Creativity Works: Design was a free, 6 week course for 18- 24 year olds.
The course offered:
- Intensive hands-on training
- Live brief and work experience with clients in graphic design, branding and pitching
- Your own mentor
- Guaranteed interviews and networking with industry masters
- Support creating a quality portfolio
The 6 weeks included
curated visits to Design Week, finding out about the world of design, ideas
generation and resilience. The groups were split in two - half spending two
weeks with Makerversity and the other half spending two weeks with Machines
Room (two of the UK's best making and design hubs) working on briefs with
Their last three weeks
were spent working with product graphic design and branding employers on
live briefs to prepare themselves for paid internships, apprenticeships
and work in the industry, as well as getting support with interviews, CVs and
portfolios from mentors and design professionals.
To read some guest blogs, from participants on the course, click here.