For Your Calendar: November Live DesignCasts

Finish the year strong with these great DesignCasts that will help you learn everything from how to transition from print to web to how to sell big ideas to your boss and clients.

11/16 at 2:00 pm EST
Making Web Designers: Transitioning Designers from Print to Interactive
Good design has become a currency, and interactive designs have become a necessity. The task of finding someone who can do both, however, hovers near the impossible. Bluecadet is an interactive studio that’s known for its design prowess and, as founder Josh Goldblum will discuss in this DesignCast, it relies on its employees’ skills in designing for both print and interactive. Learn how Bluecadet transitions and leads its workforce from skilled print designers to interactive design gurus.

11/17 at 4:00 pm EST
Creative Bootcamp Part 3: Collaborative Design Practices
When working in collaboration with other designers (and non-designers), having a shared language for group brainstorming can be critical to project success. In the third part of this series, we’ll cover ways in which you can use brainstorming methods and timeboxing to maximize your team’s creative output.

11/29 at 4:00 pm EST
Selling Your Ideas to Bosses & Internal Clients
(EARLY BIRD SPECIAL $59.00 – Ends November 15th)
Are your ideas slapped down and shuffled around by managers and internal clients? If so, you’ve learned the hard way that it’s not enough to simply have great ideas and concepts—you and your team must also sell those ideas if you want them to see the light of day. Join creativity author and popular speaker Sam Harrison to learn road-tested, real-world tools for refining your presentation skills and upping your idea-selling ratios.

11/30 at 4:00 pm EST
Design on Display: How MoMA’s In-House Design Studio Juggles Projects from Abramovic to Warhol
(EARLY BIRD SPECIAL $59.00 – Ends November 16th)
In this very special Design Cast, Julia Hoffman will introduce you to her talented and highly collaborative team and take you behind the scenes to see the work they do. She will share the history of MoMA graphics, walk you through the conception and creation of an installation of exhibition graphics. (PRINT MASTER CLASS)