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Resources
Books

A Designer's Art by Paul Rand

11 Sep
-
Wednesday
,
11 Sep
If Paul Rand was the most influential American graphic designer of the twentieth century, then Paul Rand: A Designer's Art is the most important on his work.
Curated by
Sara Caldas
Resources
Websites

Design Systems International

12 Sep
-
Thursday
,
12 Sep
Design Systems International is a digital design consultancy that builds products at the speed modern business requires.
Curated by
Belen Picher
Resources
Tools

Internet Archive

13 Sep
-
13 Sep
Friday
,
13 Sep
Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Exhibitions

CROSSING PATHS AND NEW DESIGN LANGUAGES

14 Sep
-
22 Sep
London
Free
Saturday
,
14 Sep
London
Free
This exhibition is a journey into texture exploration, featuring handmade pieces that embody slow design, emphasizing time, care, and attention to detail. Unique items, each bearing elements of human touch with contemporary design.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Workshops

full-day workshop: designing for complex UIs - 2024 edition

18 Sep
-
Expedithalle Wien Absberggasse 27
550,00 €
Wednesday
,
18 Sep
Expedithalle Wien Absberggasse 27
550,00 €
Get ready to roll up your sleeves and dive into some awesome hands-on learning! With practical examples from various industries and a comprehensive checklist for designing complex UI components
Curated by
Anton Wade
Resources
Books

Run Studio Run by Eli Altman

18 Sep
-
Wednesday
,
18 Sep
The book is a step-by-step guide that helps you look at your studio critically — as a business as opposed to an artistic endeavor
Curated by
Erica Choi
Resources
Tools

Webflow

18 Sep
-
18 Sep
Wednesday
,
18 Sep
In 2017, I built the first version of Design Calendar over a weekend while learning Webflow. It is a super powerful tool and very easy to learn. Since then I've used Webflow on hundreds of client projects and recommend it to everyone I mentor.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Resources
Studios

Lowres Creative Studio

18 Sep
-
Wednesday
,
18 Sep
Curated by
Jop Quirindongo
Events
Conferences

uxcon vienna 2024

19 Sep
-
20 Sep
Expedithalle Absberggasse
€690 - €890
Thursday
,
19 Sep
Expedithalle Absberggasse
€690 - €890
xcon vienna is an international platform for UX enthusiasts which provides high-value knowledge transfer and enlarges the network of young professionals.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Conferences

POV Budapest

19 Sep
-
20 Sep
Budapest
€239-409
Thursday
,
19 Sep
Budapest
€239-409
POV Budapest invites top minds from a wide range of visual practices to share their work, their challenges and how they see the future unfolding in front of our eyes.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Conferences

Naive Yearly

20 Sep
-
20 Sep
Ljubljana
From €15.00
Friday
,
20 Sep
Ljubljana
From €15.00
Naive Yearly gathers people who expand what the web is and can be. This year's edition is created in collaboration with The Museum of Architecture and Design in Ljubljana and made possible by Hypertext Foundation. The talks will be published in partnership with Are.na.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Conferences

design leaders - alpine edition

23 Sep
-
25 Sep
Kaiserlodge Dorf 11A
€2400.00
Monday
,
23 Sep
Kaiserlodge Dorf 11A
€2400.00
50 UX leaders head to the Alps for 2.5 days of soaking up content from international experts.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Social

US BY NIGHT

26 Sep
-
28 Sep
Belgium
From €150
Thursday
,
26 Sep
Belgium
From €150
Three-night design and creativity festival, curated for the hungry.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Advice
Making ideas happen

How to design a brand with motion

30 Sep
-
30 Sep
Monday
,
30 Sep
The role of motion in modern brands is obvious. Understanding the basics of briefing and managing the process will bring a new dimension to your work.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Advice
Finding clients

Design Portfolio: Complete guide

30 Sep
-
Monday
,
30 Sep
Ran Segal breaks these down for you, step by step, so that you can finally take action, launch your new portfolio, and win some amazing new clients.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Conferences

