Creative Week UK

This week is Creative Week UK  – a five-day celebration of – you guessed it –  creativity on our fair shores.

Creative Week UK logo
Creative Week UK logo

Entirely conducted online, the Adobe-hosted programme consists of debates, creative challenges, demonstrations and case studies – all broadcast live through the Creative Week website and presented by technology broadcaster and journalist David McClelland.

Tuesday’s Design & Publishing day looks at the explosion in digital publishing since the increasing popularity of tablet and mobile devices. The sessions will look at the potential for future opportunities in the area and the threats it brings to the publishing industry.

Sessions include a live debate with creative director at magCulture Jeremy Leslie; a show and tell from illustrator Pete Fowler and a how-to session on creating pattern designs from Tony Harmer.

Pete Fowler's work for Marmite
Pete Fowler’s work for Marmite

Studio Output directors Dan Moore, Rob Coke and Ian Hambleton will also be hosting a show and tell session.

Wednesdays’ session focuses on Film & Video, while Thursday looks at Web & Mobile, featuring a live debate with Mark Boulton Design interaction designer Alex Morris, a show and tell from student web designer Joe Benton and a how-to session on how to create for multiple devices and show and tell session from Matt Wicks, managing director of The Virtual Forge. Sessions today will look at how innovations in web and mobile are disrupting the industry and creating demand for new skills and multi-specialist workers.

Glyn Dewis
Glyn Dewis

Friday’s Photography & Imaging sessions feature Photoshop demonstrations and show-and tells from Photographer and Photoshop World instructor Glyn Dewis and Julieanna Kost, and a show and tell session on producing Victorian-era Cyanotype prints from Fine art and commercial photographer Allan Jenkins.

Creative Week UK runs until 13 July. For more information visit and the Twitter conversation #CreativeWeekUK


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