About me

Michael spent over 10 years working in senior creative leadership positions for some of the world's most respected British brands within the fashion, travel and retail industries - including i-D Magazine, Vice, Liberty London, Ted Baker and Virgin Atlantic.

"I've struggled with my own mental and physical health throughout my entire career, and worked through periods of complete exhaustion doing something I love. I wanted to share my story and do what I can to help other ambitious careerists and creative talents avoid the same mistakes I made in relation to safe-guarding and harnessing what's truly important. I decided to set up a well-being platform, specifically promoting the importance of self-care and building resilience within the creative and queer communities."

"WE CREATE SPACE is a registered nonprofit organisation providing LGBTQ well-being support and workshops. Our unique self-care programmes, wellness retreats and creative workshops aim to inspire, empower, and build a more supportive queer community."


Career History :

Virgin Atlantic, London


Head of Creative and Brand


Ted Baker, London


Global Deputy Head of Creative


Liberty, London


Head of Graphic Design


i-D Magazine, London


Production and Creative Projects Manager

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Michael Edward Stephens has been a Contributor since 6th July 2020.

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