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We deliver training programmes and workshops tailored to the unique needs of professionals in the design industry.

Design Summer Sessions
August 17th to 20th 2022
Design Summer Sessions 2022

The Design Summer Sessions is…

The Design Summer Sessions is…

Lettering for designers with Max Phillips
Friday, 19th & 26th August 2022
No, Not Like That. Learning Lettering with Max Phillips

‘No, Not Like That’: An…

‘No, Not Like That’: An…

See you in 2023!
Design Leaders Conference

A day of exploring design; process, practice and culture.  

A day of exploring design; process, practice and culture.  

Designs on Growth
19th May 2022
Designs on Growth

6 Month Business Growth &…

6 Month Business Growth &…

For those leading design studios or design teams, learn how to:

  • lead business-focused conversations
  • manage creative environments
  • build a sustainable culture
  • take charge of your career

Learn from global
subject matter experts


Marty Neumeier



Emily Cohen



Chris Do


Upcoming Training & Events

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Design Summer Sessions 2022
August 17th to 20th 2022

The Design Summer Sessions is a four-day festival of learning and creativity with interactive workshops, forums and webinar sessions.

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Food for Thought Talks Sessions
Wednesday 17th - Friday 19th August 2022

Get professional tips and tricks from subject-matters experts and dig into various topics such as agency website optimisation, creative career growth and business startup as part of our Share&Learn Design Summer Sessions.

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Client-Catching Colours: Levelling Up your Colour Knowledge
Wednesday, August 17th 2022

Level up your Colour Knowledge in this 60 minutes workshop for interior designers, architects and colour specialists. Learn about designing for Independent Living, Part M of the building regulations with Cora Collins, Dulux Academy Lead.

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DesignOpp Creative Creatures
Wednesday, August 17th 2022

Presenting ‘DesignOpp Creative Creatures’ as part of the Design Summer Sessions. Enjoy short ‘creativity in colour’ talks from DesignOpp members Grace Enemaku, Ashwin Chacko & Holly Pereira on Diversity in Design and their creative journeys.

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Peer Peeks Sessions
Thursday, August 18th 2022

Take a peek at some of your Design Peers. Leading creative minds share their professional stories and pieces of advice. Part of our Share&Learn Design Summer Sessions, featuring Jonathan Kirk and Vanessa Power.

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Colour Essentials for Creatives
Thursday, August 18th 2022

Feed your creative soul with this 60-minute online workshop and Q&A with Cora Collins.  Ideal for any design professional interested in the psychology of colour, branding and generally interesting facts about colour.

We’ve delivered training to over
2,000 design professionals across Ireland

The Design Leaders Conference was an opportunity to benchmark my thinking on design as a profession

Stephen McGilloway, Bigsmall Design

An unmissable opportunity to build your network, get exposed to new ideas and learn up to date industry trends and best practice.

Design Leaders Conference 2018

‘It was great to bring away knowledge I could apply instantly in our studio’

Charlotte Barker, Dynamo

"The programme helps you take the first hand, in-depth knowledge of your own business, structure it, assess it, set realistic goals, and create a road map for growth”

Oran Day, Atelier David Smith

“There was great solidarity seeing other studios on the course also facing similar issues. It has had a positive impact on how we’re now developing our studio.”

John Gavin, Creative Director, True Output