Daisy Pooley-Tolkien

Daisy Pooley-Tolkien

Brand Strategist | Designer | Maker | ArtistLondon, United Kingdom
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Daisy Pooley-Tolkien

Daisy Pooley-Tolkien

Brand Strategist | Designer | Maker | ArtistLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Coming from a background in academia and Fine Art, strategy and research plays a large part in Daisy's practice; working to have a full understanding of the subject matter she is working around. A particular area of interest is Social Design and Design for Good; the roots of which starting with her Engagement Art practice, hosting embroidery sessions with womxn discussing their relationships with their bodies, and growing further with her project “A Place of Unlearning” a digital archive of opinions from within the creative industry.
Projects
  • A Place of Unlearning
    A Place of UnlearningA Place of Unlearning is an online archive of discussions about Design for Social Change, a place to come and understand the definitions and learn about the complex subject through the opinions of members of the Creative Industry. aplaceofunlearning.com
  • The Sexual Enlightenment
    The Sexual Enlightenment“Sex education… often leaves out important information about our bodies and sexual and vaginal health. We’re expected to figure it out on our own, often through watching bad porn, googling, and experiences with partners that we wish we could erase from our memories.” Devra Ferst, Teen Vogue Gender equality has been at the forefront of the media and public conversation for a long time. Some areas in this space have seen strides, but the subject of female sexual pleasure and wellness has been dep
  • Durex & Boon
    Durex & Boon"There are more than 1 billion disabled people in the world. That’s roughly 15% of the world’s population, a huge number. And more than 50% of them do not have any form of a regular sex life. Disabled people have and enjoy sex, yet are often not seen as sexual beings, in some cases even being excluded from sexual education at a young age, which further marginalises this community and excludes them from having a fulfilling sex life. "
Projects credited in
  • Falmouth University, MA Communication Design
    Falmouth University, MA Communication DesignThe MA Communication Design at Falmouth University is a transformative and reflective 45-week experience; which seeks to provoke the development of an individual voice and identity in the practice and business of communication design. The course is delivered in the context of a rapidly changing, complex and accelerating media world; one in continuous collision with ever-evolving political, cultural and ethical catalysts. Engagement with projects and insights from leading global ‘provocateurs’
Work history
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    Brand StrategistDesign By Country
    Shrewsbury, United KingdomInternship
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    The Curious Agency logo
    Graphic DesignerThe Curious Agency
     - Shrewsbury, United KingdomInternship
Skills
  • Art Direction
  • Graphic Design
  • Printmaking
  • Book Binding
  • Communication Design
Education
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    Falmouth University logo
    Communication Design MAFalmouth University
    United Kingdom
    Falmouth University logo
    Falmouth University logo
    BA(Hons) Fine Art Falmouth University
     - Falmouth, United Kingdom