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Bolster Your Brand : Graphic Design Lab with Annelous

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If you design your own promotional materials, this workshop is for you. All of us work in fields that are hugely competitive, so the way you promote your business incredibly important.

This workshop is all about confidence: you'll be able to better design your own promotional materials with more ease – in less time!

No more spending hours on Canva and ending up with something you feel still doesn't look professional enough! In a very short time, Annelous will give you an overview of tricks that will make it easier for you and your clients to understand the core of your message.

About Annelous Thornes-Heywood:

Annelous is a freelance graphic designer and illustrator, and works part-time at an award-winning strategic design studio. She studied at the Ecole de Communication Visuelle in sunny Southern France and has worked with clients from cultural and corporate for four years. She has won the New York Type Director's Club price of Typographic Excellence while working with Studio Mut in Italy. She believes in making the design process as open and accessible as possible, in finding solutions through creating a playful environment for yourself and in always placing content above form.

During the workshop, you'll learn about:

DESIGN BREAKDOWN
How do I even start designing?
Checkpoints within the design process.

WESTERN PATTERN RECOGNITION
Content is king, but how do you highlight it?
How can we anticipate certain design choices?
What is storytelling in design and how do you use it?

LAYOUT MADE EASY
What programs can you use?
What do you need to know to make great layouts?
Tips and tricks to save your time and nerves! :)

TYPOGRAPHY
So much type out there!
But which do you chose?
We'll look at psychological effects of typography, and how to use which typeface.

You'll receive: A handy card with the most important points you should think about when making your own designs, and hopefully a sense of fun & excitement about making your own promo materials in the future :)

Time: 18:30 for a 19:00 start
Tickets are €25 + VAT available on Eventbrite

Earlier Event: May 27
Monday Midday Meditation