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18.06.12

Announcing Studio Culture - the event 


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Studio Culture – the event
Hosted by the Design Museum and Unit Editions
Featuring Bibliothèque, Build, Julia, Adrian ShaughnessySpin
More studios TBC
Friday 13 July 12.00-8.00pm
Design Museum
Free entry 

The Design Museum and Unit Editions invite you to a day of talks and round-table conversations devoted to the secret life of the graphic design studio. 

If you are a student or a recent graduate, this is an opportunity to ask some of the best graphic designers in the UK the questions you've always wanted to ask. You will get a unique glimpse into the inner workings of their studios; what they look for in potential employees; advice on how to approach studios; what to expect when you get a placement or a job; and how to present your work.

For working designers with an itch to start their own studio, this is a chance to find out how leading designers develop a successful studio culture. It's a unique opportunity to ask such questions as: how to set up a studio; how to keep clients happy; how to get new ones; how to deal with finances; and how to develop a studio philosophy – even a music policy.

This event is inspired by the book Studio Culture: The secret life of the graphic design studio, edited by Adrian Shaughnessy and Tony Brook. It will be for sale at a reduced price.

Entry is free and visitors are invited to stay all day, or dip in and out as they please. No need to book – just turn up. This is the schedule for the day:

12:30
Introduction with Michael Czerwinski (Design Museum), Adrian Shaughnessy & Tony Brook (Unit Editions)

1:00
Lunch break and book signing

2:00
Interview with Spin: Tony Brook & Patricia Finegan
Followed by roundtable discussion with members of Spin studio

3:30
Interview with Build: Michael C Place & Nicky Place
Followed by questions from audience

4:30
Interview with Julia
Followed by questions from audience

5:30
Interview with Bibliothèque
Followed by roundtable discussion with members of Bibliothèque studio

7:00
Round-up of the day with Tony & Adrian
Book signing
Surprise guests
Bar open

8:00
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