Five days of White October – By Sharelle Moore

  I fell in love with UI design when I was nineteen, when I had to design a website for a fictional sustainability brand. At the time, it was extremely difficult considering that I was only a few months into a college course in Graphic Design and had never designed a website. Surprisingly, I enjoyed […]

Growing as a designer — by Jordan Baker

Last year I was headhunted by White October to join the design team after graduating from university. One year on I can proudly say that I have learned a lot during my time here. This is my list of the most valuable lessons for anyone starting their career in the design industry. Time Management University […]

Paris OuiShare Fest 2017

When is a conference not a conference? When it is a festival! Ok, I should have known from the name, but Paris OuiShare Fest was far more than I was expecting. This is not some stuffy conference full of people in office-wear; it’s an outdoor festival experience that combines art, parties and debate to create an eclectic, […]

5 Tips to Overcome The Fear of Public Speaking

If you are like me, even the idea of making a pitch in front of an audience scares you out of your wits. Be reassured, public-speaking anxiety is not uncommon. I used to get palpitations hours before the event and tried to plot my escape several times. Unfortunately I am no Houdini, and despite a […]

What I’ve learned at the confidence workshop

I always get nervous when I need to present something to a larger group of people. I think the reason why I am scared is not because I would not be confident or would not know what I want to talk about. Mostly it is because when I stand in front of people I am […]

White October Work Experience  – Alayna’s Story

This week we’ve had Alayna with us on a work experience placement from City of Oxford College. Over to Alayna… Alayna’s Story Hey, I’m Alayna and I have never actually written a blog post before! Day 1 We started the day off with introductions, everyone was very friendly and welcoming. I was allocated my own […]

When your hack day idea gets out of control

The following is a shortened article from Medium, written by Anna Peniašková. People at White October love doing hack days. It is a great way to push your limits and have fun making silly things. We held another hack day in January 2017.  Read more about what we have done during our previous hack days here. […]

Hamilton are delighted to be BETT Award finalists.

Hamilton, working with White October, are shortlisted finalists in the Early Years Digital Content category for their work on the Celebrations Cross-Curricular Topic. In Celebrations, Hamilton’s NEW Topic for Reception, children learn about special celebrations in the community and in the wider world. Through a series of exciting activities, they discover the different ways we […]

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