Emilia Buggins

Founder & Creative Director

United Kingdom
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About me

Emilia Buggins is the founder and creative director of Kireli Studio - joining the .1% of female founded creative agencies. Since graduating from Central Saint Martins in 2011 with a BA in Graphic Design, she’s worked her way up through creative agencies such as M&C Saatchi and Ogilvy, with clients such as Dove, Hellman’s, Comfort and Unilever. Since going out on her own she’s created work for Cineworld, The Body Shop, Buzzfeed & The V&A in London. She’s passionate about the positive impact creativity can have on people’s lives, and loves working with purpose driven brands that positively impact the world. This passion has led her to founding her own company, Kireli Studio.

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  • Packaging
  • Advertising
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Typography
  • Design
  • Illustration
  • Web Design
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • UX
  • Branding Identity
  • Music Design
  • Photography
  • Design Direction

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Ogilvy


    • Advertising
  • Young Creative Council

    Young Creative Council

    • Design
  • She Says

    She Says

    • Events
  • M&C Saatchi

    M&C Saatchi

    • Advertising

Work history


Founder & Creative Director

Kireli Studio

Jun 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Kireli is an independent creative studio based in London, founded in 2019. We believe that creativity has great power to create a real positive impact for everyone, and we use our abilities to build a world of good. We typically work across branding, communication design and advertising in London, Europe and North America.


Freelance Graphic Designer


Aug 2010
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Clients include musicroom, Thames Hudson, The Culture Trip, Craved London, Lucy Rose, Yellow Bird Project, Hubbub Catering, Wattpad, First Story, SagittaMed Branding, art direction, web design, photography, illustration, signage and mural design, stationary, artworking, research, concept development, retouching, production, packaging, social media, presentation design and copy writing. Work sold in Selfridges, 2060 Pop up shop and featured in ‘International Superheroes of Drawing, Illustration and World Domination’ and on Art Wednesday, Fivethousand and Clash Music. www.emiliabuggins.com


Creative Designer


Oct 2014 - Mar 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Multi disciplinary designer & art director working with the creative team for Unilever. I have worked primarily on Dove, Dove Men, Comfort, Hellmann's and brand Unilever on 360 campaigns. I also have experience working with the social media teams to create engaging content for Unilever's brand channels to promote their sustainability initiative.




Jul 2013 - Oct 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Clients include Saudi Aramco Overseas, Sentrum Colo, Superdrug, Cadburys, Virgin Media. Identity, web design, mobile design, magazine layout, signage & mural, research, concept development and illustration. www.dhub.com


Junior Art Director

Walford Wilkie

Jul 2011 - Jul 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Clients include Boodles, Patek Philippe, X.B, Rebootizer, First Story, Recine Wine, Monreal, Ganjam and Imporient Tea. Branding, packaging, advertising, artworking, print layout, brochures, invites, signage, social media, web design, retouching, illustration, research and concept development. www.walfordwilkie.com


Design Intern

M&C Saatchi

Jun 2011 - Jul 2011
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Placement within the Design + Typography Department and the Art Buying Department Logo development, pitch artworking, advertising layout, image research, typography. www.mcsaatchi.com


Junior Designer


May 2010 - Jun 2011
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Working with award winning design Sabine Fasching to develop identity designs and websites for a range of her clients from fashion to fine art and photography. Clients include Poppy Devilleneuve, Bolzoni & Walsh, Fiona Banner, Stephanie Simon and Tiger’s Eye. Concept development, branding, web design, retouching, illustration, advertising, research, copy writing, production, artworking, look books and typography. Work featured on It’s Nice That and in Grafik. www.sabina.co.uk



BA Graphic Design

Central Saint Martins

Oct 2008 - Jul 2011
  • London, United Kingdom



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Hermes Creative Awards

  • Olly Cooper and I were awarded a Gold Hermes Award for our work on the Cineworld gifting suite.