Shelley McNulty

Head of Design, Manchester School of Art
Partner at McNulty Architecture + Design

Shelley McNulty is Head of Design at Manchester School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University. She studied Interior Design at Edinburgh College of Art and went onto work for a number of leading brands in design and architecture studios in the UK, working across the spectrum of Interior specialisms from retail and exhibition to bars, restaurants and high-end residential architecture. Having lead the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Interiors at Manchester School of Art and External Examined nationally and Internationally, Shelley is passionate about the education of young designers and is an active Trustee for Interior Educators, the subject association for Higher Education Interior Design/Interior Architecture courses in the UK. Shelley’s research interests lie in design thinking, the social sciences, design anthropology and co-design. She is a not-so-silent partner in the Architecture and Interiors studio, McNulty Architects.