We are pleased to announce our latest series of audio-visual trend presentations aimed at & attended by a wide range of fashion, textiles & other creative / marketing companies throughout the UK & overseas.

Brought to you in association with Future Laboratory, Carlin International, Peclers Paris, Mudpie, and Trend Bible, each season these presentations give an invaluable insight into the upcoming season providing information on product & consumer direction, moods & themes, colours, fabric direction, and key shapes.

Attendees at previous trend presentations include:

Adams, Ballet International, Boots, Claire’s Accessories, Dulux / ICI Paints, Firetrap, George @ Asda, Golddigga, Gossard, Graham & Brown, Habitat, Hallmark Cards, Intimas Group, Littlewoods, Maclaren Europe, Mamas & Papas, Matalan Retail, MK One, Next, Playboy, Reebok, Rigby & Peller, Sara Lee Courtalds, Speedo, Tesco & Villa Nova.

With the International ‘credit crunch’ hitting everyone in 08 – we have frozen prices this year to ensure that we assist the widest range of companies, brands etc. Discounts are also available on group bookings, please call Stefan for more details.

For more information please see dates below and the attached PDF booking form.

Alternatively you can call 0115 9115339 or email: and

Designer Forum Team.


Future Laboratory Trend Briefing
Tuesday, 13th May 08
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Peclers Paris – Womenswear
Thursday, 22nd May 08
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Trend Bible – Interiors & Lifestyle
Tuesday, 3rd June 08
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Carlin International & Mudpie – Baby, Kids & Teens
Tuesday, 24th June 08
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Carlin International – Lingerie & Key Influences
Thursday, 26th June 08
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Carlin International – Womens Ready to Wear
Tuesday, 8th July 08
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Terms & Conditions: All tickets are non-refundable but are transferable to another attendee within your company for the same presentation only. Payment in full is expected at the time of booking, however, any telephone or e-mail reservations are formally binding and will be invoiced whether you attend the presentation or not. Please note that if our invoice is not settled within 14 days, there will be an administration charge for each reminder sent.


10% Discount on ‘Company Training Days’ during April 2008.

Take advantage of this fantastic offer for Company Training Days, usually £550 per day + VAT, all bookings made & paid for in April 2008 (10% discount = only £495 + VAT – please quote that ‘CAD E-Flyer’ when booking).

* Please note, this 10% discount is only on offer for training delivered at Designer Forum Studio.



The Designer Forum, in partnership with Web4design Ltd, offers a fantastic CAD training service all delivered on a bespoke basis from foundation to advanced levels. We train on Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator & Corel Draw, we also provide bespoke presentation training using Microsoft Powerpoint.

Company Training Days:

Our popular commercial training days are aimed specifically at companies. Our trainers have successfully worked with leading businesses from across the UK including Aquascutum, Tesco, Adams, Next, Claires Accessories, BANK, La Senza, Mamas & Papas, Crystal Martins International, Ted Baker, Ballet International, Cohen & Wilkes, Dunhill, Maclaren Europe, Paul Dennici Ltd, plus many more.

Prices for members are: £550 + VAT (for up to 3 people) delivered at Designer Forum & £700 + VAT for offsite / own premises.

New Group Sessions:

New for 2008, the Designer Forum offer group-training sessions for individuals & students. Each month we will be offering one-day Photoshop and one-day Illustrator training on a group basis. The training will be delivered to a set brief for each package with up to 10 attendees per session.

Students: £150 + Vat per day or £250 + VAT both sessions

Individuals: £200 + Vat per day or £350 + VAT both sessions.

Call Stefan on 0115 9115339 for more information or click here for CAD flyer and booking details.


Need new staff? Why not advertise with the Designer Forum for junior to senior design positions & graduate recruitment. All positions are advertised on & through our e-alert job bulletins. Please contact Vicky on 0115 9115339 or for more information.
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