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Monthly Archives: September 2019

how design can make us happy

How Can Design Make Us Happier?

Back at the 2014 festival we asked this question – Does good design make us happy? As I remember it, the great Neville Brody, David Constantine, Sir John Hegarty, Deyan Sudjic and the lovely Fi Glover concluded that yes, good design does have the potential to make us happy, (after a lengthy debate around what […]

Posted 30th Sep 2019
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Free Events For Students

The Cheltenham Design Foundation and the University of Gloucestershires are coming together to offer a free event for students and anyone looking to start to a creative course on Sunday 3rd November as part of the Cheltenham Design Festival. In partnership with the University of Gloucestershire’s Your Future Plan programme, the event offers a unique […]

Posted 28th Sep 2019
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Unlocking The Possibilities Of Design

The Cheltenham Design Academy class of 2019 is starting this October, for a 20 week programme that will open up the possibilities of design to 12-16 year olds. The Cheltenham Design Foundation, founded in 2009 by a group of professionals living and working in Gloucestershire, established the Cheltenham Design Academy to help young people find […]

Posted 28th Sep 2019
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TED Talk Tuesday

At the Design Foundation HQ the team sit down every Tuesday at 11am to watch a TED talk; we call it ‘TED talk Tuesday’. It gets us thinking and talking about different things, opens our minds a bit more and gives us a well deserved break from our screens. This week Georgina picked a talk […]

Posted 24th Sep 2019
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