Design Initiative promotes good design, visual arts and contemporary craft from the North West region.
Offering professional advice, events and networking opportunities, Design Initiative is a specialist regional agency working directly with practitioners and commissioners to expand the market in the North West and make it a centre for quality design practice.
Design Initiative offers one-to-one advice sessions for creative professionals giving advice on portfolio development, presentation or where to look for business support.
They also offer an impartial matchmaking service to help purchasers, commissioners and exhibitors of design, visual art and craft identify the right practitioner for their project. We also offer free professional advice on all aspects of the commissioning process from writing briefs to selection processes.