There are some fundamental ways to tell your story on a budget and get your brand noticed. Join branding experts Michael Murdoch and Robbie Dale to discover the top tips and tricks to help an audience fall in love with your business as they share over 15 years worth of knowledge. Branding tells your story; it’s not just about a pretty logo! It's about the bigger thinking around the organisation. With a brand you can trust and believe in, any business can thrive. So whether you're launching or refreshing your brand, make sure you set solid foundations for growth.
An open mic night for creators. Hear from creators of all flavours as members of the audience take to the stage for one minute each. Expect creative talks, shower thoughts, stories, shout outs, spoken word, idea babies, I-need-this's, I-can-do-that's, and much more. Anything goes.
Digital marketing is changing rapidly. To be successful in this field it takes more than a simple tweet, Facebook or Linkedin post. Digital marketers can harness the power of analytics tools to make informed decisions on when and where to spend money, they can track customer journies and understand buying behaviours and ultimately offer effective insight to businesses that hugely affect the bottom line.
Developing a deep understanding of users’ behaviour, thoughts, needs, and desires helps design teams solve well-defined problems. Without identifying these core problems and opportunities, launching a product or service is simply a stab in the dark. User research is the means by which we foster this understanding. It focuses on developing direct connections to end users in order to make sense of their everyday lives, learn about their frustrations, and determine potential solutions to improve their experience with just about anything.
This CPD-certified course is for people who have some experience in writing for the web but would like a complete grounding in producing user-centred, evidence-based content. For an explanation about content design, please see Sarah Richards' content design vs editorial blog post.
In a culture where there is often a nervousness to use colour to create a strong identity for a development, Hawkins\Brown have been researching into how different practitioners have successfully used colour and why. These practitioners have been chosen from both the world of fine art and architecture for their confidence and originality in the use of colour and how it drives their design.
User experience designers are in high demand right now, but many people still don’t realize what UX Design is all about. Join us for this free workshop to learn what a day in the life of a UX designer is like.
Step into the world of user experience design with General Assembly. During our introductory workshop, explore the decision-making process that dictates how users interact with digital products and see why businesses of all stripes have put out the call for UX talent.
Working every day to receive a paycheck end of the month and to pay the bills and ‘enjoy’ a couple of days while you have money is not a life. Society and our parents taught us that a job is something that we have to do to survive and pay the bills; this is a false concept.
Brainchild’s In House Design Coordinator, Cathy, is bringing you a colourful and fun filled drawing workshop as part of the project ‘Weave Your Mark’. In this session we will be doing a range of playful drawing exercises, culminating in a collaborative piece which will inform the design for the next stage of the project, a group weaving at Brainchild Festival. Come along to for a morning of shape, colour, pattern, and whole lot of fun!
This panel is an opportunity to converse with creatives whose disciplines are engaged with identity and space. We will explore the intimate relationships various members of the community have with the city and its architecture by looking at how their work challenges existing conditions.
Departing from a shared concern with the acceleration of technological developments, the artists of ‘Low Batt.’ set out to map fears and hopes for possible futures; neither hailing technological progress as a cure-all, nor judging it, wanting to return to a pre-modern primitive state of being. Non-sterile, hybrid and contaminated – manual dexterity and material approaches meet the use of high-tech tools and 3d mapping.
In this interactive workshop, we will review all aspects of launching your podcast. You’ll learn the importance of discovering what kind of format you want for your podcast, as well as the keys to how to launch a podcast on a shoestring budget using your smartphone. Additionally, we’ll dig into what it takes to get your podcast on iTunes and craft a compelling launch strategy for your show.
By learning more about the common mistakes made by other entrepreneurs, you may be able to avoid making those mistakes yourself. Join us to discover the 5 most common marketing pitfalls for startups, and find out how to do things differently!
"The path to paradise begins in hell.” Dante Art Macabre presents a life drawing event inspired by the iconography of religion and artistic visions of hell. Sketch a crying Madonna, model Amy Kingsmill. Inspired by The Met's current exhibition (those Met Ball outfits!) and catacomb Catholic saints to eternal favourite Hieronymus Bosch. Expect smells and bells, ritualistic iconography and lots of gold. Drawing materials and paper provided.
An intelligent and edifying two-day dialogue exploring the business of Design, Technology, Art and Fashion staged in the hallowed halls of the world’s most prestigious and influential postgraduate art and design school – with exclusive access to the MA Show 2018.
Internationally acclaimed graphic designer and educator Otl Aicher was responsible for the brand identity for some of Germany's most iconic brands including , bulthaup, FSB, Lufthansa and Erco. He also co founded the Ulm School of design with ex Bauhaus student Max Bill and went on to design the 'Rotis' font widely used in contemporary design & architectural circles. As part of the London Festival of Architecture bulthaup and FSB invite you to join them in a celebration of the life & work of Otl Aicher at a special event curated by brand consultant Craig Allen at bulthaup's Mayfair showroom. The evening will provide an opportunity to learn more about Aicher's significant influence on design, architecture and brand identity with talks and archives drawn from the broad spectrum of his work. Drinks and canapes provided.
Keen to play light-hearted drawing games and test your visual thinking powers? Want to do that while meeting like-minded folk over a drink? Then join us for this fast-paced evening of inky fun hosted by Scriberia's Academy team. They'll set us the kind of tests we play in-house to keep our pens lively and our minds sharp.
This workshop will teach you a multidisciplinary approach to consumer journey mapping research, design, and implementation. You will leave equipped with the approach, tools, and knowledge to successfully employ consumer journey mapping in product design, service design, marketing, and business design.
Whether you’re working with Millennials or want to learn how to unleash their full potential, join leadership coach, podcast host and TEDx speaker Mark Leruste, for an eye-opening talk on how to better lead and inspire Millennials in the workplace in 2018.
Café ODYSSEY is a critical intervention that takes the form of a pop-up coffee shop. This is a café with a difference. The coffee is free, however, coffee drinkers get a specially designed receipt, a map, which shows different trails, shops and organisations that all, in one way or another, contribute to the contested narrative of gentrification in the area.
A coming of age story set in the summer of 1972 to the soundtrack of David Bowie’s, The Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders from Mars. Presented by Exploding Whale in association with Sydenham Arts. A new play written by Bebe Barry and Tony Barry, Directed by Max Harrison. Following their premiere in Edinburgh Festival 2017 and coming to us directly from Brighton Fringe. The humdrum lives of Joe and Billie are changed forever after witnessing Bowie performing ‘Starman’ for the first time on Top of the Pops. Determined to attend Bowie’s upcoming London gig, the friends leave home on what becomes a journey of self-discovery where the lines between hero worship and friendship become blurred. Exploding Whale are an exciting new theatre company based in central London working to create and perform new, vibrant work. Impressive storytelling this is a festival must see!