Career Stories

A career is not a straight line and skills can be gained in unexpected places.
Take inspiration from these stories of how people got where they are and where they may go next.

Sterrin O’Shea

Principal SOSA Architects

What initially drew you to your current creative field? Did you always envision a career in this discipline? I knew I wanted to pursue architecture after transition year in school. We had an excellent art teacher who introduced a very creative module with a strong focus on 3D. After that,…

Ciara Petty

Founder/Director Ciara Petty Design Studio

What initially drew you to your field and did you always envision a career in Interior Architecture & Design? 
When I was younger, a career in design never crossed my mind. I did however, always have a creative spark, opting for art in my Leaving Cert and considering art school during that time. Surprisingly, after completing a BA in English Literature, I found my way back to design…