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

The Learning Issue

Exploring how learning intersects with work and play today, the latest issue of the YCN Members' Magazine is here.


Sensory Science

We heard an experimental psychologist and a sonic branding expert discuss how brands sound.

More of what's new
  • Reinvigorating The RA

    S-T has reinvigorated the seminal Royal Academy of Arts’ Magazine, ahead of the institution's 250th anniversary.

    Posted on Sep 22nd 2017
  • A Swashbuckling Story

    Member Harry Bloom has illustrated a children’s book about the history of pirates for Wide Eyed Editions.

    Posted on Sep 20th 2017
  • A Creative Chronicle

    Theatre Bristol recently reached out to illustrator Dave Bain to visualise their annual report.

    Posted on Sep 19th 2017
  • Book Of Bones

    Sam Brewster has illustrated an activity book about the skeletal structures of ten record-breaking animals.

    Posted on Sep 19th 2017
  • Playhouse Pep

    Ana Jaks has illustrated new material for the French theatre Le Trident Scène Nationale Cherbourg-en-Cotentin.

    Posted on Sep 18th 2017
  • Neutral Childrenswear

    Charlie Smith Design has created the new identity for John Lewis’s own brand of childrenswear, using a gender neutral colour palette

    Posted on Sep 18th 2017
  • Golden Gala

    In the stylish surrounds of London's Barbican Centre, we welcomed tutors, students, sponsors and guests to celebrate those commended in this years' Student Awards.

    Posted on Sep 12th 2017
  • Lush-ious Loops

    Member Yukai Du has created an animated loop for LUSH's Creative Showcase 2017.

    Posted on Sep 12th 2017
  • Going the Distance

    Member Ed J Brown has illustrated a fun feature in easyJet's Inflight Magazine, which matches the right hotel to your relationship status.

    Posted on Sep 12th 2017
  • Your reading recommendations, now being added to the Library

    We recently asked members and friends which books we should add to the library for summer. As summer becomes autumn, and our back to school mindsets kick in — these are now yours to borrow.

    Posted on Sep 6th 2017
  • Partnering For Peace

    Photographer Greg Funnell has worked on a poignant new project in Africa with travel brand Away and the NGO Peace Direct.

    Posted on Sep 4th 2017
  • Howard Sullivan, Co-founder and Creative Director at YourStudio on connected customers and new retail experiences

    In advance of leading a member workshop on intuitive in-store technology, Howard shares learnings on current retail opportunities.

    Posted on Sep 4th 2017
  • Treats You Can Trust

    We Launch has created the brand identity for Huxley Hound, a new company producing organic, vegetable-based snacks for dogs.

    Posted on Sep 1st 2017
  • An Estate of Mind

    Newington estate has enlisted Lantern to overhaul its visual identity, helping involve the community with regeneration.

    Posted on Aug 31st 2017
  • Looking at Vanity

    GQ Magazine commissioned illustrations from Member Dan Woodger for a feature exploring male vanity.

    Posted on Aug 30th 2017
  • Bottoms Up

    Three Australian alcoholic drink brands are among Co Partnership's recent clients, with new identities crafted for each.

    Posted on Aug 30th 2017