ABSPD Module 4 – Graham & Brown Live Brief!

We are bursting with excitement about some of the incredible ***LIVE BRIEF'S*** that we have in store for you! Set by a hand-picked selection of ***TRULY AMAZING COMPANIES*** in Module 4 of 'The Art and Business of Surface Pattern Design (the e-course)'! Module 4 is an advanced seven week course in which you will learn everything you need to know about building your professional portfolio. The course is crammed with masterclass video tutorials, regular live briefs from real companies, templates, tons of brilliant inspiration, invaluable content, a weekly Q&A with Rachael, & individual work reviews from either Rachael or another flourishing designer! PLUS you will get six months’ FREE access to the MOYO Directory, where you can create a bespoke profile, upload unlimited portfolios and attract potential clients. This is a rare opportunity to build your commercial portfolio in a structured way, with the support & guidance to boost your confidence & make you raring to go!

We are ecstatic to announce that innovative wallpaper design company Graham & Brown will be producing a Live Brief on Module 4! Graham & Brown was founded by two dear friends, Harold Graham and Henry Brown in 1946 who started a wallpaper revolution for a public desperate to brighten their homes after years of war. As a company they put much stock in a personal approach to business & having a solid respect for their employees & customers. This in turn lead to brilliant innovation, creativity & a modern management approach. The 1980's saw Graham & Brown launch their now famous 'Superfresco' brand, an easy to hang & take down wallpaper which went on to become the best selling wallpaper brand in the world, available in over 50 countries! The 1990s brought further innovations and by 1992 Graham & Brown produced the world’s first ‘batchless’ wallcoverings & new associations were forged with designer Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen. He was quickly joined by Julien Macdonald, Amy Butler, hemingwaydesign, Marcel Wanders & most recently Kelly Hoppen. Innovation of thought & action has seen the company drive the industry from the doldrums into growth. This is an amazing opportunity to gain REAL design experience from an amazing brief along with the chance to present your work to an exciting, well-established company.

Many of our graduates are now big players within the design industry & we're proud to say we have really nurtured some amazing talent! You can see more success stories from current students & Alumni in this Facebook album or read some of our lovely testimonials. We are so pleased that the course & our Alumni have received outstanding industry recognition, as we have been going from strength to strength since our intial launch at the end of 2011. You can register here for March 2014, when Module 4 begins!

So far we have lined up wonderful textile company Dashwood Studio (see the announcement post here), fantastic modern homewares company DENY Designs, brilliant UK based, greetings publisher Card Crazy, the UK's number one cardmaking publication Cardmaking & Papercraft Magazine & classic stationery company Crane & Co! Keep up to date with our Live Brief reveals in our Module 4 announcement Facebook album!


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