New Socks launched Sketch Milton Keynes to create a collaborative design community in the heart of Milton Keynes city centre.

What is Sketch Milton Keynes?

Seasoned professionals and people at the start of their careers alike, come together from a variety of backgrounds; entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, corporates, local agencies, students and beginners.

‍Sketch Milton Keynes is a design community for Designers, Engineers and anyone looking to know more about Design. The group is backed by official partners, Sketch.

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Why do people come?

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There are talks from industry leading brands, open mic nights and networking opportunities.
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Business opportunities, job openings, and partnerships on new projects can be passed between attendees.
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We are the only Sketch group and the only Sketch ambassadors in Milton Keynes, no one else can launch an official Sketch event.
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We have a closed Facebook group where we engage between events and share work and ideas.
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We give away “swag” provided by Sketch, sponsors of the event are welcome to provide their own.
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We giveaway a free Sketch license worth $99 at each event.
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Who attends the events?

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Learn, talk and interact with designers from across the the local area. All levels are welcome.
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Who are interested in design attend. Whether to sharpen their design skills or to learn what's new.
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If you're interested in design, or tech then you're welcome to come along and see what this group has to offer.

You're always invited!

We host an official Sketch Meetup for designers and developers in Milton Keynes. Join us if you're interested in being kept up to date with our latest events.

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Held at Fourth and Fifth café
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Each event follows a different format
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Open bar with beer and soft drinks
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Connect with like-minded people
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Chance to win a $99 Sketch license
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Hosted by New Socks
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Design MK.

Design MK, with the help of designers from around the city, provides a chance for us to combine our skills for the betterment of our city.

Every 4-6 months we run a Designathon in partnership with a local charity. Local designers unite for a day to help improve Milton Keynes.

Our first project.

So far, seven designers have signed up to design a mural in the atrium of the new YMCA building in Milton Keynes. The new building will be open to the public in 2020 and we can’t wait to unveil everyone’s hard work and creativity.

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