Creative Calderdale Presents Tony Brook
President of AGI (Alliance Graphique Internationale) and Internationally acclaimed Creative Director
The future for designers in the digital age
Tues 26th June 2012, 6 – 9pm
The Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Hopwood Lane, Halifax, HX1 5ER
Creative Calderdale is delighted to announce that our headline speaker in June will be Halifax-born and internationally acclaimed designer and creative director, Tony Brook.
As the UK President of AGI (Alliance Graphique Internationale) and founding partner of one of London’s top creative studio’s, ‘Spin’; Tony is more than well placed to share with us his thoughts on what the future holds for designers in the digital age.
With an impressive line-up of clients that include, Channel 4, Nike, Levi’s and the Design Museum, Tony has won national and international awards in identity design, print, television and cinema graphics, web design, poster design and typography. He set up his acclaimed creative studio ‘Spin’ in 1992 and joined forces with Adrian Shaughnessy in 2009 to establish ‘Unit Editions’, a publishing company specialising in visual culture.
An expert in design, Tony also lectures nationally and internationally, is the external examiner for the MA Brand Identity course at the London College of Communications, and has recently curated ‘Wim Crouwel : A graphic odyssey’ – a major retrospective of the Dutch master’s work currently on show at the Design Museum in London.
An exciting, charismatic and insightful speaker, this event will be essential for anyone wanting to ensure that they are one step ahead in a digital future.
The event is free to creative, digital, and cultural industry professionals.
18:00-19:00 Hot food and registration
19:00-19:30 Welcome and opening pitches
19:30- 20:30 Tony Brook
20:30- Late Networking
To register to attend visit http://www.creativecalderdale.co.uk/.