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




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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 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.

Branding Masterclasses II

Self-paced, available now

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 world-class creative and advertising agencies.

Brand Language

Self-Paced – Available now

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

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 their content development strategy on the ever-changing platforms. From Instagram to Twitter and Tiktok – learn practical tools and marketing strategies from Twitter, Social Media Agencies and influencers.

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).

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.

Future of branding week

28th June - 1st July 2022

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

9th - 12th August, 2022

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

30th August - 2nd September 2022

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.

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

Marthe Reienes

Founder, Fasett

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

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 is structured well and very concise – highly recommend.

Sofija Rockomanovic

Brand Designer, SIGOC D.o.o

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

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

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

Rob O'Reilly

Copywriter, Zero-G

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

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

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

Marthe Reienes

Founder, Fasett

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

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 is structured well and very concise – highly recommend.

Sofija Rockomanovic

Brand Designer, SIGOC D.o.o

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

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

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

Rob O'Reilly

Copywriter, Zero-G

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

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

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

Marthe Reienes

Founder, Fasett

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

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 is structured well and very concise – highly recommend.

Sofija Rockomanovic

Brand Designer, SIGOC D.o.o

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

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

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

Rob O'Reilly

Copywriter, Zero-G

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

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

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