Productized Conference 2024

2 Oct
-
4 Oct
Lisbon
From 350€
Wednesday
,
2 Oct
Lisbon
From 350€
Connect with visionary thought leaders, network with fellow professionals, and gain actionable takeaways to drive success in your product endeavors. Whether you're exploring Lean Startup methodologies, delving into Customer Development strategies, or embracing the principles of Design Thinking
Curated by
Belen Picher
Events
Conferences

Forward Festival Vienna 2024

3 Oct
-
4 Oct
Gartenbaukino Parkring 12 1010, Vienna Austria
€160 - 370
Thursday
,
3 Oct
Gartenbaukino Parkring 12 1010, Vienna Austria
€160 - 370
Forward Festival for Creativity, Design & Communication.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Conferences

Digital Design Days

6 Oct
-
8 Oct
N/A
Sunday
,
6 Oct
N/A
Global meeting point of digital design community
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Conferences

SmashingConf New York 2024

8 Oct
-
9 Oct
New York, USA
$599
Tuesday
,
8 Oct
New York, USA
$599
Conference for designers and front-end developers. Boost your design and development skills, the smashing way.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Conferences

The Design + Accessibility Summit

8 Oct
-
11 Oct
Remote
$495-1,195 USD (1-4 day passes)
Tuesday
,
8 Oct
Remote
$495-1,195 USD (1-4 day passes)
Learn practical techniques for building accessible documents with InDesign, Acrobat, PowerPoint, and other tools widely used by creative professionals.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Conferences

designFAO

10 Oct
-
11 Oct
AP Eva Senses Faro Portugal
199€ to 399€
Thursday
,
10 Oct
AP Eva Senses Faro Portugal
199€ to 399€
Design conference in sunny Faro, Portugal. Immerse yourself in a vibrant and friendly community of creative people. 30-minute talks on latest trends from renowned speakers Ample breaks and networking opportunities throughout the day Interactive sessions and engaging discussions that go beyond traditional presentations Social event in the evening to connect and relax in a fun and inspiring setting
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Conferences

AIGA Design Conference

10 Oct
-
12 Oct
Online
From $50
Thursday
,
10 Oct
Online
From $50
Get ready to redefine the boundaries of creativity at the 2024 AIGA Design Conference!
Curated by
Make Do
Resources
Studios

Lusion

11 Oct
-
Friday
,
11 Oct
Lusion is a creative studio specialized in creating immersive design, VR/AR, digital campaigns and installations.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Conferences

SXSW SYDNEY
CONFERENCE

14 Oct
-
20 Oct
Sydney
$1,095
Monday
,
14 Oct
Sydney
$1,095
Discover and explore the ground-breaking technologies and ideas that are changing the way we live our lives. Hear from business leaders who are throwing out the rule books, witness the latest innovations across the tech sphere and meet the start-up founders who are destined to disrupt the status quo.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Advice
Making ideas happen

How to prepare for a content workshop

16 Oct
-
16 Oct
Wednesday
,
16 Oct
Planning content is an important part of creating a website. To get the most out of a workshop session, you need to know what it’s for, who to bring and how to prepare.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Resources
Tools

Uxcel

18 Oct
-
Friday
,
18 Oct
Learn UX design at your own pace with guided, bite-sized education that’s effective and fun.
Curated by
Lazar Pavlovic
Resources
Tools

Creatoom

19 Oct
-
19 Oct
Saturday
,
19 Oct
Exclusive mockups for branding, advertising and graphic design.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Conferences

KIKK Festival

24 Oct
-
27 Oct
Namur, Belgium
€5 - 249
Thursday
,
24 Oct
Namur, Belgium
€5 - 249
he KIKK Festival, an international festival of creative and digital cultures, will be held for the 13th time in Namur from October 24 to 27, 2024.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Conferences

BLANC!

