What's new across our network

Alan Rusbridger's Reading List

We were joined in the library by the former Guardian editor-in-chief, sharing the reading to have sharpened his thinking.

Job openings at YCN

We're currently recruiting for a Studio Coordinator, Programme Manager, Coach Facilitator and an Editorial & Research intern too.

More of what's new
  • Alice Rawsthorn on Design as an Attitude

    Alice Rawsthorn was in our new events space telling us all about her latest book, Design as an Attitude, and what her 'attitudinal' approach to design means for designers working in the world today.

    Posted on Jan 30th 2019
  • New to the library: smart thinking and simple advice for building a bigger, better business

    Free ideas, real case studies and simple advice from "the 'Delia' of business", creative head and financial director Erica Wolfe-Murray.

    Posted on Jan 30th 2019
  • Design For Breakfast: Patternity

    In our first design-led breakfast conversation of 2019, we gathered in Dishoom's delightful conservatory to hear from Patternity co-founder, Anna Murray.

    Posted on Jan 23rd 2019
  • Breakfast Briefing: Photography Today

    On 16th January we gathered a panel of industry experts to discuss trends, projects and opportunities at play in the world of photography today.

    Posted on Jan 16th 2019
  • New to the library: lessons in negotiation from a former FBI agent

    Chris Voss has carved a career in high-stakes negotiations, and in Never Split The Difference he shares the nine key principles that gave him the upper hand when it mattered most.

    Posted on Jan 4th 2019
  • Coach and facilitate with YCN in 2019

    We'd love your help in delivering our ever-growing learning programme throughout next year.

    Posted on Dec 15th 2018
  • A year in books

    The shelves of the Library have taken a lot more weight this year, with plentiful and varied reads added — and many of the writers behind what's new visiting to share their work in person.

    Posted on Dec 12th 2018
  • Making sense of information and infographics with Laura Knight

    Designer and consultant Laura Knight tells us all we needed to know to navigate the tricky (but wonderful) world of infographic storytelling.

    Posted on Dec 10th 2018
  • Project Learnings: reinventing Shakespeare's Globe

    On Thursday night we were joined by the client and agency teams behind the award-winning rebrand of Shakespeare’s Globe.

    Posted on Nov 30th 2018
  • New to the YCN Library

    Whether it's changing your habits, your point of view or the materials you work with, change full stop is the theme bringing together our newest batch of books—all published this year—available to our members in the library.

    Posted on Nov 27th 2018
  • Job openings at YCN

    We're currently recruiting for a number of positions; including a Programme Manager, Programme Coordinator, Coach Facilitator and an Editorial & Research intern too.

    Posted on Nov 22nd 2018
  • Mastering the art of gravitas

    Catherine Allison was in the library to tell us everything there is to know about what it means to have gravitas—here's what we learned.

    Posted on Nov 21st 2018
  • Writing stories today with Anna Kiernan

    Senior Lecturer at Falmouth University, Anna Kiernan, gives her top five tips for writing great stories in the fast-changing digital landscape.

    Posted on Nov 21st 2018
  • New to the YCN Library

    Come and tackle the tricky questions around data, knowledge and interpretation in our latest crop of books new to the library this month.

    Posted on Nov 19th 2018
  • Cultivating resilience with Dr. Brennan Jacoby

    Ahead of our next Leading Now roundtable, we asked philosopher and trainer Dr. Brennan Jacoby for his top tips on cultivating resilience at work.

    Posted on Nov 19th 2018
  • Building gravitas with Catherine Allison

    Can anyone have gravitas? Catherine Allison says yes in her upcoming talk at the library.

    Posted on Nov 12th 2018

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