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Simon Costin & Bill Amberg presented with honorary awards by UAL

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07 July 2015

University of the Arts London (UAL) has announced the recipients of its annual honorary awards with accessories designer Bill Amberg and set designer Simon Costin receiving recognition on behalf of LCF.

Simon and Bill are among twelve leading figures who will be recognised for their outstanding contributions to the creative industries.

The full list of honourees for 2015 is:

• Bill Amberg, accessories designer
• Zeinab Badawi, journalist
• Jonathan Barnbrook, graphic designer
• Simon Costin, set designer
• Ilse Crawford, interior designer
• Tacita Dean, photographer and filmmaker
• Theo Fennell, jewellery designer
• Ralph Fiennes, actor
• Tom Hardy, actor
• Phoebe Philo, fashion designer
• Peter Saville, graphic designer
• Gillian Wearing, artist

The honourees will be recognised during the eight graduation ceremonies over four days at the Royal Festival Hall on London’s Southbank. With Bill and Simon addressing graduating LCF students on 15th July and sharing their experiences and advice for a successful career in the creative industries.

The ceremonies will be streamed live on UAL’s website and live-tweeted under the hashtag #UALgrads.