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Dr Ambreen Shah

Dr Ambreen Shah, Director of Policy, Research and Communications at Design Council is responsible for developing insight, evidence and research on the value of design and communicating this to a wide range of audiences across the economy. Her training is as a social scientist and in evaluative research.  She has a PhD on ‘Muslims in Britain: […]

Posted 1st Oct 2019
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Marcus Lyon

Marcus is a British artist. His works and publications are held in both private and international collections including the Smithsonian Institution, the Art Institute of Chicago and the Arts Council of Great Britain. His most recent body of work is  Somos Brasil (2017), which explores Brazilian identity through a series of sound and DNA enabled portraits. […]

Posted 3rd Sep 2019
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Patrick Grant

British fashion designer and director of bespoke tailors Norton & Sons of Savile Row, Patrick Grant, best known as a judge on the BBC’s The Great British Sewing Bee, will be our headline speaker covering the topical issue of the environmental cost of global textiles. In an era of cheap fashion, many of us are […]

Posted 28th Aug 2019
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Camilla Buchanan

Camilla Buchanan

Camilla has gone from the Design Council policy team into a government role and will be talking to us about how she is using design to help form better, more effective government policies that better serve the public interest. We will find out how methods and approaches from the design world are being used to […]

Posted 21st Aug 2019
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Catherine Greig

Catherine Greig

Catherine is a qualified Architect and social design expert and the founder of make:good, a design studio that works hard to build happier communities through collaborative design. Catherine believes in meaningful processes of local participation that bring people together to collaborate on the future of an area and its built environment. Catherine will be sharing […]

Posted 21st Aug 2019
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Alexander Taylor

Alexander Taylor

Alexander Taylor established his own industrial design studio in 2002, where he works on innovative solutions and products, included developing furniture and lighting for some of Europe’s leading and most respected design manufacturers such as Zanotta, Established & Sons and ClassiCon. Alexander will be talking about the power of design collaboration and why changing the […]

Posted 21st Aug 2019
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Jim Sutherland

Jim Sutherland

Jim Sutherland is a Graphic Designer, specialising in Branding and Identity, Way finding and Environmental Graphics. He was the co-founder of Hattrick Design, consistently one of the top three most awarded design agencies in the UK (and number one in 2011) then left in 2014 to set up Studio Sutherl&.⠀ ⠀ Jim has worked with […]

Posted 21st Aug 2019
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Paul Boag

Paul Boag

A leader in digital strategy and user experience design, Paul Boag has been working with organisations such as The European Commission, Oxford University and Doctors Without Borders for over 20 years. ⠀ ⠀ Through consultancy and training, he helps organisations make better use of digital technologies.⠀ ⠀ Paul speaks around the world about user experience […]

Posted 21st Aug 2019
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Andy Puncher

Andy Puncher

Andy founded pH+ a creative and client-focused architectural practice with Drew Hamilton in 2005 following their winning selection by the Architects’ Journal ’40 under 40’ competition and exhibition. ⠀ He is known for his hands-on approach to projects and will be talking about the potential Architecture has to deliver both commercial returns and cultural and […]

Posted 21st Aug 2019
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Rama Gheerawo

Rama Gheerawo

Rama is a director at The Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, Royal College of Art and leads the Centre’s Age & Ability research lab which creates design that improves the lives of people of all ages and abilities.⠀ ⠀ With nearly two decades in the design industry, Rama’s focus is in people-centred and socially inclusive […]

Posted 21st Aug 2019
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