Chris Murphy · 8 March, 2021

Welcome! The School of Design launched officially on 1 January, 2021 (after a year-long beta throughout 2020). My mission is to put world-class design × business × life education into the hands of as many people as possible, enabling members to accelerate their lives.

The School of Design is a community for design-focused entrepreneurs who are designing and building the businesses of tomorrow.

I picked the words ‘design-focused entrepreneurs’ carefully, because the community isn’t just for designers. It’s for anyone who:

Our first course for 2021 – Design Your Future – kicked off in January. We're about to kick off our March topic: Reading and Writing, on Thursday evening. Join us in the community as a member and accelerate your learning in 2021.

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A day with Chris is like a semester in university, he provides an abundance of knowledge and inspiration. I wouldn’t have achieved what I have without his support and the accountability he provides. —Stephen, Belfast

Chris’s ’secret sauce’ is that he’s been through everything he teaches. Add in his strong focus on holding individuals accountable, and he’ll help accelerate you in ways you won't believe. —Al, Brighton

What I teach…

I’m teaching the next generation of design × business disruptors, giving them the design, business and thinking skills they need to create the businesses of the future. We’re a small, but highly motivated community.

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The School of Design equips its students with a deep understanding of the importance design × business × life, with learning materials drawn from over 30 years of experience, gathering: