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2020 DESIGN TRENDS

2020 DESIGN TRENDS

There is a lot of talk about which trends will be leading the way for designers in 2020. But, are we influenced by trends as real creative designers or should we be the trendsetters? Facebook have themselves gone through a change with their brand identity which looks...

OUR JANUARY 2020 COURSE DISCOUNTS

OUR JANUARY 2020 COURSE DISCOUNTS

It’s that time of the year again when we start to think about making changes in our lives and careers. Maybe you are thinking about learning something new or restarting something you enjoyed doing years ago but never had the time. It could also be a complete change of...

ARE YOU FED-UP WITH YOUR ONLINE COURSE?

ARE YOU FED-UP WITH YOUR ONLINE COURSE?

Over the past few months, we have been receiving a lot of applications for individuals applying to come onto our courses from other online course providers due to them not being happy with the course they signed up for with them. Some of the most common complaints...

HOW ARE YOU GOING TO IMPRESS YOUR FUTURE EMPLOYERS OR CLIENTS?

HOW ARE YOU GOING TO IMPRESS YOUR FUTURE EMPLOYERS OR CLIENTS?

Qualifications Vs Portfolio + Skills? This is a discussion we always face at the school, and yes they are both important but one of those stand out just a bit more than the other. When I think about how many job interviews I have attending throughout my career and...

HOW TO BRAND YOURSELF

HOW TO BRAND YOURSELF

As a designer, you spend a lot of time helping your clients or the company you are working for to brand themselves effectively. When it comes to our own brand image, it’s a bit like the old saying about the painter and decorator, they paint and decorate so many other...

NEW BUSINESS ACADEMY LAUNCHED FOR CREATIVES

NEW BUSINESS ACADEMY LAUNCHED FOR CREATIVES

Working within the creative industries involves a lot more than being a designer. Many of our students go onto positions where they have to understand a variety of business skills even though they are not directly involved every day. Our new Business Academy will...

ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT GOING FREELANCE?

ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT GOING FREELANCE?

Freedom to work your own hours, decide which jobs you want to do and to be your own boss. Sounds perfect doesn't it? Many of us dream about becoming our own boss and like the idea of the flexible hours and working from home or anywhere we want to. And it's all...

GET AHEAD OF EVERYONE ELSE WITH YOUR CAREER

GET AHEAD OF EVERYONE ELSE WITH YOUR CAREER

The creative industries in the UK are now worth £84.1 billion per year to the country's economy, according to new government figures. That's a lot of money and revenue for the country, and this also proves that there is the work out there for those who want to break...

YOU ARE NEVER TOO OLD TO BECOME A DESIGNER

YOU ARE NEVER TOO OLD TO BECOME A DESIGNER

Don't ever listen to anyone when they say that you are too old to learn or start a new career. We have had many individuals in their 30's, 40's and 50's studying design courses with us and have successfully launched a new career. So, why is that the case?What older...

DON’T MISS OUT ON OUR JANUARY 2019 COURSE DISCOUNTS

DON’T MISS OUT ON OUR JANUARY 2019 COURSE DISCOUNTS

Start 2019 as a new you and make that change you have been thinking about for a long time now. And to help you to make that fresh start with your career we are offering up to £150 off our main courses plus further savings. From the 1st January 2019 and ending on the...