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We create design events and short courses in London presented by famous designers, innovators and creative agencies.

Anyone working in the creative industries needs to stay up-­to-­date with the latest trends, the biggest ideas and the smartest technologies. And there’s nowhere better to do that than London –­ one of the most cutting-­edge and vibrant cities in the world.

Our unique learning experiences are designed to immerse you in the creative, commercial and cultural life of London. You’ll enjoy exclusive access to some of the top people, agencies and businesses at work here today –­ learning first­-hand how they operate, as well as gaining behind­-the-­scenes insights into their most successful projects. 

If you want to take your company to the next level or if you’re simply looking to boost your creative career, we look forward to inspiring you.

200 +

famous speakers
and mentors

Michael Wolff

Wolff Olins

Michael Wolff

Wolff Olins

Co-founder of one of the world’s most iconic design companies – Wolff Olins – and recognised today as a leading thinker on brands. He designed Beatles’ album covers, BP's iconic logo, Shell's rebrand, and the identity for the London Borough of Camden. He’s also patron of the Inclusive Design Challenge at the RCA

Angie Yuanmalai

Huge

Angie Yuanmalai

Huge

Angie Yuanmalai, Associate Creative Director at Huge uncovers how user experience can change the way consumers and brands interact with each other. Huge is an experience design and digital marketing agency that provides services to Fortune 100 companies. They apply rapid prototyping, ongoing usability testing and iterative development to bridge the gap between the digital and physical experiences. Angie Yuanmalai will be talking about building and living a creative culture.

Niharika Hariharan

McKinsey & Company

Niharika Hariharan

McKinsey & Company

Niharika Hariharan – Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company will identify how to build design-centric organisations discerning the ingredients to build a sustainable creative culture that facilities cross collaboration. Creating change that matters is at the core of McKinsey & Company.

Juho Parviainen

IDEO

Juho Parviainen

IDEO

Design Director at IDEO – innovation and design firm that uses a human-centered, design-based approach to help organizations in the business, government, education and private sector. Winner of 38 Red Dot awards, 28 iF Hannover awards, and more IDEA awards than any other design firm.

Explore our upcoming courses and experiences

Executive programme for design leaders

19 July 2021 - 24 June 2022

Finally, a business programme for design leaders. Learn about finance, operations, management and entrepreneurship

Future of branding week

July 09-06, 2021

From Sonic Branding to VR and AR – explore how leading brands are disrupting the industry using new channels and evolving technologies. Discover the most innovative approaches to brand strategy from the world-class creative and advertising agencies.

Branding Masterclasses

Online & On-Demand

A series of Branding Masterclasses programme specially created for experienced branding professionals, creative and design directors. From fresh approaches to brand strategy to building a B Corp design agency – you will learn tools, frameworks and fresh case studies from the leading creative directors in London.

Innovation Masterclasses

On-Demand

Introduction to innovation masterclass series specially created for designers and business leaders who are constantly looking for new approaches, tools and fresh case studies.

Running an Agency ✹ LIVE ✹

15-17 December, 2020

A 3-day online programme specially created for agency owners, studio founders and creative entrepreneurs who want to get insights on running and scaling a design business.

From idea to building a fashion empire

January 2021

A practical course for Fashion Designers who are ready to take their ideas to the next level and build an internationally recognisable brand from it. Learn the business side of fashion, understand how to get press and be part of New York Fashion Week.

Design Thinking & innovation Week

June 01-04, 2021

An immersive programme for creative entrepreneurs, innovation directors and business owners – introducing you to London's most innovative businesses and uncovering the latest approaches to design thinking and innovation.

Making use of the future: Trendspotting and strategic foresight

January 2021

A practical course for business leaders, innovation professionals and business owners that shows how you can work with trends and futures in a strategic way. Learn how you can stay well ahead of your competition and win in your business category using trends and foresight.

HR & Employee experience week

September 27- October 1, 2021

Build a culture that enables brave ideas, create employee experience that helps people flourish, design your organisation to support innovation.

Product Design Week

24-27 August 2021

Create experiences that people will fall in love with. Get inspiration for your current projects and advice on how to build a design team of your dreams. Find out the secrets of what makes products successful and what mistakes companies made when they were building new services.

An intense and inspiring week with other multidisciplinary UX designers. The program was well balanced and contained topics that we're engaging for every skill level. I highly recommend!

Damion Bailey

Senior Manager UX & Design

“Mind-blowing events! Learnt so much from exploring different companies and experiencing 13 different countries all in one room. If you are a creative, strategist, forward-thinker definitely check it out! ”

Tarryn van Schalkwyk

Digital Designer, MotorHappy

Great staff, great content, great program. Clear description of the week that is reinforced through visits with agencies/companies/orgs that are changing the way we approach tomorrow. The intimate group size allows you to form bonds with others in attendance, all of us from different industries and countries. Much to process & ponder so I can implement in my everyday thinking. Thanks FLA!