24 Oct
-
26 Oct
Barcelona
99€
Thursday
,
24 Oct
Barcelona
99€
The only festival that combines learning, leisure and fun. A festival to enjoy, inspire and learn in equal parts.
Curated by
Make Do
Events
Conferences

Creative Paper Conference

24 Oct
-
25 Oct
Munich
From € 85,00
Thursday
,
24 Oct
Munich
From € 85,00
At the Creative Paper Conference, creatives from various disciplines will showcase their best practice examples, provide a look behind the scenes and reveal more about the design processes behind their work.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Resources
Websites

The People’s Graphic Design Archive

25 Oct
-
25 Oct
Friday
,
25 Oct
The People’s Graphic Design Archive is a crowd-sourced virtual archive of inclusive graphic design history.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Conferences

SmashingConf Antwerp 2024

28 Oct
-
31 Oct
Antwerp, Belgium
$599
Monday
,
28 Oct
Antwerp, Belgium
$599
Conference on design & UX, for designers and UI engineers who love the web. On usability, design systems, product design and UX challenges. Boost your design skills, the smashing way.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Conferences

beyond tellerrand – Berlin 2024

7 Nov
-
8 Nov
Festsaal Kreuzberg, Berlin
€299.00
Thursday
,
7 Nov
Festsaal Kreuzberg, Berlin
€299.00
Here we are. Our Berlin edition no. 9 after we started here in 2014. Join us for another dose of technology, creativity and the Web on two days on November 7 and 8, 2024. beyond tellerrand is the event, where design and technology meet!
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Conferences

PUSH UX 2024

7 Nov
-
8 Nov
Munich, Germany
€299.00
Thursday
,
7 Nov
Munich, Germany
€299.00
PUSH is a full package for all senses: Explore our unique interactive project exhibition with more than 20 curated design and technology projects and experiments to get your hands on.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Advice
Collaboration

How to give feedback on design work

8 Nov
-
8 Nov
Friday
,
8 Nov
When feedback is objective, considered and based on the brief it’s more likely to get the results you need. But don’t ignore your gut instinct.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Resources
Tools

LottieLab

9 Nov
-
9 Nov
Saturday
,
9 Nov
The motion design tool for product teams.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Talks

PRODUCT DESIGN WEEK

11 Nov
-
15 Nov
London
from £380
Monday
,
11 Nov
London
from £380
Unlock your creativity and become a master of your craft. Join us for Product Design Week and choose the day dedicated to your profession to hone your skills. Learn from the world's leading experts and discover how they are transforming product design.
Curated by
Make Do
Resources
Studios

TWOMUCH studio

16 Nov
-
16 Nov
Saturday
,
16 Nov
TWOMUCH is a Digital Design Studio formed by Benjamin Chan (BC) and Malone Chen (MC) operating between London and Vancouver. Digital Art Direction, Websites, Interactive Design and 3D animation.
Curated by
Make Do
Events
Conferences

The Design + Marketing Summit

18 Nov
-
19 Nov
Remote
$695 USD
Monday
,
18 Nov
Remote
$695 USD
Master design and production techniques for social media, email, print, and beyond.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Exhibitions

Material Matters 2024

18 Nov
-
21 Nov
London
N/A
Monday
,
18 Nov
London
N/A
Material Matters investigates how the design industry can address issues around the circular economy and why material intelligence is so important to all our lives.
Curated by
Make Do
Resources
Tools

Fockups

21 Nov
-
Thursday
,
21 Nov
Display your design into bad conditions. Because the world isn’t as perfect as many mockups pretend.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Advice
Freelancing

How to write a rebrand brief

24 Nov
-
24 Nov
Sunday
,
24 Nov
You’re ready to rebrand and it’s time to write the killer brief. What are the key elements an agency needs to do their most effective work?
Curated by
Anton Wade
Resources
Tools

Akoya

24 Nov
-
24 Nov
Sunday
,
24 Nov
Photo realistic mockups which elevate your design
Curated by
Anton Wade
Advice
Freelancing

How to keep a design project on track

30 Nov
-
30 Nov
Saturday
,
30 Nov
Managing design projects can feel like the ultimate plate-spinning challenge. But careful planning, collaborative processes and a willingness to keep learning will help you squash the unknowns and stay in control.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Resources
Tools

