Ella is an award-winning designer maker who loves materials and is passionate about delivering student-centered creative education. She believes the world needs creative thinkers and designers who recognise and respond to environmental, social, and economic issues to enable us to create a more sustainable and equitable future for all. 

She has her own successful creative practice which she runs alongside her time at HCA, designing furniture, homewares, and contemporary jewellery. She is inspired by materials, process, colour and composition. She has exhibited across the country and sold work to individuals and companies including Paul Smith. She has also had work in various creative publications including Craft Magazine. 

She holds a Postgraduate in Learning & Teaching for Higher Education (PGCLTHE) and is a Fellow of Advance HE. 

To view her work, visit www.sibleysparling.com or @sibleysparling on Instagram.