For our Members and friends
Developments and happenings from the world of YCN


We’re delighted to announce a new partnership with Zx Ventures — a group backed by AB InBev to examine the future of eCommerce.


Reshaping Retail

In collaboration with Company Member Hammerson, we explored the implications of emerging technologies for retailers online and in store.

More of what's new
  • Matt Gypps on designing for digital delight

    A longstanding member of the digital product studio ustwo team, Matt's setting out to educate people on the how and why of digital design excellence.

    Posted on Mar 23rd 2017
  • A to Zakka

    A new book illustrated by Charlotte Trounce documents elegant everyday objects, bringing to life Japanese design trend, zakka.

    Posted on Mar 21st 2017
  • Italian interiors

    As Heal’s launches a retrospective of Italian influence on British design, Member Lucie Sheridan has illustrated a timeline charting the country's design history.

    Posted on Mar 20th 2017
  • Boords is here

    Animade has launched a new online tool, designed to make storyboarding simpler and help teams collaborate.

    Posted on Mar 16th 2017
  • Architectural artifacts

    Member design agency EACH has created the identity for a new exhibition at the Royal Institute of British Architects.

    Posted on Mar 15th 2017
  • Jonathan Chippindale Talks Shop

    The Holition's co-founder shares his expertise in a series of films exploring how emerging technologies are impacting retail.

    Posted on Mar 15th 2017
  • On the money

    After Philip Hammond delivered his first full budget last week, The Guardian commissioned Leillo to illustrate an explanation of how we'll each be affected.

    Posted on Mar 14th 2017
  • Making cheese

    Member Alastair Philip Wiper has been commissioned by Wired UK to capture the cheese-making process at the biggest dairy producer in Scandinavia, Arla Foods.

    Posted on Mar 10th 2017
  • Working Perspectives: Six:Thirty

    The co-founders of digital design agency Six:Thirty share findings from a recent research project examining our ambivalent relationship with technology.

    Posted on Mar 10th 2017
  • Films to Wake Up! to

    We've shot a series of films with master of transformation Chris Baréz-Brown, to help snap us out of autopilot — the first of which you can now watch.

    Posted on Mar 8th 2017
  • Come together

    The Plant has created the brand identity for Umeus, a new student property company solving the student housing struggle in Copenhagen.

    Posted on Mar 7th 2017
  • Opulent content

    Ahead of Milan Fashion Week, Cult LDN has created a social content series for Bally, shot in historic library, Biblioteca Nazionale Braidense.

    Posted on Mar 6th 2017
  • Food for thought

    Creative design boutique Jones & Bone has helped boost the brand of Ali Alt, an inspirational food vlogger and Instagram influencer.

    Posted on Mar 1st 2017
  • Burgers and brushstrokes

    Members Alice Bowsher and Alec Doherty have been commissioned to help redesign the website of popular burger joint, Byron.

    Posted on Feb 28th 2017
  • Print publications

    Member Build is helping to showcase Generation Press' in-house printing process, designing a stylish eight-issue publication series.

    Posted on Feb 23rd 2017
  • Sweet scenes

    Member Owen Davey has illustrated seven flavour-filled worlds for a new brand of snackable marshmallows, SmashMallow.

    Posted on Feb 21st 2017