• Education
  • 1986 - 1989     BA (Hons) Degree 3D Ceramic Design - Loughborough College of Art and Design.
  • 1989 - 1990     Post Graduate Diploma 3D Design (Ceramics) - Staffordshire Polytechnic.                         
  • 1990 - 1991     Masters Degree in 3D Design (Ceramics.) - Staffordshire University.


  • Career
  • 1987 Sept     Placement at Hathernware Architectural Ceramics Ltd. 
  • 1990 Sept     Represented UK in ceramic workshop ‘Garden of Delight’ at the Dutch Royal College Art.  
  • 1990 Oct      Placement in the Design Department at Royal Doulton China.
  • 1991 April    Visiting lecturer at Blackburn College of Art and Design.
  • 1991 - 1994   Lecturer at Sunderland University for BA (Hons) 3D Design Glass with Ceramics.
  • 1992 April    Visiting lecturer Grays School of Art & Design for BA (Hons) 3D Design Course, Aberdeen.
  • 1993 March  Lecturer on ‘Professional Awareness’ course at Loughborough College of Art & Design.
  • 1993 June      Visiting lecturer for the HND Ceramics Course at Staffordshire University.
  • 1994 - 1997   2nd Year Leader (0.5 Lecturer) at Central St. Martins on the BA Ceramic Design Course.
  • 1991-1997      Freelance Shape Designer for Josiah Wedgwood & Sons.
  • 1997 - 2003   Senior Designer for Wedgwood leading the European Product Design Team.
  • 1999 Feb         Seminar at the Royal College of Art and Design, Glass and Ceramic Course.
  • 2001 Nov       Seminar at Loughborough College of Art and Design, Ceramic Design Course.
  • 2002 June      External Examiner at the University of Lancashire BA Ceramic. (3 Year).
  • 2005 Feb        External Examiner at Staffordshire University for MA Ceramic Design(4 Years).
  • 2003 - 2009  Design Manager / Senior Designer (Tabletop) for the Sainsbury’s Home Collection.
  • 2006                Designed the tabletop concept for the restaurant ‘St. Alban’  London for Chris Corbin.
  • 2009 Feb       Simon Stevens Design Studio - Design Studio established.
  • 2009 - 2013   External Examiner at Central St Martins for MA Design (5 Years).


  • Brands Designed for :
  • Johnson Brothers
  • 1995      Priory Tableware Range
  • 1996      Navajo Tableware Range. 


  • Wedgwood
  • 1997      Sarah's Garden (Tableware / Collectable range consisting of ceramic and glass).
  • 1998      Variations (Earthenware / Porcelain 'Mix and Match' casual tableware range).
  • 1999      Weekday Weekend (Multi functional everyday tableware range).
  • 1999      Design Manager for Wedgwood Cutlery (Metropolitan, Avant Garde, Reflections, Chequers,                 Swirl, Ellipse, Kinetic, Arc, Radius, Simplicity)
  • 1999      Wedgwood Crystal (Japanese market).
  • 2000     Night and Day  Dinnerware Range. China and Basalt mix.
  • 2000      Paul Costelloe Range (Designing with Paul Costelloe for the duration of the  project).
  • 2000      Natural Form (Managing Michael Sodeau on the satellite giftware range for Natural Form). 
  • 2000 - 2002 Curator of the exhibition at 100% Design for the Wedgwood  Brand.
  • 2000     Contrasts Mutli-media tableware/interior collection.
  • 2001      Nature ( Embossed and intaglio tableware range based on fossils and ferns).
  • 2002      Casual Concept. Mixed media Tableware Concept involving wood, glass and textiles.
  • 2002      Lifestyle Creative for non-ceramic sourcing of product in the Far East.
  • 2003      Classic Shape (Launching two patterns Midnight, Plaza.)
  • 2003      Genesis Glassware contemporary cased crystal for the Japanese Market.


  • Rosenthal
  • 1999      'Anastasia' Classic Shape.


  • Lynns Concepts
  • 2009    ‘Egg’ Tableware Range launched at Ambiente, Frankfurt.
  • 2010     Christmas baking range for John Lewis.
  • 2011      ‘Horizon’ Food Storage for John Lewis.
  • 2011      Pink Series Kitchenware range for John Lewis.
  • 2011      Puritan Oven to Tableware for John Lewis.
  • 2012      New Japan Oven to Tableware for John Lewis.
  • 2014     ‘Oslo’ and ‘Simplicity’ Tableware ranges launched at Ambiente.


