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Little Business – BIG Ideas/The Business of Making: Fi Scott (Make Works), Jim Rhodes/Barney Mason (Made by Those), & Nicolas Roope (Plumen) Hosted by Daniel Charny (From Now On/Fixperts)

We offer a glimpse into what the future could be through case studies of dynamic maker start-ups who demonstrate how creativity can help us imagine a different world. Daniel Charny moderates a panel with Fi Scott, Founder of Make Works, an innovative platform that allows designers and makers to find manufacturers, material suppliers and workshop…

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Business Innovation for Growth (BIG) – Breakfast round-table with Boost & Lancashire Business View

Round-table discussion bringing together industry, designers, makers, students and conference speakers including leading lights in the maker movement to discuss the key issues for making and manufacturing. In association with Lancashire Business View magazine. By Invitation. For more information contact: emg@creativelancashire.org

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Conversations in Creativity: Nicolas Roope, Claire Norcross & Samuel Wilkinson, hosted by Alice Rawsthorn

Three of the most respected names in design discuss their collaboration with Plumen, one of the world’s leading lighting company, and their own studio practice. Nicolas Roope launched Plumen with Michael-George Hemus in 2011. Plumen is an energy-efficient light bulb with design credentials. Six years later, Plumen has become a full lighting company, and the…

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Business Innovation for Growth (BIG): Purposeful Practice with Simon Bolton & and Lesley Gulliver, hosted by Richard Slater from Lancashire Business View

The session will examine role of design thinking in driving innovative manufacturing through an examination of case studies including Nike and Plumen. An internationally acclaimed designer and innovation specialist working with the world’s top brands, Simon Bolton recently joined Edge Hill University as a Professor of Innovation and Associate Dean of Enterprise and Employability. He…

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Conversations in Creativity: Craig Oldham, Hamish Muir & Jane Foster hosted by Dave Kirkwood

A stellar panel of designer-makers discuss their inspirations and importance of self-initiated projects in their creative practice. Conversations in Creativity is a network and series of events where creatives from across the principles, crafts and disciplines explore how inspiration from around the world informs process. For the National Festival of Making, we bring together three…

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Master class in Making – Dave Kirkwood, Hamish Muir & Jane Foster – What makes the makers?

An opportunity to get up close with leading creative practitioners and thought leaders in a series of intimate workshops and round-table discussions bringing together designers, makers, students businesses and anyone interested in the creative process. Time: 2-4pm Date: Wednesday 3 May Venue: UCBC Tickets: By Invitation – A number of places will be made available…

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Conversations in Creativity – How to make work

Charles Hadcock, John Grayson, Hugh Miller, Jamie Holman & Claire Mander (Host) in association with The Royal British Society of Sculptors (RBS) Panel and Studio visit What does success look like for the artist, maker and designer? This question goes beyond bank accounts and ‘gnaws at the core of what it means to pursue a career…

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