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Previous speakers

From architects to product designers, graphic illustrators to branding gurus we’ve had nearly 200 speakers in the first two years of the festival, who have all made their mark on BDF history.

Aaron Draplin


Veronica Fuerte

Hey Studio

Alice Tonge

Channel 4 Creative

Chris Do

CEO and Chief Strategist of Blind and the founder of The Futur

Wes O’Haire

Dropbox, Founder Blacks Who Design

Erica Dorn

Graphic Designer, Isle of Dogs

Jim Sutherland

Studio Sutherl&

Liam Wong

Director & Photographer


Graphic Design for the Wizarding World

Jennifer Daniel

Creative Director of Emoji at Google

All previous speakers

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