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Furniture & Product Design
Barcelona
9-12 Dec. 2019

Trying to create your own product but feel like something is missing? CreaCities Product and Furniture Design is developed by experts in design, creative direction, entrepreneurship and branding in Barcelona.

Join the 1 week International Program, and choose to add optional Online Sessions and Capsules for continued support after your trip.
(check the full program for online sessions details and costs)

Innovation is impossible in isolation.
Learn from the hands behind the brands.

Duration
4 days International Program
15 Participants
Price International Program: €1300 (excluding travel costs)

International Program details /10.00am -17.00pm daily/

Day 01

Barcelona

  • Get inspired by Barcelona
  • 3h. Workshop - Designing Complex Products — Led by Carmello Zapulla, "New Italian Blood" awarded Designer
  • 3h. Exclusive Tour Top Design Brands in Barcelona — Led by a Cultural Manager expert in Industrial Design

Day 02

Barcelona

  • Tell us about yourself 
  • 1h. Consultancy - Get your portfolilo reviewed! — Led by Program Directors
  • 3h. Workshop - Product & Furniture Design — Led by Mermelada Estudio, looking for the extraordinary in the ordinary
  • 2h. Consultancy - Boost your designs with a Creative Direction session — Led by Samer Yamani, the mind behind successful designs

Day 03

Barcelona

  • How to build your creative business
  • 3h. Consultancy - Build your brand — led by Rocio Martinavarro, expert in cross-cultural branding and communication for design studios
  • 1h. Tour & Talks - BD: How stablished brands headhunt new talents — Led by the General Director of BD Barcelona, Jordi Arnau
  • 2h. Tour & Talks - Barcelona Design Museum — led by a designer expert in Product Design

Day 04

Barcelona

  • How to collaborate with stablished brands
  • 3h. Workshop - Ready for Success? — led by Jorge Rodríguez, founder partner of DesignThinkers, a leading company on creative business
  • 2h. Tour & Talks - Kettal, a successful story
  • 1h. Talk & Celebration - Wrapup Session and Farewell Ceremony — led by Program Directors

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Meet your guides

Over 29 million people work in the creative industries globally. CreaCities puts you in the room with successful industry leaders, giving you the opportunity to learn, collaborate & connect.

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Dr. Carmelo Zappulla

Best designed resturante in the world
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Mermelada Estudio

Industrial Design Studio
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Rocio Martinavarro

Branding & Communication
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Samer Yamani

Creative Director & Cultural Manager
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How it works

By blending experiential learning with online mentoring and personalized services, CreaCities offers creatives the chance to fast-track their career. Our programs create a space in which everyone learns from each other, generating valuable insight and knowledge transfer, and promoting rewarding multidisciplinary developments

Get an edge

Programmes are geared towards emerging talent and professionals looking to expand their skills get a leading edge in their industry.

Step 01

Trip

Trip

Be inspired by skilled creative minds and guided through their cities.

Join us to meet your community.

Step 02

Online

Online

Continue the journey when you get home. Personalised online coaching. Stay connected and supported.

You’re not alone anymore!

Step 03

Capsules

Capsules

Keep up the momentum. On-demand, tailor-made Capsules. Achieve your goals faster.

capsules@creacities.net

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The CreaCities Journey

Inspirational experiences in creative hubs around the world

Portfolio reviews from technical, creative, financial & branding perspectives

Hone your skills with professional feedback and technical support

Learn how to communicate your brand & run your business successfully

Connect with innovators and gain insight into emerging trends

Build real relationships with industry leaders and collaborate with your peers

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Testimonials

Join a global network of successful creatives in the fields of architecture,
design, urban art, gastronomy and more.

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Jassim AlNasrallah - Arabic Calligrapher

“This program gave me the needed tools to merge between calligraphy and 3D pieces and products, I was always enchained by the 2D work of the calligraphy, moving forward was needed for me, CreaCities offered me this”
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Mona Al-Qanai

“Building these connections and memories will be with me for the rest of my life! The exposure, interactions, vast amount of knowledge and inspiration was amazing. I learnt where I stand as a creative and how I need to build myself in the business world”
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Nawar Al Kazemi - Square One Studio

On the behalf of myself all the participants, thank you! This has been a great place to start for some, a good evaluation for those whose career is escalating, and a pleasure for all of us to be exposed to this vast amount of knowledge and inspiration. I can’t wait to share this with everyone! Looking forward to more collaborations!”
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Rocío Martinavarro, Director & Founder Mayuscula

“I Just wanted to say it was a great experience to have you all here.I think CreaCities has a great future based on this first trip… I wish I were one of the participants ;)”

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