Welcome to Lecture in Progress – the essential resource for young creatives

Posted 11 April 2017

Welcome to launch Lecture in Progress – an online resource offering advice about and insight into working in the creative industry.

Our aim is to inspire, inform and empower emerging talent with information and first-hand accounts that demystify the day-to-day workings of the creative world. By focusing on the people, projects and places that make the industry thrive, we want to deliver greater visibility to how work unfolds, where it happens and the breadth of roles that exist.

Alongside original editorial features, we’ll be keeping you in the loop on important conversations and updates surrounding the world of creative work. Explore our Feed, Watch and Directory sections for a curated selection of articles, videos, podcasts and more from around the web, plus a list of essential resources.

We’ve recruited a great team, who have created a fantastic selection of content so far, and we also have some exciting things in the pipeline. Initially covering design, illustration, photography, film, animation and advertising across the UK, we intend to expand our coverage of disciplines, people, job roles, places and types of work as we grow. In the meantime, we wholeheartedly encourage reader input, feedback and requests as we do so.

We are extremely grateful to our brand patrons for their support in making Lecture in Progress possible – companies we feel play an important and relevant role within the creative industry. These include Squarespace, G . F Smith and The Paul Smith Foundation.

We’re delighted to announce that Paul Smith, a long time supporter of It’s Nice That has invested in Lecture in Progress through The Paul Smith Foundation. This has allowed us to open up the resource and make it available to current students for free. We will be introducing full professional membership later this year.

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Lecture in Progress relies on the support of patrons and professional members to provide the ongoing insight and advice to the next generation. To help support sign up now or find out more. 

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Become a Member

Lecture in Progress is now free to access. Become a member and receive a number of additional benefits.

Student Member

Free

Alongside a wealth of behind-the-scenes advice and insight into the creative industries, join now to get exclusive access to offers and promotions. You’ll benefit from:


  • Student offers and promotions
  • Two weekly newsletters
  • Bookmark content
  • Shape the future of Lecture in Progress

Professional Member

£35/per year

By becoming a professional member, you’ll be helping us in our aim to support the next generation of creatives. You’ll also get the chance to shape the future of Lecture in Progress, and benefit from:


  • Professional offers and promotions
  • The biannual Lecture in Progress newspaper, delivered to your door
  • Insight reports into creative education and industry
  • Two weekly newsletters
  • Bookmark content
  • Shape the future of Lecture in Progress

Lecture in Progress is made possible with the support of the following brand patrons