Mentoring tomorrow’s design leaders


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Inside you will find

  • Introduction 
  • Tips on how to find a mentor
  • Top mentoring tips
  • Resources

This will interest

  • Future design mentors/leaders
  • Designers

​Mentoring relationships either click or they don’t, but the ones that do can last a lifetime.

Les Wynn, Design Manager Xerox Europe and Nextnet Mentor

From October 2007 to April 2008 the Design Council ran a pilot leadership development scheme for designers called NextNet. 

As part of it, we tested a mentoring programme which paired 13 mid-level designers with different senior designers.

This booklet shares what we learned about mentoring for designers.