An evening delving into creative minds and finding out HOW. Underpinning this years theme of discovery we host some of the UK’s greatest thinkers, creatives and doers for an evening of discovering how they undertake complex issues within design.
We are proud to welcome IDEO a a global design company who create impact through design. Steve O’Connor, IDEO’s Executive Design Director will talk about IDEO’s projects and how they add value with design to the world and customers.
Territory Studio are a boutique creative studio specialising in motion, digital and graphic design. They are best known for their immersive UI work on films such as Ridley Scott’s Prometheus, Marvel’s Guardians of The Galaxy and Avengers.
Ben is Director of Design at the Government Digital Service where he leads a multi-disciplinary design team working across government on GOV.UK. He joined the Cabinet Office in 2012 when GDS was set up to deliver the recommendations in Martha Lane Fox's "Digital by Default" report. Ben will talk about his inspiration and design process in creating Gov.uk and changing culture through digital design.
To complement the theme of Design How we welcome Clive Grinyer, Clive founded design consultancy Tangerine with Jonathan Ive in 1989 and has held distinguished design positions at Samsung, Design Council, Orange & Cisco. Clive is now Customer Experience Director in the Design Office of Barclays Bank, where he helps to develop new digital design projects across the bank. He brings his background in design to help technology projects be usable and accessible for all.
When & Where
DM16 is Manchester’s festival of design, now in its fourth year, with talks, exhibitions, workshops, films, a design fair and parties in venues across the city.
We are a not-for-profit organisation running events and programmes throughout the year. Our headline activity is DM, the annual design festival for the city, which takes place every October and is now in its fourth year.