Kelly Small is an award-winning creative director, designer, FOUNDER, educator, and author. ✌️

KELLY SMALL (they/them) is an award-winning creative director, designer, educator, and author of bestselling The Conscious Creative: Practical Ethics for Purposeful Work. Kelly’s career is driven by the pursuit of practical action toward ethical, inclusive, and sustainable futures. Founder of creative agency Intents & Purposes, professor of design ethics with the School of Design at George Brown, and affiliated design researcher with Emily Carr University, Kelly holds an interdisciplinary master’s in design and received the Governor General’s Gold Medal for their research into social impact, social innovation, sustainability and the ethics of commercial creative practice. Kelly is currently authoring a book about practical ethics for a youth audience and serving on the board of directors for The ArQuives, among the largest LGBTQ2+ archives in the world.

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