Join Damien Borowik from Digital Craft People to explore the power of creative coding. In just four weeks, you will learn the necessary programming skills to bring your creative practice to the next level. Together we will look at creating generative patterns, real-time interaction and manipulating images through a mix of case studies, demos and themed workshops, all directly applicable into your own work.
Despite the digital age, zine culture lives on. Social media has provided an opportune platform, where independent makers can share and niche groups can discover. Mia Maxwell, Femzine founder hosts a panel of key zine radicals, followed by a zine workshop. What's going on in the zine scene and what's the driving force for creativity?
Rye Here Rye Now: a monthly meet up building a community to bring graphic designers, illustrators, design thinkers, photographers, filmmakers, artists and other creatives together, encouraging collaboration and creativity. Imagine what we can build as a group!
Stuart Radford, Executive Creative Director, and Katherina Tudball, Creative Director, discuss the ins and outs of the design process of BBC2’s new identity. They’ll go into detail on the journey from concept to animation, revealing everything that happened along the way - from the ideas that didn’t make it, to the creation of the ones that did, to the complexities and joys of collaborating with 12+ artists and animators.
The exhibition addresses the relationship between collage and painting, through presenting artworks which are re-combinations of found images. Sampling, cultural assimilation, collage and hybridity are evident throughout the show.
Ffounded by Leyya and Roshni, The Other Box is an award-winning platform, for increasing diversity in the creative industries, celebrating people of colour and people from other underrepresented backgrounds.
Join Do The Green Thing and Somerset House for ‘Voicing the Emergency’, the cut-and-stick workshop for people who want to explore new ways to talk about our environmental breakdown, and make some great posters in the process.
This year the Central Saint Martins Foundation Diploma in Art and Design show reaches further than ever before with two locations: one inside at The Lethaby Gallery in King’s Cross and the other outside at Waterlow Park in Archway.
Europe’s pioneering community of maker businesses and Somerset House Studios residents, Makerversity, present Interwoven, a weekend festival exploring the future of textile design in creating sustainable change within the fashion industry and beyond.
Explore moving images using a technique that predates film. Participants will learn the art of story-boarding and bring their ideas to life with light projection, shadow and storytelling. This three hour family workshop requires a parent/guardian to attend with their child. Suitable for children aged 8-11 years
Join artists Kasia Molga and Scanner for an afternoon showcasing processes, outcomes and developments from their STARTS (Science, technology and the Arts) residency with the GROW Citizens’ Observatory.
A screening of Zenia Selby's short film 'Painting Freedom' – the story of a group of Yazidi women who had escaped ISIS captivity, as they participate in an art workshop run by artist Hannah Rose Thomas.
Creative Entrepreneurs are excited to invite you to the fifth edition of their monthly social The Circuit, a place for creative people to shake off their silos and deep dive into the ever-refreshing pool of London-based creativity and innovation.
With a focus on leadership, Webcredible’s CEO (Trenton Moss) will be digging into our panellist’s past and present roles, exploring how they achieved their goals, as well as sharing insights into their recipe for success as a designer and manager.
The Future is Female presents new artworks by Alicia Paz, Tahnee Lonsdale, Ehryn Torrell, and Gail Olding. All artists have a powerful message conveyed through their work that is rooted in the experience of women’s place in the world.
Speculating on a post-human future where Somerset House is once again below water and human activity no longer dominates the planet, visitors are transported to an underwater ecosphere where life on earth is still feeling the heavy footprints of humanity.
A comprehensive survey of British photographer Don McCullin. Including iconic photographs from wars in Vietnam, Northern Ireland, and Syria, alongside images of the working classes in London’s East End and the industrial north.
Product Talks group, is a network of product managers and product owners where people can share ideas, and foster their own professional development. Our community is growing fast and we have an expert speaker line-up covering digital products across sectors.
As one of the most remarkable artists of the 20th century, the influence of Corita Kent’s experiments with typography, print and day-glo colours on generations of designers cannot be overstated. In the last week of Corita Kent: Power Up, we explore her legacy through the lens of three contemporary practitioners, each with a personal connection to her work.
TypeThursday London is a monthly gathering of London type geeks run to support designers and the appreciation of letterforms. Non-profit making, volunteer led.Sandwiched between mix-'n'-mingle time is Type Crit., our group critique of letterform design and usage. Come on over let's hang like descenders!
Makerversity powers a community of emerging maker businesses, shaping the future through pioneering creative experiments and collaborations. This year’s showcase part of London Craft Week explores intersections between traditional craft techniques and emerging digital technologies. How can we recode the relationships between the digital and the handmade, as a means of expanding upon whilst preserving contemporary craft?
During this 1 day design workshop participants will explore the village of Fallow Cross through a series of practical exercises to gain an insight into Punchdrunk’s design practice in response to site and stories.
Corita Kent's joyful, subversive and – to some – controversial screen prints revolutionised typographic design, challenged the Roman Catholic Church and offered a bold new perspective on misogyny, racism and war.
The Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Foundation Diploma in Art and Design covers art, communication and design. The course’s Summer Show is the culmination of the students’ exploration of one of the specialisms within these areas. By choosing their specialism they have made a key decision about their future, the exhibition is a celebration of that and a showcase of their amazing work.
Our Digital Product Design (UX/UI) five day course takes our 10-week product design course and brings you the content in an intensive 5 day format - taking you through the design process from start to finish and discussing everything you should think when creating a unique, intuitive and useful product. We will cover aspects of user experience and user interface (UX/UI).
Flatiron School's inaugural UX/UI Design Immersive Program has arrived in London! Learn what makes our design program unique and hear from design industry experts on a panel discussion moderated by our Director of Design Education, Aaron Fazulak. Join us for an evening of celebration and discover your design future at Flatiron School
We’ve invited Business Development Director, Ghilaine Chan, to shed light on how to communicate well with various stakeholders in your business. This session is all about aligning your goals and vision for the future.
It doesn’t take much familiarity with the news to see that the world is becoming a more hate-filled place. In Others, editor Charles Fernyhough brings together a host of prestigious writers to explore the power of empathy in literature. He is joined by poet Rishi Dastidar and Preti Taneja, author of the 2018 Desmond Elliott Prize winning novel We That Are Young.
A panel of design executives, GMs, SVP, CEOs from top 100 organisations discuss how they're leveraging creativity, design and tech to drive their businesses. Learn how to connect with design executives and find out how others are building high-performance boardroom culture.
Celebrating its 10th year in May 2019 (21-23) the award-winning* CDW has firmly established itself as the UK’s leading independent design festival and annually attracts the international design community to this small area of London for three days of exciting events. In 2018, the design community flocked to Clerkenwell with 34,060 attendees and over 300 exhibiting brands.
The 2019 D&AD Festival is almost here – a three-day creative spectacular celebrating the world’s best in craft, creativity and culture. As part of the festival, Creative Entrepreneurs have curated a mentoring event entitled ‘The Surgery.’
This major new exhibition brings together works by one of Britain’s best-known and most widely celebrated photographers, Martin Parr. Including recognisable photographs alongside works never before exhibited it will focus on one of his most engaging subjects – people
Katja Liebmann: Early Work, the artist’s first solo London exhibition since 2010, brings together five bodies of work from the artist’s early career which illustrate her on-going examination of the confluence of time, movement, and environment.
Cooke Latham Gallery, a new space for contemporary art, located in a 19th-century warehouse in London’s Battersea, will open its second exhibition, Haptic Loop, by artist William Cobbing on 2 May 2019.