  • Loveramics
  • 2009     Launch of Er-go! Collection for Loveramics at Maison et Objet, Paris.
  • 2010      Launch of ‘Tripod’ Collection for Loveramics at Maison et Objet, Paris.
  • 2012      Launch of ‘Weave’ Collection for Loveramics at Maison et Objet, Paris.
  • 2012      Launch of ‘Flute’ Bone China Collection for Loveramics at Ambiente, Frankfurt.
  • 2013      Launch of Oven-to-Tableware Collection for Loveramics at Maison et Objet, Paris.
  • 2014      Launch of Pro Tea Collection for Loveramics at Maison et Objet, Paris.
  • 2015      Launch of Pro Coffee Cups at the HOME Show Olympia, London.
  • 2016      Launch of the Smart Carafe at Maison et Objet.
  • 2016      Launch of Pro Coffee Tea and Espresso Spoons.
  • 2017      Launch of ‘Sancai’ Tableware Collection


  • Magisso
  • 2013      Naturally cooling Range.
  • 2014      Tea Egg.
  • 2015      Citrus Reamer.
  • 2017      Pet Project launched.


  • Dudson
  • 2014      Launch of  ‘Twist’ Bone China Tableware Collection.


  • Exhibitions
  • 1993      Ceramic Contemporaries Exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.
  • 2000    Weekday Weekend/Night and Day in the permanent collection at Victoria & Albert Museum.
  • 2001      Night & Day selected by British Council for the Contemporary British Design Awards Home 
  • 2009     ‘Egg’ Tableware Range launched at Ambiente, Frankfurt
  • 2009      Launch of Er-go! Collection for Loveramics at Maison et Objet, Paris
  • 2010       Launch of  ‘Tripod’ Collection for Loveramics at Maison et Objet, Paris
  • 2011        Maison et Objet Loveramics Collection
  • 2011        Ambiente - Launch of  Er-go! new colour way for Loveramics.
  • 2011      ‘Tripod’ kitchenware range selected for the Design Plus Exhibition at Ambiente, Frankfurt.
  • 2011      ‘Tripod’ in the permanent collection for Frankfurt Museum of Contemporary Applied Arts.
  • 2012      Launch of ‘Weave’ Collection for Loveramics at Maison et Objet, Paris.
  • 2012      Launch of ‘Flute’ Bone China Collection for Loveramics at Ambiente, Frankfurt.
  • 2013       Launch of Oven-to-Tableware Collection for Loveramics at Maison et Objet, Paris.
  • 2014      Launch of Pro Tea Collection for Loveramics at Maison et Objet, Paris.
  • 2015       Launch of Pro Coffee Cups at the HOME Show Olympia, London.


  • Awards
  • 1991        Runner-up for the Queensbury Hunt Tableware Award at New Designers Exhibition, London.
  • 1998      Winner of The Giftware Association's 'Gift of the Year' for the range Sarah's Garden'.
  • 1999      Winner of The Giftware Association's 'Gift of the Year' for the range 'Weekday Weekend'.
  • 2000    Winner Tableware of the Year for 'Weekday Weekend', 'Your Home' Magazine Design Awards.
  • 2000    House and Garden Classic Design Awards Finalist for Wedgwood ‘Metropolitan Cutlery‘   
  • 2001      Winner of the Design Plus Award at Ambiente 2001 for ‘Night and Day’
  • 2001      Winner of the Gift Association 'Gift of the Year' Design Awards, sponsored by Tableware                  International, for the ‘Night and Day’ range.                                      
  • 2001      House and Garden  Classic Design Awards Finalist, ‘Weekday Weekend’ range for Wedgwood.
  • 2004     House and Garden  Classic Design Awards Finalist, ‘Genesis’ Crystal range for Wedgwood.
  • 2005      House and Garden  Classic Design Awards Finalist ‘Allium’ dinnerware range for Sainsbury’s.
  • 2011      Winner of the Design Plus Design Award for the ‘Tripod’ kitchen range for LOVERAMICS.
  • 2012     Winner of the iF Product Design Award 2012 with the ‘Tripod’ Kitchen Range for                 LOVERAMICS.
  • 2014      Honorary Mention in Finnish Design Awards, Fennia Prize 14 for Magisso Natural Cooling.
  • 2014      Winner GIA Design award for Innovation ‘Best Collection‘ Magisso Natural Cooling                  Ceramics.
  • 2014      Winner GOOD DESIGN AWARD Tabletop for Magisso Naturally Cooling Ceramic.
  • 2015      Winner Reddot Award for the Magisso Naturally Cooling ID Tumbler.
  • 2016      Winner IF Design Award for the Prep+ food preparation collection for LOVERAMICS.
  • 2016      Winner Reddot Design Award for the Prep+ food preparation collection for LOVERAMICS.

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