Being a part of Design Network North is invaluable to your business growth. We have some of the finest entrepreneurial minds in our network and you could be one of them.

Expand YOUR Knowledge

As well as Rise and Design events, which include presentations for regional experts, you can expand your knowledge through our training sessions. Have a question? Use our Boomerang service to throw a question out to thousands of designers and manufacturers across the North East


If you want your business to get noticed - we can help. We can work with you to develop a tailored mailshots to send out to our wide database, and to place job opportunities, adverts and PR stories on our website. Co-hosting Rise and Designs, doing a pitch and jumping right into networking are great ways to stand out.


Up to 100 people attend Rise and Design every month, and it’s a great opportunity to network. If there is anyone in particular you would like to meet, we’re more than happy to make introductions. We host a range of specialist seminars, masterclasses and events exclusively for members, giving you more opportunities to meet people.

meet the network

Rise & Design is Design Network North's FREE monthly networking meeting at the Northern Design Centre in Gateshead

On the 2nd Friday of every month, members and non-members alike, meet to discuss design practices and discover new business opportunities.

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Rise & Design No. 81: Collaboration

This month's Rise & Design is focused on Collaboration. Great design will improve any product business or service. But it’s not always easy to get right, particularly if it’s not your core business. Fortunately, like most things, it’s better when there are two of you and collaborating on a project is much more efficient, effective and - dare we say - fun.

  • Job Opportunity- Pattern Cutter- The All-in-One Company
  • Neil Wilson Design's latest project: St James' View
  • AM3D to appear at TCT Show in Birmingham
  • DNN Member - Megomotion help Newcastle Uni gain National and International coverage.
  • We Are Recruiting
  • AM3D
    AM3D to appear at TCT Show in Birmingham
  • #WRconf: The Huddersfield Design Conference
  • Missed NCTN event? Catch it here!
  • Current Opportunities


Everything is my Design

Everything is my Design is a branding, print and digital design studio who produce visual communications and marketing solutions for businesses large and small, in a diverse range of sectors.
Everything is my Design want to win your heart with great design, quality service and proven results.



When becoming a member not only will you be a part of a thriving network within the region, but you will also access a whole host of great benefits which we hope will help to grow your business, increase your knowledge, expand your reach and grow your network. With opportunities for extra advertising and PR, access to workshops and expert advice, tender alerts and dedicated mailshots, this membership package could be just what you are looking for!

  • VIDA 4.0: The story behind the product
  • Design Sprint Workshop in partnership with hedgehog lab
  • Rise & Design No.81 - Collaboration
  • LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® workshop
  • Andrew and Pete
    Email Marketing Workshop with Andrew and Pete


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