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An Introduction to The Design Trust Start Up morning at New Designers

Patricia van den Akker, Director of The Design Trust, the online business school for designers and makers will present this practical session to get you to work on your business dream now. You will be setting some juicy and SMART goals for your creative career or business so bring a pen & paper for some thought-provoking exercises!
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10.30 am - 10.55 am
Contributors
The Design Trust
Patricia van den Akker
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A good eye for design - Photography tips from Yeshen Venema

The designer maker’s favourite photographer will be talking about why professional images are so important for your creative brand, how to use images in creative ways and how to share them on social media to get more sales.
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11 am - 11.25 am
Contributors
The Design Trust
Yeshen Venema
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Selling online – a useful case study

Successful jeweller and London Etsy Captain Emma Barnes of Wild Fawn jewellery will talk about how to get started with Etsy, the popular online market place for handmade products, and how to sell more online.
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11.30 am - 11.55 am
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Emma Barnes
The Design Trust
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How to create a successful business in your 20s’ or 30’s

A panel discussion hosted by Patricia van den Akker, with Etsy jeweller Emma Barnes and award-winning wall paper designer Kit Miles.
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12 pm - 12.40 pm
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Emma Barnes
Kit Miles
Patricia van den Akker
The Design Trust
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Crowdfunding for creatives

A panel discussion hosted by Patricia van den Akker, who launched her book 'Dream Plan Do' successfully on Kickstarter twice, Jamie Chalmers otherwise known as Mr Stitch who launched his modern cross stitch magazine with crowdfunding, and Judith Evans of MADE.COM, who manages their new crowdfunding platform TalentLab.
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12.40 pm - 1.20 pm
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Jamie Chalmers
Judith Evans
Patricia van den Akker
The Design Trust
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The Business of Surface Pattern Design by Rachael Taylor

Print and pattern designer, colour fanatic, stylist, speaker, and creative coach Rachael Taylor talks all about what it REALLY takes to make it in the surface pattern design industry, including top tips, practical advice and her story of how she has made it.
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1.35 pm - 2.10 pm
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Make it in Design
Rachael Taylor
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Growing Your Brand - A panel discussion

With Janine Burrows of Jam & Ginger and Rachael Taylor A rich and inspiring panel discussion on how to grow your brand, featuring designers Rachael Taylor and Janine Burrows, who have over 30 years’ design experience between them. Don’t miss it if you want to stand out as a designer!
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2.15 pm - 3 pm
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Janine Burrows
Make it in Design
Rachael Taylor
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Working with Trends - A panel discussion

With Simion Hawtin-Smith of Reloved Upholstery and Alexander Wills of Fashion Formula A lively panel discussion with Simion Hawtin-Smith of Reloved Upholstery and Alexander Wills of Fashion Formula, revealing what makes a successful statement fabric, how to work with trends within your work, and more!
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3.05 pm - 3.40 pm
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Alexander Wills
Make it in Design
Simion Hawtin-Smith
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Thinking Big with Max McMurdo

Join Max McMurdo – designer, upcycler, entrepreneur and TV Presenter as he speaks all about being a creative entrepreneur, thinking outside of the box and taking creative risks within your design practice.
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3.45 pm - 4.10 pm
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Make it in Design
Max Murdo
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Q&A on collaboration with Max Murdo and Rachael Taylor

Hosted by Beth Kempton, this rapid-fire Q&A session with Rachael Taylor and Max McMurdo will explore the value of creative collaborations, and offer you the chance to ask these two creative geniuses anything you like.
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4.15 pm - 5 pm
Contributors
Make it in Design
Max Murdo
Rachael Taylor
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Design Nation Picks Tour

Leading creative agency and membership portfolio Design Nation will lead a curated tour around hand-picked selection of highlights from the show - led by Liz Cooper, Programme Manager at Design Nation and Nick Rawcliffe furniture, lighting, and product designer of Raw Studio. Tours last 30-45 minutes, starting at their slotted time at the entrance.
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5.30 pm - 6.15 pm
Contributors
Design-Nation
Liz Cooper
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The Dots Masterclasses: Textiles and Fashion Design

Want to be at the top of your game in textiles, fashion, or jewellery? Then make sure you apply to The Dots Portfolio Masterclass at New Designers with representatives from TOPSHOP/TOPMAN, Refinery 29, MADE.COM, Alexander McQueen and Paul Smith. Kickstart your career, progress into a promotion or simply come along to gain invaluable tips and advice. Apply through the Dots by 11am, Wednesday 20 June. (Please note: There are around 30 spaces available at this event so apply quick. Don't forget to mention you're from a New Designers visitor or exhibitor in your registration for the workshop on The Dots to waiver the fee.)
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5.45 pm - 9 pm
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Alexander McQueen
MADE.COM
Paul Smith
Refinery 29
The Dots
TOPSHOP/TOPMAN

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