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October Launch

Set a live creative, marketing or business challenge as part of the coming programme launching this October.

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2017 Commendations

On 17th September we’ll showcase and congratulate all those Commended as part of the most recent programme.


Print, podcasts and the importance of paying it forward

Writer and podcaster Liv Siddall champions indie magazine publishing, speaks on the importance of fostering young talent and reflects on her career so far.

The upcoming YCN Student Awards: a work in progress

In anticipation of this year's YCN Student Awards, we check in on the progress of the bespoke wooden awards, created with designer and maker, Tom Forsyth.
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Navigating a male-dominated industry and learning on the job

Lana Simanenkov, Senior Creative at Animade, speaks on the gender imbalance in animation and the importance of stepping outside your comfort zone when starting out.
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The impact of mentors and lateral thinking

We caught up with renowned graphic designer, storyteller, and typographer, Stefan Sagmeister, to shine a light on his story and find out who, and what, has inspired him most throughout his career.
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Spotlight: Minyoung Choi

Painter and poet Minyoung Choi's dreamlike work is made up of eerie, often surreal landscapes and elusive figures and motifs that are characterised by childhood memories of Seoul, South Korea.

Spotlight: Sofia Mitsola

Greek painter and visual artist Sofia Mitsola's work marries strong colours and confident, minimalist brushwork in surreal and playful portraits and landscapes.

Spotlight: Carla Benzing

Hailing from Stuttgart, Carla Benzing is a London-based German artist and curator, with a fondness for exploring different cultures and ways of living.
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Spotlight: Francisco Rodríguez

Santiago-born, London-based artist Francisco Rodríguez is a recent alumnus of the Slade School whose portfolio of paintings and drawings has earned him a spot on Bloomberg's New Contemporaries 2018 list.