2020 ND EDUCATES

The 2020 ND EDUCATES programme featured a variety of inspiring talks, workshops and advice from leading professionals in the design industry.

For those who missed the programme of online events this year, you can view our recordings below.

To view the 2019 talks programme click here.

2020 PREVIOUS EVENTS

WELCOME TO YOUR CRAFT CAREER

Crafts Council

Whether you are interested in retail and e-commerce; residencies and research or gallery showcasing; this talk has the top tips for you to help you make informed decisions about the next steps to take in your craft career.

DESIGNING FOR ONLINE COMMUNITIES

Vicki Fong: Royal College of Art

Anxiety, low morale and isolation are feelings that affected everyone during COVID-19. Vicki Fong discusses how technology can be used to help strengthen a community during a time of crisis? 

IN CONVERSATION WITH KICKSTARTER AND GRANBY WORKSHOP

 Sumuyya Khader and Heather Corcoran

Kickstarter’s Heather Corcoran and Granby Workshop’s Sumuyya Khader discuss the benefits of Kickstarter and how designers worldwide are using the platform.

MAKING IT - WELCOME TO YOUR NEW CAREER

Cockpit Arts

Congratulations, you’ve graduated. Now, how do you get started professionally? Cockpit Arts CEO Annie Warburton and a panel of makers speak about building their practices and what they wish they’d known when they were setting out. 

MAKE FASHION CIRCULAR

Marilyn Martinez: Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Marilyn Martinez – Senior Analyst at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, explains what the circular economy means for the fashion industry and the steps that creatives can take to help accelerate the shift towards a circular fashion industry.

SUSTAINABILITY, DESIGN & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Sally Beken + Ajay Kapadia: Knowledge Transfer Network
Ryan Mario Yasin: Petit Pli
Gavin Lewis: Innovate UK

An introduction to tools and strategies for designing for people and the planet, and funding opportunities such as the Sustainabilty in Plastics Design competition. 

#FAILURE

Dr Alexandra Jugureanu: Knoweldge Transfer Network

Dr Alexandra Jugureanu invites you to reframe traditional narratives around failure and see if you can intentionally make room for failure in your processes of creation, design and innovation. 

PRODUCT DESIGN ENTREPRENEURSHIP - HOW YOU CAN DO IT

Institution of Engineering Designers

Designing and making your own products – what should you consider? The IED discuss the do’s and don’ts, route to market, funding options, mentorship, where to get help and the mistakes they’ve made along the way!

INTRODUCING THE INNOVATION CANVAS

Knowledge Transfer Network

The KTN Innovation Canvas provides a practical framework for assessing the strengths and weaknesses of a specific product, service or process – identifying the most urgent challenges to overcome, and prioritising what actions to take.

TOY DESIGN 101

Mojo Nation

Toy Design 101 provides you an in-depth guide as to what life as a toy designer and freelance inventor looks like, delving into the various routes you can take as a recent graduate to give yourself the best chance of working in this fun, creative industry.

KTP - OPPORTUNITIES FOR DESIGN GRADUATES

Mark Lynch: Knowledge Transfer Network

Mark Lynch of KTN will discuss graduate job opportunities with Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) – helping companies big and small to innovate and grow. 

FURTHER INFORMATION

Looking for more insights and discussions to help kick-start your career? Our 2019 Talks Programme is available for you to view too.

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