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
  • Working Perspectives: Bridey-Rae Lipscombe

    We caught up with Member Agency Cult LDN's Co-Founder, Bridey, to get her insight into how Snapchat is evolving.

    Posted on Oct 26th 2016
  • Victoria Gate shopping centre opens in Leeds

    Victoria Gate is a newly opened shopping destination from Company Member Hammerson.

    Posted on Oct 25th 2016
  • Paint the town

    Member Alice Bowsher has created an illustrated mural for independent souvenir shop, We Built This City, offering her own take on some of London's most famous residents.

    Posted on Oct 25th 2016
  • Working Perspectives: Paul Willoughby

    Catching up with more of our Members, we spoke to Paul, Creative Director at Human After All, about what he's learnt from being on both sides of the commissioning process.

    Posted on Oct 21st 2016
  • Challenging stereotypes of sportswomen

    Member Getty Images is offering an internship within its global team of sports photographers, in an effort to address gender stereotypes in images of athletes.

    Posted on Oct 21st 2016
  • A visual feast

    A wholesome new book of vegan recipes, Vegan Goodness, has been designed by Member Agency Studio Noel.

    Posted on Oct 21st 2016
  • Illustration on the menu

    Branding agency Ragged Edge has created a new look for restaurant chain, Giraffe, commissioning menu illustrations from Member Sara Gelfgren.

    Posted on Oct 18th 2016
  • Work With: Jason Larkin

    Member Jason spoke to us about using photography as a tool for reportage, explaining how his personal projects inform commissioned work.

    Posted on Oct 14th 2016
  • Work With: Daniel Clarke

    We spoke to Member Daniel about illustrating on unconventional canvases and taking inspiration from architecture.

    Posted on Oct 11th 2016
  • An atmospheric ident for Curzon

    Playing with light and darkness, Member Agency The Plant has created an ident for the cinema chain in light of its recent rebrand.

    Posted on Oct 5th 2016
  • New Reading for Loan to Members

    Freshly added stimulation in our Lending Library includes magical Chilean fiction, and a study of visual language from the golden age of American fraternity.

    Posted on Oct 5th 2016
  • Wake Up!

    A new app from Upping Your Elvis is designed to help us stay switched on, allowing users to capture and share everyday moments that make us feel alive.

    Posted on Sep 29th 2016
  • Work With: Ana Jaks

    We caught up with Member Ana about her abstract style, and how an early break helped her win commissions for her brilliantly bright illustrations.

    Posted on Sep 27th 2016
  • New to the Library: Scandinavia Dreaming

    Our most recent addition to the Lending Library comes from Member Angel Trinidad, exploring Nordic interior and architectural design.

    Posted on Sep 26th 2016
  • Work With: Lauren Rolwing

    Member Lauren spoke to us about the techniques she's developed to create her stylish illustrations, and gives an insight into a selection of her most recent projects.

    Posted on Sep 20th 2016
  • Playing for change

    Member Philip Haynes has worked with the organisers behind unique football tournament, the Liberté Cup, to help change attitudes to refugees.

    Posted on Sep 20th 2016