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Morag Myerscough

Morag Myerscough is a British designer and founder of Studio Myerscough.

After graduating from the Royal College of Art, Myerscough founded Studio Myerscough in 1993 and has since developed a reputation for designing large-scale graphics for interiors, often working with colour and pattern. Myerscough creates places and enhances spaces with her instantly recognisable bold visual approach. Her work is rooted in creating a sense of joy for all those who encounter it; bringing bright colours and prints to the wards of Sheffield Children's Hospital and the cafe of David Adjaye-designed Bernie Grant Arts Centre in London.

The effortless energy of Myerscough’s visual vocabulary resonates with audiences across cultural and geographical boundaries. Her work is inclusive, inviting users to be involved in the design process and aiming to “make places where people feel they belong.”

Myerscough transforms public spaces, from town centres and cultural hubs to hospitals and schools. The Temple of Agape built in 2014 for the Festival of Love at London’s Southbank Centre used public space to create an installation of brightly coloured signs adorned with words related “to love in all its forms”.

In 2015, Myerscough’s contribution to educational environments was recognised when Burntwood School, a project she worked on with Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, was awarded the RIBA Stirling Prize. She was further recognised for her contribution to society in 2017 when she was made a Royal Designer for Industry.

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