Creative Direction


Exchange feedback, showcase your strengths.


When being a one-(wo)man company implies to often work alone and to focus on finding regular clientele and income; who stimulates your creative flow and helps you make the best qualitative choices? This class is all about receiving personal advice and drawing inspiration from This is BOUW and the group.

This program will help you define the story that makes your studio stand out, as well as your main project in 3 inspiring steps: 

  • How do your motivations appear through your projects? Reveal your unique drive;

  • What makes your work special in the eyes of your clients? Highlight your skills and find the coherence behind all your projects;

  • Which identity do you present to the world? Design your studio and project speeches.

Profile: Designers and all (creative) freelancers / entrepreneurs.

Recommendation: For those in the starting phase of their career, we advise to take most of our trainings, which are designed to be complementary and cover all aspects necessary to a successful and lasting entrepreneurial venture.

Time: 3 classes of 2 hours given to group A on Tuesdays, 10AM / group B on Tuesdays, 6PM
Language: English
Capacity: Up to 6 participants per group
Costs: 75€ excl.VAT / free for our Starter memberships / prints included
Location: The Commune / 1st floor / Keilestraat 5A / Rotterdam
Upcoming dates: 08/01/19, 15/01/19, and 22/01/19 (next round of classes in April 2019)

Check our availabilities, find your group and register on one of the forms below.


The Commune is known as the springboard for young creative talents in Rotterdam. Made by designers for designers, this incubator offers facilities, trainings, events and equipment which are tailored to the needs of starting creative freelancers. Meet its founders, members and large circle of friends by attending one of The Commune events, or by scheduling a visit!