Michaelancholia hails from a  background in film, and luxury fashion footwear and accessories design. Her creative direction and taste-making spans a decade and some of professionally 

consulting and designing for global lifestyle brands on both sides of the



A love of image-making

 has brought Michaelancholia crashing into a multi-disciplinary mixed-media world of art direction, illustration, graphic design, ceramics, animation, and photography.


A particular interest in identity, the human face, the Classics, notions of 'home', and object theory are reflected in her interdisciplinary work, which includes projects with The British Museum, The Royal Academy of Arts, Mulberry, Hobbs, Design Council, and Stephen Walters & Sons Limited.