Design for Industry and is currently studying a MA in Art and Science at Central Saint Martins.