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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).

Design Thinking & innovation Week

30 April - 3 May, 2024

From GenAI and VR to Collective Intelligence Design and Play Thinking – learn how to own the future and use innovative tools and technologies to keep pace with the constantly evolving digital landscape.

Future of branding week

14th - 17th May, 2024

From Brand Strategy to AI 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 marketing agencies.

UX & Product Design Week

6th August - 9th August, 2024

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

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

The course had clear examples of what brand language is, with step-by-step explanations of how to implement it in your brand strategy. Overall, it was very practical and wouldn't change a thing.

Stephan Lerou

Creative Strategist & Business Owner

The Week was amazing. Meeting people from over 17 countries of different design disciplines is the best way to learn about the industry. I will take these insights back to my product team to ensure all our product development is design-led.

Jokin Zunzunegu

Senior Product Owner at TomTom

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

I loved it. It really broadened my perspective on the UX Design industry. The best part was meeting such a diverse group of UX people from all over the world.

Arne Heinz

User Experience Design Lead, Volkswagen

The content and the masterclasses were a great experience

Antonio Herrera

Senior Visual Designer, Studio Herrera

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

“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

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

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

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

The course had clear examples of what brand language is, with step-by-step explanations of how to implement it in your brand strategy. Overall, it was very practical and wouldn't change a thing.

Stephan Lerou

Creative Strategist & Business Owner

The Week was amazing. Meeting people from over 17 countries of different design disciplines is the best way to learn about the industry. I will take these insights back to my product team to ensure all our product development is design-led.

Jokin Zunzunegu

Senior Product Owner at TomTom

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

I loved it. It really broadened my perspective on the UX Design industry. The best part was meeting such a diverse group of UX people from all over the world.

Arne Heinz

User Experience Design Lead, Volkswagen

The content and the masterclasses were a great experience

Antonio Herrera

Senior Visual Designer, Studio Herrera

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

“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

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

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

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

The course had clear examples of what brand language is, with step-by-step explanations of how to implement it in your brand strategy. Overall, it was very practical and wouldn't change a thing.

Stephan Lerou

Creative Strategist & Business Owner

The Week was amazing. Meeting people from over 17 countries of different design disciplines is the best way to learn about the industry. I will take these insights back to my product team to ensure all our product development is design-led.

Jokin Zunzunegu

Senior Product Owner at TomTom

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

I loved it. It really broadened my perspective on the UX Design industry. The best part was meeting such a diverse group of UX people from all over the world.

Arne Heinz

User Experience Design Lead, Volkswagen

The content and the masterclasses were a great experience

Antonio Herrera

Senior Visual Designer, Studio Herrera

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

“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

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

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

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