Simon Collison bio and images

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Website: colly.com | Twitter: @colly

Job title: Designer/Partner at Fictive Kin

Small Bio

Simon Collison is a designer, speaker and author based in Nottingham UK. He's a proud partner with Fictive Kin, and also organises the occasional New Adventures events.

Medium Bio

Simon Collison is a designer who has worked in a variety of situations for bands, record labels, governments, polar explorers, and most other things. He's written books about web design and regularly talks at conferences around the world. He’s a proud partner with Fictive Kin, and also organises the occasional New Adventures in Web Design events in his hometown of Nottingham. Simon is married to Geri, and owned by Bearface the cat.

Large Bio

Simon Collison is a designer who also does plenty of writing and speaking. He's based in Nottingham UK, but often works in all sorts of other fine places.

He's a proud partner at Fictive Kin, collaborating on ambitious web projects and tinkering with bold new stuff. Sometimes he writes books or contributes to web design publications, and regularly speaks about the design process at conferences all over the world. He also organises the occasional New Adventures in Web Design events.

Simon learned his trade as an employed designer/developer from 2002 to 2006. Throughout his career Simon has worked in a variety of situations for bands, record labels, governments, polar explorers, and most other things. Back in 2006 Simon co-founded the successful Erskine Design, .net magazine's Agency Of The Year runner-up 2009. Shortly after, he moved on in search of fresh challenges.

Prior to designing websites, Simon went to art school and later worked as a visual artist in London and Reykjavik, Iceland. Subsequently, he founded an independent arts organisation and festival.

When away from the machines, he can likely be found obsessing about music, reading comics, riding his bicycle, sheltering in English pubs, or exploring far flung places with his wife, Geri.