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Jonny Douglas

Designer / Trainer / Curator / Compere

Design + Make

Jonny's design studio is a creative consultancy specialising in ‘difference engineering’ for products and projects. The studio works across a diverse range of disciplines from product design to custom made interiors, exhibition stands to outdoor advertising, concept generation to product investment pitches.

Training + Compering

As a Trainer, Jonny works in both the Corporate world; for banks, law firms, SMEs and networking organisations; and in Education for Universities (Masters and Undergraduate), Colleges, Schools and programs for NEETs. He delivers a wide range of Leadership, Creative, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship skills; as well as one off talks, seminars and workshops. He is also an experienced compère, mentor and coach.

Events + Curation

Jonny (and his business partner Pennie)  have a wealth of experience curating, organising and running a range of distinctly different events, all designed and delivered in their own unique way.

They CoCurator PechaKucha Sheffield, the 20x20 format licensed event part of a glbal network of over 1,000cities, the evenings of short presentations, video, live music and performance; showcasing the well-known and as yet unknown talent from across the region. They bring together the Creative, Digital and Business communities for a evening that entertains, educates and inspires.

Pennie + Jonny also Curate Sheffield SOUP, a live, social crowd-funding event, providing no strings micro grants for Sheffield people’s ideas for the city.

Strategy + Change

Board and Pioneer Member 001 of the Creative Guild

Sheffield 'City Growth Board' Member 

Making Sheffield Fairer Campaign


Events, conference host, emcee for SofarSounds