#3 I refuse your label of non-conformist – Katy Howell (immediate future)

#3 I refuse your label of non-conformist – Katy Howell (immediate future)

Katie Howell takes us on a comical life journey. Born in the 60’s to courageous immigrants. Being a kid in the racist 70’s. Growing Judicious balls at university in the 80’s. Not fitting into a world of white male advertising in the 90’s and finally achieving influencer status on radio and tv as an accidental agency owner of ‘immediate future’ in the naughties. It’s a witty story of exclusion and self-acceptance, with a whole lot of bravery and fighting spirit chucked in.

#2 Cars to Bras, the journey of a blind, transgender designer, with Chris Davis (Wicked Waists)

#2 Cars to Bras, the journey of a blind, transgender designer, with Chris Davis (Wicked Waists)

Chris Davis, a blind, transgender fashion designer, inspired by the likes of David Bowie, Vivienne Westwood, Malcolm McLaren and Balenciaga, talks us through an inspiring life story. The story begins with Chris as a small boy ‘dressing up’ at his Grandmother’s, being given a hard time at school, living in a rich and vibrant Camden at the height of the punk era, losing his sight and finally transitioning from panel-beater to fashion designer of alternative, bespoke clothing. It’s a fascinating journey and perfectly timed to celebrate non-conformity and diversity during pride month.

#1 The chaotic road to innovation with Piers Roberts (Riskkit)

#1 The chaotic road to innovation with Piers Roberts (Riskkit)

Piers Roberts takes us on a delightful journey through his life. From an early childhood in rural mid-Essex, his confusing boarding school years, the rise and fall of his ground-breaking design shop. Finally discovering that the basis of his non-conformity was autism. A fascinating life story that has led to a whole new methodology and thinking around navigating innovation in Riskkit.