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Championing, connecting and inspiring the West Midlands creative community

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Upcoming events

Fancy hanging out? Here‘s a selection of upcoming events you might be interested in.

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Talking Making: Resting Reef

hosted by STEAMhouse/Eastside Projects

Wed 17 Apr 2024

From 6.30pm

STEAMhouse, B4 7RQ

Reframe: Directors' Cut

hosted by STEAMhouse

Wed 17 Apr 2024

From 5.30pm

STEAMhouse, B4 7RQ

Drink & Draw - With Flic

hosted by Drink & Draw Flic

Thu 18 Apr 2024

From 7pm

Attic Brew Co, Strichley, B30 2DA

Collagraph Printmaking with Tetra Pak

hosted by The Stourbridge Glass Museum

Sun 21 Apr 2024

From 1pm

Stourbridge Glass Museum, DY8 4FB

Jobs closing soon

Looking for work? Last chance to apply for these great roles.

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Senior Designer

at Kingel

Salary: 35k – 45K

Location: Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham

Deadline: 01 Jul 2024

Say hello to Birmingham Design Shop

A new home for design books, stationery and BD/BDF merch.
Shop online or come and visit us in Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter.

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The Creative City

Watch the new film showcasing some of the amazing talent in and around Birmingham as part of our BDF2021 exhibition.


Find a Freelancer

A directory of freelancers working in or around design, based in Birmingham and the West Midlands. Find your next designer, illustrator, photographer and more.

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Support for the community

Things are tough at the moment. Let us help you navigate these uncertain times.

Join the Birmingham Design Slack community

Come and join our community. Sign up is dead quick and you’ll be chatting in no time with your local peers, swapping tips and comparing woes.

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BFF Scheme

Helping connect graduates with industry mentors. Register as a graduate or an employer and begin mentoring today.

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Submit a job vacancy

Reach our audience of West Mids based designers with your job ad and help support the Birmingham Design community.

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Register as a freelancer

We’re building a database of freelancers to help local businesses find local talent.

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Introducing Birmingham Design

A new resource from the folks who bring you Birmingham Design Festival. We’re here to help connect the design community.

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