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Faculty Design School - Business for Designers and Makers

  • Blick Studios 46 Hill Street Belfast, BT1 United Kingdom (map)

The Faculty is a partnership with Seedhead Arts and Infinite Jest. It's a loose umbrella of events and courses for people who want to expand their horizons and learn new skills. For Belfast design week we have put together a special weekend of design related workshops including this day long workshop on 'Business for Designers and Makers' with Larissa Watson.

Whether you are a nifty knitter, potty about pottery, or any kind of designer…? Or have even just dreamt about turning your creative side into more than just a hobby? Then this is the course for you. In this introductory course, Larissa Watson will guide designers and makers through the first steps towards starting a business with their passion. She will discuss what to consider when planning to turn that creative practice into a business, including product development, branding, marketing, routes to market and pricing.

Larissa Watson MA, FRSA is an award winning artist and designer who has worked in academia, fashion, textile and design fields for over twenty five years. She currently runs her couture label Goddess and Swift. Larissa has mentored and advised for NESTA and the Institute of Directors (IOD), Crafts Council of Ireland and is currently working with Creative Skillset UK on growth strategies for creative businesses.

Business for crafters and makers is on Friday 6th November between 10am – 5pm at Blick Studios 46 Hill St, Belfast, BT & tickets are £60.

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Earlier Event: November 5
Design I Science
Later Event: November 6
Designers Small Talk