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Neon Monday #207 — This week's Design & Creativity events.

Your weekly email of upcoming design and creativity meet-ups, conferences, workshops, and exhibitions around the world! Find all upcoming events on neonmoire.com

Welcome to Issue 207.

Today we share creative gems happening around the world, highlight upcoming community events in May and an open call by Demo!


This Week

Tuesday, 26 April 2022 at Oval Space, London / £12.71 – £15.14

Nicer Tuesdays is a monthly talks event, bringing together speakers from across the creative world. This month with Made Thought, Aidan Zamiri, Dada Projects and Olivia Twist

On April 28th for the first time in The Hmm's history, they organize a decentralized event that takes place simultaneously at four locations in four provinces in the Netherlands. In Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht, and Eindhoven, and of course, you can also follow the event online.

The idea for this hybrid format emerged during The Hmm's conversation with live-ness researcher Esther Hammelburg, who questions the importance of being together in one place in order to create a sense of togetherness. On Thursday The Hmm will investigate whether that is really the case.

  •  Waag, Nieuwmarkt 4, Amsterdam

  • Het Nieuwe Instituut, Museumpark 25, Rotterdam

  •  MU, Torenallee 40-06, Eindhoven

  •  IMPAKT, @Theater Berenkuil, Biltstraat 166, Utrecht

During this very special event The Hmm will also launching their new Hmm scent, Hmmosphere

28 Apr at 11:00 GMT / £3.83 – £5.44 / Online

Rightaligned in conversation series is a collection of events that go behind–the–scenes with a wide–range of creative people including graduates, juniors, freelancers, and founders. This week with Accept & Proceed

28 Apr at 6:30 CEST / Free / Online

Rubén Octavio Sepúlveda Chapa directs Dear Architects, an architecture office based in the northeastern city of Monterrey in Mexico. The main discursive interest of the office lies in identifying the characteristics of the site, potentiating them for development and human experience and generating value through architectural work, creating physical and psychological comfort through place and time.

Thu 28 Apr 2022 at 19:00 GMT at St Bride Foundation, London / £0 - £19

Typocircle present DutchScot — a design & branding consultancy, colliders of ideas and invention.

Thu, Apr 28, 2022, 9PM CEST

This themed online tour will explore influences of the “Arts and Crafts” and “Art Nouveau” movements on typography.

Events you should be checking out this May!

For May’s Diary, we’ve got some fun, community, wonderful and future-looking events.

2-3 May, Dusseldorf & Live Stream

11th edition off beyond tellerrand // DÜSSELDORF 2022. beyond tellerrand takes place 2-3 May 2022 in Düsseldorf. It is an event for web and design enthusiasts.

3-26 May, Online

Community festival celebrating the creative process. Connect, collaborate and create at our hands-on talks, workshops, and community initiatives throughout May. Tickets are £59 and include a 1-year membership to the Design Calendar Community ☺︎

5-6 May, Melbourne

NODE brings the best in Australian Motion Graphics and Animation together to share their work, industry insights and creative inspiration with peers and wannabes!

5-7 May, Barcelona

21th edition of OFFF Barcelona, a 3-day design conference with a program full of inspiring lectures from industry insiders, workshops with incredible artists, networking sessions and so much more. It’s the key meeting point for all talents around the world to unite and collaborate.

10 May, Breda

Made You Look is thé muralism conference with wall talk beyond street art. During this event, international muralists share anecdotes and give insight into their working methods.

10-11 May, Online

24 hours of design-packed goodness. We believe that Config should be available to everyone, anywhere. That’s why this year, it’s 24 hours long. Don’t let the lengthy agenda trick you into guzzling energy drinks, though—it just means that there are more talks to tune in to—no matter where you are in the world.

13-15 May, Nantes

The Motion Motion festival let's you discover motion design in all its diversity: 3D, 2D, stop motion, etc... in various graphic universes, through a program of exhibitions, workshops, concerts, mini-conferences and meetings. The festival was born from the initiative of the French motion designers association.

14-15 May, Berlin

The Art Department focuses on concept art and design for film, animation and games. The Art Department dives into the process of creating and put a spotlight on the artists that are responsible of designing worlds, characters and stories of some of the biggest productions.

14-22 May, Munich

The Munich Creative Business Week (MCBW) is the largest design event in Germany. With the theme ‘Moving Horizons’, this year’s edition of MCBW will show close to 100 analog, hybrid, and digital exhibitions, conferences, streams, workshops, and webinars that address fans and experts in the field of design.

Design in Motion Festival is October 6th on show on almost all screens in the public space in the Netherlands. DEMO is curious to all motion design out there – from abstract to typographic. Everything and everyone is welcome. Join their Open Call.

Key dates:

  • End of Open Call: 30 June 2022

  • Announcement of participating designers: By end of August

  • Showtime: 6 October 2022

Arthur Reinders Folmer from Typearture teaches you in 11 lessons how to create a working variable color font and implement it in a website.

Price bumps up this Sunday, May 1st. Don't miss out on the introductory offer.

See you next week.

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