NEWCASTLE FASHION SHOW
The Northumbria University’s annual catwalk fashion show and textile exhibition will be held at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, on Tuesday 14 May.
University is renowned for producing great industry talent and
providing edgy, ground-breaking and inspirational designs on the
catwalk. This year is shaping up to be one of their best showcases yet
with an even bigger fashion showcase; and they will once again be part of Newcastle Fashion Week helping to celebrate just how fashionable Newcastle really is.
CRUMB are delivering a Professional Development Workshop in collaboration with Pixel Palace on Monday, 20 May 2013, 11am - 6pm at Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle
This workshop is set within the activities of the research unit CRUMB at the University of Sunderland, which has investigated the curating of new media art since 2000 through research, exhibition projects, publishing, networking and professional development for curators.
This artist-led workshop, developed by CRUMB post-doctoral research associate Isabella Streffen and co-chaired by Dr. Sarah Cook of CRUMB, will focus on the “surreptitious networks” operating within artistic practices. The aim is to reveal how artists expose, work with, critique and create inadvertent or hidden networks in the development of their practices.
YIS "NOSEGO' GOODWIN
NoseGo is a Philadelphia-based artist with a passion for illustration and media arts. He mixes fine art with a contemporary style to deliver highly energetic work. His designs feature an assemblage of patterns, vibrant colors and characters derived from his imagination and his surrounding environment.
However it's the energy that attracted Unit 44 to this artist. Largely celebrated in the US he is now beginning to receive world wide notoriety with accolades from the like of Complex and VNA magazine. Look forward to seeing an array of originals, limited edition prints, and permanent features.
As always Unit44 will be providing all the usual refreshments and entertainment.
The lauch event is happening on Friday 10 May at Unit44, Hoults Yard.
THE DESIGN TRUST - GROW YOUR CREATIVE BUSINESS
The Design Trust is delivering an event for established design businesses at British Library on Friday 24 May:
MORE THAN MAKING, GROW YOUR CREATIVE BUSINESS
The Design Trust is really proud to be working with The British Library to organise this free event for creative growth businesses (with a min. turnover of £50K):
Many creative businesses are very small.
So, how do you grow a creative one-person business?
At this event, organised by The Design Trust, three experts will talk and discuss business growth models and income streams to take your business beyond making and designing your own products
21-23 May, Sage Gateshead
Exceptional talent from the worlds of technology, science, business, media and the arts. Thinking Digital is for you, if you...
want to understand how our future will be affected by technology and other world changing ideas
would like to explore advances in other disciplines that may be advantageous in your own field
want to make a difference and impact on the world
would like to collaborate, share thoughts and ideas with other creative, innovative and entrepreneurial people
are hunting for the next Big Hairy Audacious Idea that could take you, your organisation, or your community to the next level
E-COMMERCE PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY
More and more people are moving from the high street to the world of online and e-commerce.
Good product photography is one of
the major factors in building a strong sustainable e-commerce business.
The capture of accurate consistent colour, texture of you products on a
bright crisp white background is so important.
Hiring a professional product
photographer can be expensive and is often not available when you need
your products photographing.
As more and more products come in,
speed of capture and getting them online without the need to cut the
products out is so important, thus saving you time and money.
This course will teach you how to take control of your own photography.
It's a one day course in a studio in Saltburn-by-the-Sea and there are are 5 dates available from May - November 2013.
The Shipley Lates are taking place on the 26 April and the 28 June from 6 - 9pm (free entry, no booking required).
This month the evening events will be exploring one of the oldest types of furniture - the chair. Visitors can take part in a workshop with Newcastle based designer Dan Civico known for his design award winning ChairKIT to make your own stool. Speakers include designer David Irwin, winner of the Homes & Gardens Young Designer Award and Alexander Groves from Studio Swin, who will talk about the Sea Chair project, which makes use of plastic waste collected from the ocean. The Sea Chair is shortlisted as Brit Insurance Design of the Year 2013.
DESIGN EVENT PAST EVENTS:
DESIGN EVENT FESTIVAL 2011
The seventh consecutive Design Event festival took place over 14-18 October 2011 with over 26 different events, exhibitions, toursand installations. To find out more click the title above.
MASTERCLASS IN CLIENT RELATIONSHIPS
28 September at Newcastle Central Library, 9-12
Shan Preddy will be delivering a series of Business Development Masterclasses aimed at the communications, design and advertising sectors - read more, click on the link above.
PECHA KUCHA NIGHT #6
9 June, 7pm at Live Theatre
This quick fire presentation night should be lots of fun! Click on the link above to find out who will be there.
TALK: TROIKA AND SIMON 'SANKY' SANKARAYYA
This event has taken place but the audio of the talk is available via the link above.