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Craig Barker is the managing director of creative design agency Koobr and is a former University of Derby graduate.
Koobr occupied a studio in Banks Mill from 2014 - 2016.
Kerri Pratt is a visual artist based in the East Midlands and her practice focuses on an exploration of painting processes, manipulation of paint, surfaces, marks and colour.
Banks Mill visual artist Fi Burke has 2 pieces included in The Contemporary Art
Alexey Morozov is a vibrant, young fashion designer of Latvian/Russian heritage, with a rich imagination, hard work ethic and creative individualit
Melissa Dawes, the owner of Lillie Rose Accessories has recently launched her new business at Banks Mill moving into studio 4.4.