It Will Glow is all about nailing that sweet spot right in between attending an inspiring creative talk whilst also having a relaxed evening with good food, good drinks and good chats.
Bringing unique talks from awesome creatives and exciting talents to Cardiff, all creative walks of life are invited to pop along for the evening and leave feeling inspired, whilst also getting to enjoy some tasty street food and enjoy a couple of drinks in a completely relaxed environment. You’ll also have plenty of opportunity to chat with other like-minded people or enjoy your own company, whatever works for you.
Bringing you super-talented individuals who have a story to tell about something creative they’ve worked on that made us go 🤯
We’ve picked some of the best street food vendors doing awesome grub for you to buy from on the night.
Some brilliant local artists and crafty devils will be showing off their skills and showcasing their hard work at the Market.
Kick back and listen to some smooth synthy symphonies from the amazing IVERSEN.
Just a wonderful bunch of creative and curious beings who want to have a good time.
We’re super excited to announce that It Will Glow is collaborating with Cardiff Design Festival and will be the headline event for the festival.
Cardiff Design Festival makes a very welcome return, showcasing all the utterly fabulous work that has been done in Wales as well as bringing some big names from the design industry back home and you can keep up to date by checking out their Twitter or Facebook.
Smörgåsbord is a spirited creative company based in Cardiff and Amsterdam. Known for its rigorous thinking, breadth of knowledge and ambition; and its work that makes a difference to the everyday.
Arguably one of the most exciting agencies in Wales right now, Smörgåsbord are responsible for rebranding the Welsh nation, branding the national transport network, distilling the first soju outside Korea and designing the nation’s 2017/18 rugby kit.
Smörgåsbord’s creative director, Dylan Griffith, will be joining us to share a selection of their work.
Greg Barth is an award-winning artist and director from Geneva, Switzerland, currently based in London. His passion for strong, often surreal concepts and contemporary minimal aesthetics have brought him to work for renown international clients, get published in prestigious design books, and be strongly featured in the visual industry's leading blogs and websites, such as. Forbes, Creative Review, Rolling Stone, CNN and many many more.
Always looking to produce the freshest, most fascinating work out there, Greg is undeniably one of the most exciting directors out there. His work has bagged him a whole host of awards, including a D&AD Graphite pencil, First Place Cannes Young Director Award and a Gold Ads Of the World Award.
Yarza Twins is an award-winning London-based design studio run by Eva & Marta. With a bold aesthetic and colourful vision the Yarza twins have have delivered illustration, typography and branding for the likes of Smirnoff, Adidas, Converse, Microsoft and Adobe.
They’ve created the official typeface for the world’s first electric car street-racing series, a sound-reactive alphabet and 3D-inspired music posters.
In 2018, they were awarded a D&AD Pencil and were also selected as one of the 15 most exciting designers under 30 by Print Magazine in 2016.
If you twisted our arm and forced us to put a rough timeline on things it would probably look something like this:
The doors are open! You’ll have an opportunity to enjoy some drinks, street food and meet some good people. Have a mooch around the awesome market stalls whilst enjoying the live music.
The show is about to begin! Find a seat and make yourself comfy.
Eva & Marta show you why they were named as 1 of the 15 most exciting designers under 30 by Print Magazine.
Get the blood pumping in your legs and this is opportunity No.1 to get some food and drink down your mouth hole.
Greg Barth takes to the stage to dazzle you with his weird and wonderful work.
Here comes that sweet, sweet opportunity No.2 to chew and swallow. You’ll probably need to wash it down too.
Get your Welsh flags at the ready, as we’ve got one of Wales’ most exciting agencies sharing their wisdom and experiences.
Music, mingling and maybe even a little jig if someone either confident in their ability to dance or completely hammered can start it off.
We’re all heading to Tiny Rebel on Westgate Street for a cheeky cider and a chat to end the night. Join us!
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Come on now, it’s splashed all over the site do we really have to explain again?
It Will Glow is the event you need to attend in Cardiff, with unique talks from awesome creatives and exciting upcoming talents. It’s in the Depot and you get street food included too.
It’s more of a ‘I’m having a beer with a couple pals after work where I may also make a few new pals at the same time’ kinda thing. If networking is your thing, then go and network as they’ll defo be other’s keen to chat, but if not, then sit back and enjoy the food, drinks and vibe!
We don’t have a concrete answer on that - we’re thinking 1-2 a year depending on if you guys really like them or not. We’re quietly confident you will, but we don’t want to be cocky.
This is a super easy question to answer - just send an email over to firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know what it is you do!
We’re not inviting just anyone to stand up and talk, and whilst that may actually be an interesting concept for the future, we’re inviting people that we think have a genuinely interesting story to tell. That might be about their work, their approach to life or showcasing a successful project. You’ll have to trust us when we say that we’re only inviting people who we’re excited to hear talk and confident you’ll enjoy too.
We’re aiming for them to be around 35-40 minutes. We think that’s long enough to get a drink and enjoy the talks without needing an immediate refill / toilet break.
We’re going to have some amazing street food vendors available at It Will Glow. Previously food was included as part of the ticket but we’ve now made it seperate which means tickets are cheaper and you’re not limited to one meal.
Each vendor will have more than one option and will always include vegetarian, vegan and gluten free choices. Any requests or questions about this - just drop us a line via email@example.com
Absolutely. There will be a fully licensed bar selling a range of boozy and non-boozy delights.
Our arms are outstretched to embrace local businesses who want to help us put on an awesome event. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll talk.
Following and engaging with us on the social media for a start. Beyond that, we’re always open for conversations around future ideas so just grab us at an event or drop an email to email@example.com
Tickets are only refundable if the event is cancelled. It's ok to give away or sell tickets without notifying us.
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