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Ron Griffiths

Based in Bamberg, Germany

Creative Director for Artirigo in Bamberg, Germany. After 17 years of building brands and products for Global Brands and startups, I still find instructing and guiding designers on their path to becoming better designers, one of the most rewarding experiences I've had.

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What students say

"My timing was off (too busy at work) when I started the course so I didn't get the full experience but Ron has been very patient with me and easy to get in contact with. He adjusted the program to my wishes and was able to answer all of my questions. Hope to take the course again in the future and would love a second chance with Ron as my mentor. "

- Adine Tjeenk Willink, Design 101 v1

"Ron is really amazing, he knows a ton of stuff and is really helpful. I sometimes thought the gap between his state of experience and mine is too big so that he might find it a bit tedious to work with a beginner. But if so he never showed it to me. I appreciate his feedback on my work, sometimes I had to wait a few days on it but that was ok."

- Michael Müller, Design 101 v1

"Although I've only had two mentor sessions with Ron so far, the knowledge and expertise gained from Ron has proven to be excellent. Knowing that I am a UX professional already, Ron has tested my knowledge and challenged my thinking, in a great way. His entrepreneurial background has also helped me in a variety of different ways. I'd thoroughly recommend him as a mentor, and would be more than happy to work with him again in the future."

- Joe Pendlebury, UX Research & Strategy

"Brilliant. Breath of fresh air, and totally thinks out the box. And in turn gets the student thinking in an alternative way. Lots of insider tips and hints. "

- Lyle Bowditch, UX Research & Strategy

Past Students

Eleanor Stowe

Cardiff, Cardiff

Veronica Mart

London, London

Ming Zhao

San Francisco, California

Svetlana Malikhina

Peresvet, Moscow region

Alex Mellor

Southsea, Hampshire

Ed Blin

Madrid, Madrid

Adine Tjeenk Willink

Amsterdam, N-Holland

Michael Müller

Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg

Giorgos Gavriil

Athens, Attica

Joe Pendlebury

Derby, Derbyshire, England

Johanna Weber

Berlin, Berlin

Arno Dirlam

Berlin, Berlin

Carl Wheatley

Saratoga, CA

Nathaniel Robinson

San Francisco, CALIFORNIA

Lucy Lin

Los Angeles, CA - California

Selena Wang

San Jose, CA

Joni Savage

Bellbrook, OH