Why Design Matters – Talks from Michael Johnson, Rejane Dal Bello & Tina Touli

By 19th September 2019Blog

Join us on the 28th of September for an afternoon of talks with three of the UK’s most well-respected designers.

When the SomeBrightSpark designers discussed who would be in their dream line-up to come over the SBS studio to give a talk, three names came top of everyones list. Michael Johnson, Rejane Dal Bello and Tina Touli.
Luckily for us, and you, they all said yes to make the trip up to Leicester.

This talk is open for all to attend, as part of Design Season 2.

Tickets are FREE, all you need to do is sign-up using this link:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/why-design-matters-tickets-72911202369

Michael Johnson

Michael founded the influencial design studio johnson banks back in 1992, after learning his trade in brand consultancy, design and art direction across the globe in Tokyo, Sydney, Melbourne and London.He has judged design competitions from San Francisco to Beijing, and has been a D&AD judge eight times, four times as jury president.He was a member of the D&AD Committee for four years before serving as its President in 2003, one of the youngest ever. D&AD named him as the seventh most awarded designer in its history during their fifty-year celebrations in 2012, and in 2017 he won the prestigious D&AD presidents award for his service to the creative industries.The Independent Newspaper selected him as one of the 10 most notable British Designers and The Guardian Newspaper named him as one of the UK’s top 50 designers.

Rejane Dal Bello

London-based designer Rejane Dal Bello creates bold, typographic identity systems that aim to communicate complex ideas in their simplest form.Originally from Brazil, she began her career working for renowned branding & design agencies over the world, Studio Dumbar (NL) and Wolff Olins (UK), before setting up her own practice ‘Studio Rejane Dal Bello’.Rejane is regularly featured in international publications as well as giving workshops and lectures around the world, she is also creative editor of UPO magazine (FR).

Tina Touli

Tina Touli is a creative director and graphic communication designer living and working in South East London. She has worked in different studios, such as Pearlfisher, Blast Design and Nalla Design. She currently runs Tina Touli Design, her own multidisciplinary studio, and teaches at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London.Tina works in a great variety of design fields including branding, typography, editorial design, web design, animation, etc.She was selected by Print Magazine as one of the 15 best and brightest young designers in the world, aged under 30.She has spoken at conferences all over the world, including; the Adobe Live Stream at OFFF Festival in Barcelona, the Adobe Creative Meet Up in London, the “Be our guest” in China and the Design Toolkit in Greece.

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