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1dayschools is a themed collection of one-day creative courses, taught by industry experts, aimed at both busy professionals and newcomers wishing to develop or advance particular areas of their knowledge and skills.

Each course reviews all the different aspects of a specific profession, using practical and interactive strategies. The experts also direct participants to key contacts in their field and help them connect with like-minded people.

Find a topic


Research the latest innovations

We keep a close eye on the marketplace and spot which pieces of creative work are outstanding.

Find the talent responsible

We discover and track down who is behind each great work.

We get to know them

We persuade these creative giants to work with us and share their expertise and insights.

We connect them with you

Finally, we meticulously design a course, with their guidance, and present it to you.

What do the courses comprise?

Each course at 1dayschools consists of several ingredients. As with any creative process, the basis is thorough research, with a careful analysis of the marketplace. We identify what the current market offers and what it is not covering and we focus on these neglected areas. With the help of our experts, we design and tailor each course to be encapsulated in a one-day session – without leaving anything out! Finally, we make it available in key cities, because we know creative professionals are to be found across the globe. Outstanding talent, exclusive skills and knowledge are all brought together and shaped into a practical, digestible, speedy course available in your city.

Data source: Event questionnaires
  • Talent of the speakers 92%
  • Teaching unique content not taught in schools 83%
  • Speed of learning 83%
  • Upgrading the skills of anyone who attends 78%
  • Creativity 83%
  • Networking 77%


“Have no fear of perfection, you’ll never reach it” – Salvador Dali

Rafael Hernández

PORTFOLIO MANAGER, LONDON, rafael.hernandez@1dayschools.com

“Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people” – Leo Burnett

Maria Castañeda

MARKETING MANAGER, MADRID, maria.castaneda@1dayschools.com

“Originality is nothing but judicious imitation” – Voltaire

Adam Shunze Wang

LOGISTIC MANAGER, SHANGHAI, adam.shunze.wang@1dayschools.com

“Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up” – Pablo

Gabbs Cury

PRODUCER, DUBAI, gabbs.cury@1dayschools.com

“Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas” – Donatella Versace

Dennis Newby

LOGISTIC MANAGER, BARCELONA, dennis.newby@1dayschools.com

“Why would you waste your time with someting that doesn’t make you react?” – Nicolas Winding Refn

Xavier Ruax (Film-maker)


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We want to hear your questions or feedback on any of our courses or new themes - or regarding how we can fine-tune our current courses. So please get in touch!

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