Conference: Design City Reframed - Design Manchester 2017


Now in its fifth year, this day long conference of ideas and inspiration features internationally celebrated and influential speakers showing an insight into their creative work spanning brand, architecture, film, typography and service design.

Ellen Van Loon (OMA)
Sean Perkins (North)
Naresh Ramchandani (Pentagram)
Alex McDowell
Emily Forgot 
Patrick Burgoyne (Creative Review)
Local Heroes
Tash Wilcocks (Hyper Island)
Lawrence Kitson (Co-op Digital)
+ More to be announced.

The day serves to educate and inspire and is kindly subsidised by our sponsors to make ticketing more affordable with limited Early Bird available now 

This year DM have partnered with the Principal Hotel & Refuge to host a full afternoon and evening of creativity, with our supporters G . F Smith hosting a showcase of print and others joining them in the foyer to be announced.

In the evening we host an official afterparty at the Refuge for attendees to network, socialise and soak up some Mancunian spirit.

 




Things we'd like to talk about

  • Should marketers be wary of AI?

    There are plenty of reasons to be excited about the possibilities of artificial intelligence ...

    28/09/2017
    28/09/2017

    There are plenty of reasons to be excited about the possibilities of artificial intelligence (AI) and the way things are shaping up means that it’s going to play a big part within the world of marketing in the very near ...

  • Our look at iconic food & drink packaging designs everyone should know

    It probably goes with saying that every person, no matter how old you might be, there’s certain ...

    21/09/2017
    21/09/2017

    It probably goes with saying that every person, no matter how old you might be, there’s certain iconic food and drink packaging designs that spark feelings of nostalgia somewhere deep inside of you.

  • A look at the pitfalls of political Facebook

    Facebook has become a massive part of politics in the modern era and it has been widely recognised ...

    14/09/2017
    14/09/2017

    Facebook has become a massive part of politics in the modern era and it has been widely recognised as one of the key influencers in the outcome of the 2016 US presidential election, the Brexit vote and the recent British ...

  • Are too many messages turning off consumers?

    In a survey it was revealed that nearly two-thirds of adults in the UK say they receive too ...

    08/09/2017
    08/09/2017

    In a survey it was revealed that nearly two-thirds of adults in the UK say they receive too many digital marketing promotions. Consumers revealed that they wouldn’t think twice about unsubscribing from a brand’s promotions ...

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Things we tweet about

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  • orchard_laura - 5 days ago

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  • orchard_mike - 5 days ago

    White city @KFC_UKI what a complete disaster! 40 mins to get our food. A restaurant full of staff with one person making up meals. #fail

  • orchard_lucy - 5 days ago

    RT @orchard_mike: Next up at #designmcr is the BBC’s Head of UC @mewroh great line up today

  • orchard_tommy - 5 days ago

    Looking forward to @designmcr conference later today!! Awesome venue and awesome speakers! 👌🏼#designmcr

  • orchard_davido - 5 days ago

    @designmcr looking forward to the show! #designmcr

  • orchard_andy - 13 days ago

    RT @Orchardjobs: Digital Marketing Manager in #Leeds, up to £65k. - @Orchard_Andy #marketingjobs https://t.co/xadeHCG2mE

  • orchard_deke - 69 days ago

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