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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.

Harry Pearce

Pentagram

Harry Pearce

Pentagram

Partner at Pentagram – the famous design studio that was founded in 1972 by Alan Fletcher, Theo Crosby, Colin Forbes, Kenneth Grange, Bob Gill, and Mervyn Kurlansky. They have designed packaging and products for many well known companies, such as Tesco, Boots, 3Com, Swatch and others.

Explore our upcoming courses and experiences

Creative Leadership

Self-paced, available now

Learn how to motivate, manage and grow your creative team.

Creative Ops

Self-paced, available now

An in-depth Project Management course for agencies and brands. From scoping and budgeting to creating a smooth workflow, so that your team produces award-winning work without burning out.

Innovation Strategy

Self-Paced – Available now

A practical course for strategists, business designers and business owners has ALL YOU NEED to build a strategy that shapes a better future for your business. Taught by our trends and strategy expert (ex-The Future Laboratory).

Future of branding week

14th - 17th May, 2024

From Brand Strategy to Sonic Branding – 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.

Design Thinking & innovation Week

30th April - 3rd May, 2024

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.

UX & Product Design Week

6th August - 9th August, 2024

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.

Thanks for the programme and all your input, organisation, and management of it.

Eleanor Saunders

Principal User Experience at Tactel AB

Quality of speakers was top notch, diversity of subject matter was excellent, participants were friendly and interesting. Favorite conference ever.

Chelsea Lee

Creative Director at Block

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

Building a Brand Language was very useful with easy to understand and interesting lessons.

Marthe Reienes

Founder, Fasett

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

The week was incredible. Full of inspiring talks and networking with creative people from around the world. I learnt how design can make a positive impact on business and the future of business.

Glazione Rocha

Senior Art Director & Design Studio Lead, Zalando SE

Great insights into being a better brand writer and learner. All presentation slides are downloadable for you to keep.

Phil Banks

Creative Director, ex-Mind Gym

The content and the masterclasses were a great experience

Antonio Herrera

Senior Visual Designer, Studio Herrera

The content was incredibly inspiring, informative and covered a fantastic range of topics. I really enjoyed the opportunity to connect with creatives from all across the world in addition to the speakers who participated. It is rare that we get to have that one on one interaction.

Vicky Fong

Associate Creative Director at SEPHORA

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

Thanks for the programme and all your input, organisation, and management of it.

Eleanor Saunders

Principal User Experience at Tactel AB

Quality of speakers was top notch, diversity of subject matter was excellent, participants were friendly and interesting. Favorite conference ever.

Chelsea Lee

Creative Director at Block

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

Building a Brand Language was very useful with easy to understand and interesting lessons.

Marthe Reienes

Founder, Fasett

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

The week was incredible. Full of inspiring talks and networking with creative people from around the world. I learnt how design can make a positive impact on business and the future of business.

Glazione Rocha

Senior Art Director & Design Studio Lead, Zalando SE

Great insights into being a better brand writer and learner. All presentation slides are downloadable for you to keep.

Phil Banks

Creative Director, ex-Mind Gym

The content and the masterclasses were a great experience

Antonio Herrera

Senior Visual Designer, Studio Herrera

The content was incredibly inspiring, informative and covered a fantastic range of topics. I really enjoyed the opportunity to connect with creatives from all across the world in addition to the speakers who participated. It is rare that we get to have that one on one interaction.

Vicky Fong

Associate Creative Director at SEPHORA

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

Thanks for the programme and all your input, organisation, and management of it.

Eleanor Saunders

Principal User Experience at Tactel AB

Quality of speakers was top notch, diversity of subject matter was excellent, participants were friendly and interesting. Favorite conference ever.

Chelsea Lee

Creative Director at Block

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

Building a Brand Language was very useful with easy to understand and interesting lessons.

Marthe Reienes

Founder, Fasett

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

The week was incredible. Full of inspiring talks and networking with creative people from around the world. I learnt how design can make a positive impact on business and the future of business.

Glazione Rocha

Senior Art Director & Design Studio Lead, Zalando SE

Great insights into being a better brand writer and learner. All presentation slides are downloadable for you to keep.

Phil Banks

Creative Director, ex-Mind Gym

The content and the masterclasses were a great experience

Antonio Herrera

Senior Visual Designer, Studio Herrera

The content was incredibly inspiring, informative and covered a fantastic range of topics. I really enjoyed the opportunity to connect with creatives from all across the world in addition to the speakers who participated. It is rare that we get to have that one on one interaction.

Vicky Fong

Associate Creative Director at SEPHORA

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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