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Kieran McMillan

London, United Kingdom

Designer (Art Direction)

Member since January 15, 2008

Kieran possesses a sharp combination of creative and technical skills in digital media production. His extensive knowledge of interactive user experience and social media is applied to devising innovative brand-led strategies. He is also responsible for directing production of motion graphics for web and broadcast.

Skills: Digital planning and strategy, Brand-led digital media convergence projects, Devising brand experience media solutions and social network platforms, Excellent at distilling software requirements from conflicting and complex business requirements, Extensive knowledge of interactive user experience design, Hands on experience across the spectrum of digital production (audio/visual, design, interaction, photography)

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Life Is Suite

Arts & Culture, Environmental Design


Life is Suite was inspired by a sofa discovered in the backstreets of Deptford, London. As a team, w...

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RSVP London Self-initiated social network for London's creative community. This is a platform for discovering a diverse range of creative practitioners, businesses and organisations who showcase their services, promote activities, exchange ideas and source work opportunities, with regular special events for members. Our technology has recently been adopted by the London Design Festival and Cultural Industries Development Agency to showcase their own networks. Currently in beta development.

Deptford Design Market Challenge The Deptford Design Market Challenge, a collaboration between Raw Nerve, Creative Lewisham and the London Design Festival, brought together 27 designers; including Conran and Partners, Stuart Haygarth and Marti Guixte. Each was encouraged to select a second-hand item from the market to be re-worked in a unique, desirable and functional fashion; and to challenge preconceptions of usefulness and beauty.

Arena Quebec Developed for the Quebec Government, a sophisticated content management system and promotional platform for creative talents including Cirque du Soleil. The administration team have a bespoke set of tools to co-ordinate events and manage their customer database, while members can easily maintain their own content. Official launch end of January to coincide with Quebec's 400 year anniversary.

The Players Association Self-initiated platform for DJs. Audio mixes are uploaded by a community of international DJs. We have achieved 80,000 unique visitors per month thanks to the mix sharing widget which can be embedded on third party social networks and websites including Myspace. Currently in beta development.

Life is Suite Inspired by a sofa discovered in the backstreets of Deptford. As a team, we imagined stories of its life so far and gave it a new lease of life. The upholstery has been designed in an interactive manner, lift cushions to explore its history and listen to sounds from within. A series of one-off pieces have been exhibited in The Royal Exchange, the Royal Festival hall, 100% Design, and has been published across the world, in print and blogs.

Other clients include: The Princes Trust, Apple, ITV, Sony, FilmFlex, Siemens, City Growth, Camden Lock, Trinity Laban, Tent London, Diese, London Design Festival, Cultural Industries Development Agency, Penguin and Channel 4

design + innovation = inspiration

Contact Kieran McMillan
Raw Nerve

My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design