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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

18 July 2022 - 24 June 2023

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

Brand Language

Self-Paced – Available now

Unlock the power of language for your brand. From Naming to Tone of Voice, this practical course will give you the confidence and know-how to develop clear, consistent and recognisable brand language.

Product Design Masterclasses

Self-paced, available now

Immerse yourself in this series of masterclasses to be prepared for the future of product design. Get inspiration for your current projects and advice on how to build the design team of your dreams. Find out what's new in the tech world and what new trends are emerging in the Product Design community.

Innovation Masterclasses 2021

An 3-day online 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.

Social Media Marketing

Online & Self-Paced

A series of masterclasses for Content Creators and Strategists who want to grow brands on social media and adapt your content strategy on the ever-changing platforms. From Instagram to Twitter and Tiktok – learn practical tools and strategies from Twitter, Social Media Agencies and influencers.

Trendspotting and strategic foresight

Self-Paced – Available now

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.

Creative Business Masterclasses

Online and Self-Paced

A series of Creative Business Masterclasses specially created for agency owners, studio founders and creative entrepreneurs who want to get insights on running and scaling a design business.

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

The content is structured well and very concise – highly recommend.

Sofija Rockomanovic

Brand Designer, SIGOC D.o.o

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 content and the masterclasses were a great experience

Antonio Herrera

Senior Visual Designer, Studio Herrera

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

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

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

“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

Loads of practical tips and real-world examples of brand writing.

Rob O'Reilly

Copywriter, Zero-G

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

The content is structured well and very concise – highly recommend.

Sofija Rockomanovic

Brand Designer, SIGOC D.o.o

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 content and the masterclasses were a great experience

Antonio Herrera

Senior Visual Designer, Studio Herrera

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

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

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

“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

Loads of practical tips and real-world examples of brand writing.

Rob O'Reilly

Copywriter, Zero-G

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

The content is structured well and very concise – highly recommend.

Sofija Rockomanovic

Brand Designer, SIGOC D.o.o

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 content and the masterclasses were a great experience

Antonio Herrera

Senior Visual Designer, Studio Herrera

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

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

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

“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

Loads of practical tips and real-world examples of brand writing.

Rob O'Reilly

Copywriter, Zero-G

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

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