Open work(shop)

Once a year I hold a design workshop in Warsaw. Please join the workshop mailing list to stay in the loop: workshops@helen.pl

PS Since 2010 I have been a guest lecturer at Jagielloński Kurs Typografii which I highly recommend.

Past editions

Workshop topics are usually determined by my research, study, and challenges.

2020

Humane User Experience 3 hour Crashcourse

2019

Communication for product owners and product makers
2018
How to simultaneously think and design
2017
Information Design: the noble art of subjectivity
April – July 2016
Designer as a planner with an aesthetic sense
2015
Corporate Design: form, function, process
2014
Typography of Branding

Tailored workshops

A tailor-made program focused on the specific challenges and priorities of your organization. The areas covered in this course usually include design and designing thinking, group work and communication, and working with conflict.

These workshops (see below) may be incorporated into a brand and user experience design project. Please let me know if you are interested at helen@helen.pl

Workshops scope

Design & UX:

  • symbols, workdmarks and marks
  • information design
  • intuitive design
  • user experience, research analysis and design
  • senses in experience design

Branding & Identity:

  • meaning & authenticity
  • brand building, brand identity and big idea
  • customer experience design
  • brand positioning & brand architecture
  • naming
  • brand typography

Group Creativity & Processes:

  • communication
  • design thinking
  • group dynamics
  • conflict and creativity

Books for designers:

Christopher Alexander: Pattern Language
Robert Bringhurst: The Elements of Typographic Style
Karen Cheng: Designing Type
Alan Fletcher: The Art of Looking Sideways
Kenya Hara: Designing Design
Werner Herzog: A Guide for the Perplexed: Conversations with Paul Cronin
George Lakoff, Mark Johnsen: Metaphors we live by
Twyla Tharp: The Creative Habit
Edward R. Tufte: Envisioning Information
Alina Wheeler: Designing Brand Identity

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