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[vc_row video_bg=”yes” video_bg_url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqI11QFuZ2A&feature=youtu.be” el_class=”huge”][vc_column el_class=”video-mask”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-2 vc_col-lg-6 vc_col-md-offset-1 vc_col-md-8 vc_col-xs-12″][vc_custom_heading text=”Bringing together the very best design minds & talent” font_container=”tag:p|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes” el_class=”h1 top-line”][vc_column_text]Join the most diverse group of design talent and get fully immersed in the world of design and be exposed to new areas of thinking, innovation and process with actionable advice and inspiration.

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[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”stretch_row” el_class=”dark-bg”][vc_column][vc_row_inner el_class=”container pt-5 pb-5″][vc_column_inner offset=”vc_hidden-lg vc_hidden-md”][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxMwm8WxpZA”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Talks & debates about
the impact of design” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes” el_class=”top-line”][vc_column_text]Our 2 day design conference is a really unique experience, where you can join world leading designers to discuss the role of design and the impact it has on our lives.

For design teams, students and organisations who want to understand the power of design; our event brings together an incredible line-up of speakers covering a diverse range of design topics to show you the full impact that design has on our lives.

View the schedule[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″ offset=”vc_hidden-sm vc_hidden-xs”][vc_media_grid grid_id=”vc_gid:1572300727001-9d3a30e8-b35e-8″ include=”3236,3235,1179,94,95,85″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”stretch_row” el_class=”together-dot-bg”][vc_column][vc_row_inner el_class=”container pt-5 pb-5″][vc_column_inner][vc_custom_heading text=”Why you should join us” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes” el_class=”top-line mb-3″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner el_class=”pr-lg-4″ width=”1/3″][vc_custom_heading text=”Learn from the greatest
design minds” font_container=”tag:h5|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]Our world class speakers will share their experience and how they use design to make positive change.

The importance of human-centred design is high on the festival agenda this year and you’ll get to learn how this type of design approach is being used to improve our everyday lives.

See our Speaker lineup[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner el_class=”pl-lg-4 pr-lg-4″ width=”1/3″][vc_custom_heading text=”Connect with like-
minded people” font_container=”tag:h5|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]The best way to form strong creative relationships is through the support of our peers.

We’ve created the perfect environment for you to meet like-minded people and share your stories and challenges. Plus, begin build strong relationships and future collaborations.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner el_class=”pl-lg-4″ width=”1/3″][vc_custom_heading text=”Immerse yourself in
a unique design programme” font_container=”tag:h5|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]The festival programme has been specifically designed to help you solve some of your biggest challenges with design.

You’ll leave the Cheltenham Design Festival feeling inspired and more aware of your own potential as a designer.

See the talks[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”stretch_row” css=”.vc_custom_1570744236977{background-color: #ffffff !important;}” el_class=”mb-5″][vc_column][vc_row_inner el_class=”container pt-2 pb-2″][vc_column_inner][vc_custom_heading text=”Main sponsors” font_container=”tag:h5|text_align:center” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner el_class=”pr-lg-4″ width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”4468″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” el_class=”img-fluid” link=”https://slgbrands.com/home”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner el_class=”pl-lg-4 pr-lg-4″ width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”4469″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” link=”https://www.monotype.com/”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner el_class=”pl-lg-4″ width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”4470″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” link=”https://www.glos.ac.uk”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_class=”mb-5″][vc_column][vc_row_inner el_class=”container”][vc_column_inner][vc_custom_heading text=”Meet our speakers” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes” el_class=”top-line”][vc_column_text]Join the most diverse group of design talent to discuss what it means to be a designer in today’s world, how the role is evolving and why design and creative thinking is essential to us all. View all speakers[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][vc_single_image image=”4507″ img_size=”full” alignment=”right” onclick=”custom_link” link=”https://cheltdesignfestival.org/speakers/patrick-grant/”][vc_column_text]

Patrick Grant

British Fashion Designer, BBC’s Great British sewing bee judge.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″ offset=”vc_col-xs-6″][vc_single_image image=”4500″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” link=”https://cheltdesignfestival.org/speakers/andy-puncher/”][vc_column_text]

Andy Puncher

Architect & Director of pH+[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″ offset=”vc_col-xs-6″][vc_single_image image=”4495″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” link=”https://cheltdesignfestival.org/speakers/alexander-taylor/”][vc_column_text]

Alexander Taylor

Industrial designer and innovation consultant to adidas.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″ offset=”vc_col-xs-6″][vc_single_image image=”4501″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” link=”https://cheltdesignfestival.org/speakers/camilla-buchanan/”][vc_column_text]

Camilla Buchanan

Senior Policy Designer at Policy Lab, UK Cabinet Office.

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Rama Gheerawo

Director, The Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, Royal College of Art

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Catherine Greig

Architect & Director make:good[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″ offset=”vc_col-xs-6″][vc_single_image image=”4496″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” link=”https://cheltdesignfestival.org/speakers/dr-ambreen-shah/”][vc_column_text]

Dr Ambreen Shah

Director of Policy, Research and Communications at Design Council[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][vc_single_image image=”4505″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” link=”https://cheltdesignfestival.org/speakers/jim-sutherland/”][vc_column_text]

Jim Sutherland

Founder of Studio Sutherl&[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][vc_single_image image=”4498″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” link=”https://cheltdesignfestival.org/speakers/marcus-lyon/”][vc_column_text]

Marcus Lyon

British Artist

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Paul Boag

User Experience & Service Design Consultant at Boagworks Ltd[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner el_class=”container”][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″ offset=”vc_col-xs-6″][vc_single_image image=”4497″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” link=”https://cheltdesignfestival.org/speakers/cat-drew/”][vc_column_text]

Cat Drew 

Chief Design Officer at Design Council at Design Council[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][vc_single_image image=”4504″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]

Gavin Strange 

Designer & Director Aardman Animations[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][vc_single_image image=”4503″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]

Craig Oldham

Designer, Lecturer, Writer, Artist, founder of The Office of Craig[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][vc_single_image image=”4506″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]

Kassia St Clair

Author of The Secret Lives of Colour

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Steve Matteson

Creative Type Director at Monotype[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner el_class=”container”][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][vc_single_image image=”4511″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]

Tina Touli

Multidisciplinary graphic communication designer at Tina Touli Design[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][vc_single_image image=”4512″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]

Tommy Howard

Head Creative at Holiton[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][vc_single_image image=”4513″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]

Yoko Sen

Founder, Sound Alchemist at Sen Sound[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”stretch_row” css=”.vc_custom_1570663034844{background-color: #ffffff !important;}”][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1570663402840{padding-top: 0px !important;}”][vc_row_inner equal_height=”yes” content_placement=”middle” el_class=”container”][vc_column_inner el_class=”pt-5 pb-5 pr-lg-5″ offset=”vc_col-md-5″][vc_custom_heading text=”Our venue” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes” el_class=”top-line”][vc_custom_heading text=”The Parabola Arts Centre” font_container=”tag:h5|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]The 325-seat auditorium designed by Foster Wilson Architects is very atmospheric. It’s circular shape auditorium brings audiences together and encourages debate and discussion.

The Parabola Arts Centre, Parabola Rd,
Cheltenham, GL50 3AA – Get Directions[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner css=”.vc_custom_1570666740742{background-image: url(https://cheltdesignfestival.org/assets/uploads/2019/10/parabola-arts-centre-festival.jpeg?id=4474) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}” offset=”vc_col-md-7″][vc_empty_space height=”200px”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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