Programme

Conference

An unmissable all-day design and creative conference with some of the most exciting thinkers, makers and movers in design, branding, illustration, animation, art, advertising and beyond.

Speakers include:

  • Liza Enebeis (Studio Dumbar/DEPT®)
  • Marina Willer (Pentagram)
  • vinca kruk and daniel van der velden (metahaven)
  • Angela Kirkwood
  • Mitch Paone (DIA)
  • Paulina Almira
  • Joseph Lebus (PORTO ROCHA)
  • Eric Hu
  • Connor Campbell (CC Studio)

Marketplace, book shop and bar open all day.

 

Dates
Thursday 28. Nov 2024
Time
10:00-18:00
Doors: 09:00
Q&A: Are we doomed as designers?

Act 1: Join us for an interactive design therapy session, where audience and panel come together to discuss the most challenging aspects of being a designer today.

Act 2: Join in a discussion on the future of design. What will the industry look like in 10 years? Is graphic design dead? How can we shape the future?

Panel members include:

  • Eric Hu
  • Liza Enebeis (Studio Dumbar/DEPT®)
  • Connor Campbell (CC Studio)
  • Angela Kirkwood

Hosts: Beth Wilson and James Gilchrist (Warriors Studio, INTL), Mitch Paone (DIA)

Book shop, refreshments and snacks available.

Dates
Friday 29. Nov 2024
Time
18:30-21:30
Doors: 18:00
Weekend Workshops

Learn new skills and approaches in this rare opportunity to produce work with some of the most exciting names in the industry. Weekend workshops span across two days and involve combining theoretical and practical processes which can be learned, adapted and brought into your own practice. All workshops are focused around producing an outcome, whether individual or collaborative. Limited spaces available.

Workshops include:
Dates
Saturday 30. Nov – Sunday 1. Dec 2024
Time
10:00-18:00
Doors: 09:00

Sound in Motion with Studio Dumbar/DEPT®

Crafting Characters with Angela Kirkwood

Creative coding with Vera van de Seyp

Motion Design with CC Studio

Type Design with Heavyweight

Weekday Workshops

Learn new skills and approaches in this rare opportunity to produce work with some of the most exciting names in the industry. Power-packed into one day, weekday workshops focus on various conceptual and practical processes which can be learned, adapted and brought into your own practice. All workshops are focused around producing an outcome.

Workshops include:
Dates
Monday 2. Dec + Tuesday 3. Dec 2024
Time
10:00-18:00
Doors: 09:00

World Building: From Identity to Immersion with Headless Horse

Signpainting with Bungo Sign Co

D.I.Y Clothing Brand Workshop with Habibis

Mural Painting with Recoat

Branding for food and drink with Orlando Lloyd (Fed and Watered)

Press Record: Building an Archive with Rectangle

Inside-Out Branding: A Brand Culture Masterclass with MadeBrave

Designing sustainably with ilka

Gaining Momentum with Jack Fletcher

Signpainting with Ciaran Globel

Advertising with STV Creative

Audio-Reactive Visual Design with Touchdesigner hosted by Konx-om-Pax

Nitty Gritty

What the fuck is going on in the Scottish design industry?

There are some things we don’t often share or talk about… now is the time. Through open and frank discussion we’ll explore the business, organisational and unexpected aspects of working within the creative industries. Let’s get down to the Nitty Gritty!

Panel members include:

  • Adrian Carroll (D8)
  • Andrew Dobbie (MadeBrave)
  • Lisa Henderson (ilka)
  • Tom Joyes
  • Beth Wilson (Warriors Studio, INTL)
  • James Gilchrist (Warriors Studio, INTL)
  • More TBA

Book shop, refreshments and snacks available.

Dates
Tuesday 3. Dec 2024
Time
19:30-21:30
Doors: 19:00
Live Project

Student & Recent Graduate Project. Work on a live competition project with mentorship and guidance from some of Scotland’s leading design agencies. Placements offered to the top 20 project creators and 3 winners awarded prize bundles and INTL champions of 2024.

Project mentors include:

  • Agency of None
  • D8
  • Everything Will Be Fine
  • FortyTwo
  • Imaginary Friends
  • Jamhot
  • O Street
  • Tangent
  • Thirst
  • Touch

Project judges include:

  • The Brand Identity
  • Jonathan Gilbride (Brewdog)
  • More TBA

This event is for student and recent graduates only. Students can be of any level. Recent graduates must be unemployed within the creative industries and be within 2 years of graduation.

 

 

Dates
Wednesday 4. – Thursday 5. Dec 2024
Time
Day 1 10:00-18:00
Day 2 10:00-19:30
Doors 09:00
Opening Night

Join us for an evening of music, drinks and celebration to launch International Assembly 2024. This evening is also the opening of the International Poster Exhibition.

This event is free to attend and exclusively for people who attend other ticketed festival events within the programme.

Dates
Thursday 28. Nov 2024
Time
19:00-22:30
2024 International Poster Exhibition

A showcase and celebration of contemporary poster design from around the world.

The posters exhibited are a curated shortlist of entries to the 2024 International Poster Competition.

The deadline for the competition is 4. Aug 2024 and you can find all information here.

The exhibition is free to attend and you do not require a ticket. Simply turn up and enjoy!

Dates
Friday 29. Nov to Thursday 5. Dec 2024
Time
Open Daily 10:00-18:00
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