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The Sheffield culture guide written by in-the-know locals

Meet the Locals

Our interviews with some of the creative folk who happily call Sheffield home. Get to know local artists, musicians, makers, designers, poets, brewers, and more.

SIA's Visual Communication students

We tasked a group of students to create imaginative maps of Sheffield. The results were funny, charming and surprising – read on for some highlights.

From Works

An architecture and design duo, searching out both inspiration and material in the city and its neighbouring Peak District.


Limited edition and rather lovely objects for the home.

Field Cycles

Builders of dream bicycle frames, bespoke to each rider.

Nick Deakin

Nick's playful and irreverent illustrations cheer us right up.


Welcome to the wonderful world of TADO!

Thoughts Make Things

Playful creations to bring a smile to the dullest of days.

We Live Here

Jonathan Wilkinson's architectural illustrations are a celebration of our unconventionally beautiful city.


"Doing one thing at a time, as beautifully as possible" is this fashion and accessory designer's philosophy.

Frazer Hudson

The witty illustrator lets us in on his way of working, his inspirations, and his thoughts on the 'quite zen' city of Sheffield.

David Mellor

The so-called Cutlery King, who also designed traffic lights, park benches and 1960s bus shelters.