Spline Design

6 Dec
-
6 Dec
Friday
,
6 Dec
Spline is a free 3D design software with real-time collaboration to create web interactive experiences in the browser.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Conferences

The Design + AI Summit

9 Dec
-
10 Dec
Remote
$695 USD
Monday
,
9 Dec
Remote
$695 USD
Artificial Intelligence is creating a once-in-a-generation revolution for designers, writers, and artists. Learn how to put the power of generative AI tools to work for you!
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Workshops

UX Challenges

14 Dec
-
14 Dec
Online
Free
Saturday
,
14 Dec
Online
Free
Done reading about UX? Start doing it.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Courses

Helping Small Studios Find Clients Course

18 Dec
-
£59.99
Wednesday
,
18 Dec
£59.99
Finding clients as a freelancer or small studio owner is difficult but this 60 minute course has been made to help you understand how to refine your approach.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Courses

Design Thinking

21 Dec
-
21 Dec
Online
Free
Saturday
,
21 Dec
Online
Free
With Enterprise Design Thinking, teams can work more efficiently, because they stay aligned and keep people at the center of their work.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Courses

Music Brand Identity

31 Dec
-
Music Brand Identity Short Course £9.99
Tuesday
,
31 Dec
Music Brand Identity Short Course £9.99
Our short courses are adapted from the briefs our partners have previously been set by their clients.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Resources
Tools

Readymag

31 Dec
-
31 Dec
Tuesday
,
31 Dec
Create outstanding websites without coding.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Courses

Restaurant Brand Identity

2 Jan
-
Restaurant Brand Identity Short Course £9.99
Thursday
,
2 Jan
Restaurant Brand Identity Short Course £9.99
Our short courses are adapted from the briefs our partners have previously been set by their clients.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Resources
Tools

Typeface Animator

3 Jan
-
3 Jan
Friday
,
3 Jan
No-code animations to speed up your creative output.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Courses

Learn web development

1 Feb
-
1 Feb
Online
Free
Saturday
,
1 Feb
Online
Free
Explore our growing collection of courses on key web design and development subjects. An industry expert has written each course, helped by members of the Chrome team. Follow the modules sequentially, or dip into the topics you most want to learn about.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Resources
Studios

OMSE

1 Feb
-
1 Feb
Saturday
,
1 Feb
is an independent design studio based in London. We create meaningful brands that help businesses connect with their customers.
Curated by
Belen Picher
Events
Courses

Learn UX, UI Design & Figma Online

7 Feb
-
7 Feb
Online
FREE
Friday
,
7 Feb
Online
FREE
Starting out in UX and UI design can feel like a mission to the moon. Let me guide you, and I promise it's not rocket science. We will learn about the principles of user experience and user interface design, as well as how to set up UI Design in Figma and understand code as a designer.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Workshops

The best way to learn UX/UI design

15 Feb
-
15 Feb
Online
Free
Saturday
,
15 Feb
Online
Free
Learn and improve your design skills with interactive UX courses, projects, and assessments in just 5 minutes per day.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Courses

Hackdesign Courses

15 Mar
-
15 Mar
Online
Free
Saturday
,
15 Mar
Online
Free
An easy to follow design course for people who do amazing things.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Events
Courses

Courses

12 Apr
-
12 Apr
Online
FREE
Saturday
,
12 Apr
Online
FREE
Design system courses for all skill levels.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Resources
Tools

Brandpad

30 Apr
-
2 Aug
Wednesday
,
30 Apr
Brandpad is the brand platform where design studios and brand owners standardize their brand deliveries. Everything from creation to sharing and usage in one, dedicated place in the cloud. Accessible for everyone involved, beautifully designed by you.
Curated by
Anton Wade
Resources
Conferences

SXSW LONDON

1 Jun
-
30 Jun
London
N/A
Sunday
,
1 Jun
London
N/A
XSW London builds on a peerless legacy created over almost four decades in Austin, Texas, where innovations in technology and science are presented and debated alongside some of the most challenging issues of our time - from AI to climate change, politics to society, and the first outings for game changing start-ups such as Twitter and AirBnB.
Curated by
Anton Wade