Ey up TDKers! What's happening in Manchester for the next 2 weeks? Well, I’m glad you asked because there is SO MUCH to look forward to! ? If you are free on the 16th you can jump on the train to Leeds to hear the amazing DR.ME’s take on the provocative theme of ‘Can you cash in and not sell out?’ at NORTHERN MONK BREW Co.’s March Open House with FREE BEER! ?There is an incredible series of FREE talks from Manchester’s BICP to help you start, run and grow your own creative business ? and MCDC is hosting their March Maker Meet Up - for artists, designers, makers, creatives as well as so much more, check out the The Design Kids Manchester FB group events for deets. If you are looking for your next challenge ? Manchester based creative agency Noir are currently looking for some awesome new creatives join their team in various roles, check out their website for deets and in the mean time check out the amazing work of Textbook Studio below! ?❤️
— Emma Tominey
Get the low down on your fav Manchester creatives, how they started out and if they’re hiring!
We were over the moon excited to catch up with Intern's founder and Editor in Chief, Alec Dudson, when we were up north in the UK. Wanting to champion young creatives Alec started Intern Magazine —read on to hear how he got there, some grreeaaaat tips on folio's and awesome advice for those starting out (and the more experienced too!)
Keep your eye on this amazing lady from Manchester, she's going places :D From an obsession with her crayola products to struggling with the structure of typography and then being featured in The New Yorker last month! Deanna Halsall shares how she discovered her path for illustration and some great tips for those starting out (and possibly struggling with the idea of specialising)
In the middle of Engine House amongst all the bits and bobs you'll find Vicky Carr and Chris Shearston of Texbook Studio creating awesome things (and drinking beer). Vicky and Chris are strong believers in giving back to the design community—working in design education regularly, doing work shops, studio tours and portfolio advice, get on it!
Alphabet, not just known for their youthful good looks ;D but also for their forward thinking, geared towards a millennial audience. They want to peek into your brains and see how you work creatively and looking at how you evoke emotion and stimulate the senses through the design. Read on to hear some sound advice from Sam Lane, _Co-Founder and Creative of __ Alphabet._
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