Nicholas Ruiz

Sr. Creative Manager at Human Rights Watch

Really enjoyed the variety and calibre of the speakers. Needless to say that the organisation was spotless. Would recommend to anyone who is working or interested in innovation.

Kristina Brjazgunova

Business Designer at YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP

Learning directly from the experts really motivated me. We also learnt a lot from each other by discussing meetings and lectures afterwards.

Igor Mustaev

Art director at Linii Group

Amazing Learning Experience! The UX Design course was the best investment I've ever done in excelling my skills and gaining broader perspective to Design. I recommend it to everyone in this business!

Tomasz Tomalik

Head of UX

These guys do fantastic work to bring together people from all around the world, who are passionate about design, design thinking and service design, to expand their horizons and inspire them. Recommended!

Marina Fokina

Design Thinking Director at Sberbank

I would highly recommend. I learned a lot and got a very special experience. Mo was an excellent advisor. And Ekaterina and Emma made the group felt like a small family.

Janet Caroo

Managing Director at UWI

An intense and inspiring week with other multidisciplinary UX designers. The program was well balanced and contained topics that we're engaging for every skill level. I highly recommend!

Damion Bailey

Senior Manager UX & Design

“Mind-blowing events! Learnt so much from exploring different companies and experiencing 13 different countries all in one room. If you are a creative, strategist, forward-thinker definitely check it out! ”

Tarryn van Schalkwyk

Digital Designer, MotorHappy

Great staff, great content, great program. Clear description of the week that is reinforced through visits with agencies/companies/orgs that are changing the way we approach tomorrow. The intimate group size allows you to form bonds with others in attendance, all of us from different industries and countries. Much to process & ponder so I can implement in my everyday thinking. Thanks FLA!

Nicholas Ruiz

Sr. Creative Manager at Human Rights Watch

Really enjoyed the variety and calibre of the speakers. Needless to say that the organisation was spotless. Would recommend to anyone who is working or interested in innovation.

Kristina Brjazgunova

Business Designer at YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP

Learning directly from the experts really motivated me. We also learnt a lot from each other by discussing meetings and lectures afterwards.

Igor Mustaev

Art director at Linii Group

Amazing Learning Experience! The UX Design course was the best investment I've ever done in excelling my skills and gaining broader perspective to Design. I recommend it to everyone in this business!

Tomasz Tomalik

Head of UX

These guys do fantastic work to bring together people from all around the world, who are passionate about design, design thinking and service design, to expand their horizons and inspire them. Recommended!

Marina Fokina

Design Thinking Director at Sberbank

I would highly recommend. I learned a lot and got a very special experience. Mo was an excellent advisor. And Ekaterina and Emma made the group felt like a small family.

Janet Caroo

Managing Director at UWI

An intense and inspiring week with other multidisciplinary UX designers. The program was well balanced and contained topics that we're engaging for every skill level. I highly recommend!

Damion Bailey

Senior Manager UX & Design

“Mind-blowing events! Learnt so much from exploring different companies and experiencing 13 different countries all in one room. If you are a creative, strategist, forward-thinker definitely check it out! ”

Tarryn van Schalkwyk

Digital Designer, MotorHappy

Great staff, great content, great program. Clear description of the week that is reinforced through visits with agencies/companies/orgs that are changing the way we approach tomorrow. The intimate group size allows you to form bonds with others in attendance, all of us from different industries and countries. Much to process & ponder so I can implement in my everyday thinking. Thanks FLA!

Nicholas Ruiz

Sr. Creative Manager at Human Rights Watch

Really enjoyed the variety and calibre of the speakers. Needless to say that the organisation was spotless. Would recommend to anyone who is working or interested in innovation.

Kristina Brjazgunova

Business Designer at YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP

Learning directly from the experts really motivated me. We also learnt a lot from each other by discussing meetings and lectures afterwards.

Igor Mustaev

Art director at Linii Group

Amazing Learning Experience! The UX Design course was the best investment I've ever done in excelling my skills and gaining broader perspective to Design. I recommend it to everyone in this business!

Tomasz Tomalik

Head of UX

These guys do fantastic work to bring together people from all around the world, who are passionate about design, design thinking and service design, to expand their horizons and inspire them. Recommended!

Marina Fokina

Design Thinking Director at Sberbank

I would highly recommend. I learned a lot and got a very special experience. Mo was an excellent advisor. And Ekaterina and Emma made the group felt like a small family.

Janet Caroo

Managing Director at UWI

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