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The art of gravitas

Catherine Allison was in the library telling us everything we need to know about gravitas - read the event writeup online now.

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A year in books

Take a look back at some of the books that inspired us in 2018 – and what the authors had to say about them.

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  • Then, Now, Always

    To celebrate 30 years of fundraising, GOSH launches an 80s-themed t-shirt collection designed in collaboration with 12 leading creatives

    Posted on Mar 15th 2018
  • In Conversation: Pip & Nut and B&B Studio

    'Chief Squirrel' Pippa Murray joined B&B Studio's Shaun Bowen in the YCN Library, to share the story of their ongoing collaboration.

    Posted on Mar 8th 2018
  • Member stories: Ryan Tym from Lantern

    Ahead of April's Placemaking event at Hammerson, Lantern Director Ryan Tym looks to some of the agency's recent projects to give insight into the power of narrative.

    Posted on Feb 27th 2018
  • Creative in Focus

    To celebrate its 2018 book of visual trends, next month Getty Images will reimagine the report as an immersive light exhibition.

    Posted on Feb 23rd 2018
  • Collaboration: Start with a mark

    Following the launch of Start With A Mark, Hato’s Ken Kirton and D&AD’s Laura Kelly share thoughts on their collaboration and the lessons learned in the process.

    Posted on Feb 19th 2018
  • New to our Members' Lending Library

    A persuasive writing guide and an artistic intersection of poetry and science are among our latest library additions, which are yours to borrow.

    Posted on Jan 24th 2018
  • What you're reading

    From a Swedish comedy to a sci-fi classic, here's what everyone said they were reading at our recent Reading List event with Sharmadean Reid.

    Posted on Jan 11th 2018
  • Girls Who Grind

    Member Ben O’Brien has completed the label art for Girls Who Grind’s four new flavoursome coffee roasts.

    Posted on Jan 10th 2018
  • Swatch Off

    Member agency Nalla has collaborated with UX agency Digi Nut to produce a tongue-in-cheek online game.

    Posted on Dec 13th 2017
  • Sustainable solutions

    Member Scriberia has created a playful animation to showcase The Climate Finance Accelerator, and how it can help to deliver a greener future.

    Posted on Dec 4th 2017
  • Shooting Swords

    Member agency WeLaunch has photographed Olympic fencer James-Andrew Davis for Wilkinson Sword’s new collection.

    Posted on Nov 24th 2017
  • Play for Peace

    Member Studio XAG brings an abundance of glitter, gifts and graphics to The Body Shop’s windows to mark the leadup to Christmas.

    Posted on Nov 21st 2017
  • All Different, All Equal

    Member agency Lantern celebrates our differences in its branding for this year’s Anti-Bullying Week.

    Posted on Nov 21st 2017
  • Brand Reboot

    To humanise IT company Macnamara, member agency Nalla has aligned its vision with its brand identity.

    Posted on Nov 20th 2017
  • Our new creative leadership programme

    We're beginning a new twelve-week leadership development programme to collectively build key capabilities — and curating our first cohorts for January 2018.

    Posted on Nov 16th 2017
  • Learn With Hato

    Hato Press – the sister company of member agency Hato – is offering you a special discount on its curated learning programme.

    Posted on Nov 14th 2017

Joining our Learning Network

Imaginative organisations, large and small, use YCN to build capabilities throughout their teams in modern, motivating and memorable ways.

Our peer-led membership programme is a popular starting point; giving teams open and self-directed access to a weekly calendar of in-person learning, a digital learning platform and a personal relationship with our own connective central team.

Find out more about what we offer in this PDF, or by contacting Nick Defty on nd@ycn.org.