Design Skillnet Summer Sessions

15th August 2022
by 100 Archive Team,
edited by Kate Stuart

Cover image: Design Skillnet Summer Sessions

Design Skillnet Food For Thought taking place August 17–20 and 100 Archive members get free access or largely discounted rates! Read on to find out more...

Creativity & Community

Designopp-Creative-Creatures – where you will hear from designers of colour in Ireland about their journey, influences and diversity in design. This takes place this Weds Aug 17 at 5pm

The amazing Vanessa Power of Signs of Power who will share her journey and work in sign-writing on Thursday 18 at 5pm.

Forum on Sustainable Solutions for Design: Thurs 18 1pm to 1.45pm Sustainable-Solutions-for-your-Design-Practice: Forum

Book Club for Design Book Buffs, with David Douglas of Ebow, Friday 19 12pm to 12.45pm Hooked-on-Books-Creatives – You do not have to read a book in advance!!

Skills/Fun with Figma

There are also 2 UX sessions running:

Talk/sharing: Build Bridges with UX: Food-for-thought-talks: Scroll to see Build Bridges – with Andrew McCrea of LowandBehold (formerly Fathom)

Fun! Fire Up Figma: Fire-up-figma – an opportunity to pair up with another designer and work on a Figma problem

For members who run their own business:

Website Wins and Wows – making sure your website works for you: On Weds 17th at 10.30 to 11am Jonathan Kirk (who does the What Clients Think report), will be giving a 30mins talk on making your website work for you. He'll be sharing insights gathered from hundreds of clients re what they think of agency & studio websites – and what they need to see on a website when looking for a studio or agency.

Marginal Gains: On Thursday 17th at 10.30 Lucy Mann of Gunpowder Consulting and the Small Spark Theory podcast will be talking about how to achieve marginal gains that can really further your business.

Career/Starting Out

Crank up your Creative Career – Food-for-thought-talks:

Crank Up takes place on Weds 17th from 1pm to 1.30pm and would be ideal for anyone looking to move from mid-level to senior, designer to manager. Might be a good one for your teams/direct reports.

To my Younger Self - 5 Pieces of Advice. with Jonathan Kirk of Up to The Light (he does the annual What Clients Think Report), takes place on Thurs 18 at 8.30am to 9am.

Full Programme

The full programme can be seen here

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