Thursday, October 1st
Get hands-on training from some of the most experienced designers in the industry. On Thursday 1st October, we'll be hosting a selection of full-day workshops in the historic surroundings of NCAD.
Please note, workshop places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring your own laptop to the workshop.
- Snacks and drinks during the whole day
- Tea and coffee
- All workshop materials (excluding laptop)
Visual Essentials for Product Design is a one-day workshop for digital designers wishing to improve their visual literacy, or UX and interaction designers looking to move into full-stack product design. Visual design is a hands-on discipline, so alongside key instruction you’ll spend 50% of the day working on your own visual design explorations and critiquing fellow attendees’ work.Find out more
More and more, designers need to think beyond digital, and understand the end-to-end customer experience. In this workshop, you'll learn service design tools and methods such as experience prototyping, and apply them to run a live service. By engaging with real people as you research & design, you'll deliver a minimum viable service in less than a day.
Note: This workshop is now sold out.Find out more
The best designers understand that paper – an often-overlooked, but valuable tool – is where the magic happens. In this hands-on workshop you'll rediscover the power of paper as an essential part of a rapid prototyping and design process. Together we'll build an idea generation toolbox, ensuring you're never short of ideas again, and use it to create a series of paper prototypes for digital products that – who knows? – might just change your future!Find out more
Looking to up your game and find better clients? Getting better work starts with producing a powerful portfolio. In this workshop, participants will learn how to create an effective UX portfolio to present to potential clients or employers. You’ll be given a recipe you can use to present your work effectively.Find out more
As the Internet of Things begins to mature, the challenges for designers remain; how to design products users want, understand, and enjoy. For a number of connected products and platforms, user centered design is notably absent. In this workshop, you'll get a hands on look at the key processes and technologies required to design for connected devices.Find out more