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: The Power of the Brand

Your brand can be one of the most valuable assets you own, perhaps more than some of your products. So it’s important that you manage your brand correctly and make sure it’s working for you.Our speakers have created brands that have made a real measurable difference to their companies, and they’re here to share with you how you can do it too.

  • Invitation for proposals: website and brand identity design
  • HGF announces 5 new Partners
  • Tender Opportunity from Generator: Marketing and Communications Strategy
  • AME Group- Product Design Award
    AME Group wins international product design award
  • De-risking your innovation
  • DNN member's biometrics scans comply with impending privacy legislation
  • ievo is North East LEP’s newest Enterprise Adviser
  • DNN member creates the next generation of smart IOT data hub
  • Everything is my Design are hiring
    Everything is my Design are hiring
  • Huddersfield brand specialist scoops ultimate UK design accolade


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!

  • Alan Kitching Design Talk
  • Durham Young Professionals Garden Party
  • Rutronik Innovation Day
  • Trend Bible Workshop: Fueling the Innovation Pipeline - Using Future Trends to Pave the Way for Ideation
  • Protecting your IP: Fashion and Design


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