Programme

Past events

LOOP x The Unloved

The Unloved - 128 Charles Street, Leicester LE1 1LB (viewable from outside of the building - across the road from Kwik Fit) Student, General Public

Graphic design & illustration exhibition LOOP and creative agency The Unloved have come together to curate a public-facing exhibition, featuring design and illustration work from freelance designers, creative companies and students.

Design Showcase Exhibition

LCB Depot, 31, Rutland Street, Leicester LE1 1RE and on Instagram Student, General Public

A showcase of Leicester/shire designers, makers and architects. Work from Architecture, Graphic Design/Illustration, Product and Furniture Design, Interactive Design, and Craft. The exhibitions will be viewable at LCB Depot Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, and online via Instagram @lcbdepot

ArtChannel

LCB Depot, 31 Rutland Street, Leicester lE1 1RE and online B2B, Student, General Public

ArtChannel is a multi-screen video installation that will be showcasing the latest digital art and design from Leicester throughout Design Season. It will take the form of video screens in the LCB Depot café-bar front window, facing out to Rutland Street - viewable from the street 24/7. It can also be accessed via your mobile phone. The installation is being curated by Sean Clark from the LCB Depot-based Interact Digital Arts, and shows work by Leonie Dubarry-Gurr, Anoushka Goodwin (image, above), Joe Moran, Paul Mazzitelli, Paul Rudman, and Sabotage.

The Open Brand Collaboration

The Leicester Design Community - Professionals & Students

We invite everyone to take part and help to create a Leicester design community generated brand.

Designing Sustainable Futures

General public

In the COVID-19 scenario, we need to develop new approaches to creativity and innovation. Can a slow approach provides one avenue for re-emerging from the pandemic? An international panel debate aimed at makers, craft people and the general public with Dr Marta Gasparin, Associate Professor in Innovation and Design Management at the University of Leicester, Dr Martin Quinn, and Claire Driscoll.

An LCB TV presentation.

Starting your own fashion business

Via Zoom 10am-11am B2B, Student, General Public

Q&A with Posie Lingerie and Annatello. Posie is the founder and creative director of her brand, Posie, which she founded in 2019 to fuse both passions of fashion and sustainability. She created a luxury lingerie brand that aims to be as ethical and sustainable as possible. Anisha runs Annatello, creating unique custom garments.

Creative Coffee Digital : Leicester Design Edition

B2B, Student, General Public

A Design Season special - quick fire presentations from Leicester creatives, each talking about how 'design' functions in their individual processes, work or business. Plus breakout creative networking. Guest speakers include
Oz Durose, Freelance Animator : 'Storytelling through Poses'
Kate Unwin, Freelance Set and Costume Designer : 'Nature and folklore inspired design'
Michael Tedstone, Composer

Via Zoom 10am-12pm.

DICE - Diversity in the Creative Enterprise

LCB TV B2B, Student

Dan Barber, founder of Standout Design, leads a conversation which will promote and seek ideas and contributions for DICE - Diversity in the Creative Enterprise - the not for profit also founded by Dan to promote careers in the creative industries for people from black and minority backgrounds.

An LCB TV presentation.

Business Profile : Haley Sharpe Design

B2B, Student, General Public

The Haley Sharpe Design team behind the Grand Egyptian Museum project talk about the processes and lessons learned from the largest cultural interiors project on the planet.

An LCB TV presentation.

Effect Digital : Reimagining a physical event online

LCB TV B2B, Student, General Public

Award-winning digital agency Effect Digital profile how they helped British Triathlon reimagine a real world event for a digital audience.

An LCB TV presentation.