Designing Time Out


Join Time Out’s Global Creative Director for an informal Q&A session about his experience of leading the iconic brand’s visuals today and a look back over his favourite Time Out magazine covers from the last 50 years. This discussion accompanies the Museum of Brands’ exhibition ‘Time Out 50: 50 Years, 50 Covers’, celebrating half a century of Time Out in London.

Date: 23 February / Time: 18:30 – 21:00 / Price £19

What you will learn

In this session you will find out how Time Out has grown from a London listings magazine to a global media and entertainment brand used by millions, and gain expert insight on how to create and maintain a successful brand visual identity.


6.30-7pm A chance to see the Time Out 50 exhibition after-hours, drinks and networking
7-8pm Interview with Tom Hislop, chaired by James Manning
8-8.30pm Q&A and discussion
8.30-9pm Bar and networking in the Museum. Doors close at 9pm

About Tom Hislop

Tom is the Global Creative Director of Time Out Group, responsible for the iconic brand’s visual identity across the world. Based in New York, he has previously been an art director and designer for publications including The Guardian, The Big Issue and more. Tom’s passions lie in magazines, typography, illustration, photography, and when he’s not working, you can find him screen printing, hand lettering or working on zines. You can check out more of his work here

About James Manning

James Manning is the City Life editor of Time Out London and the curator of the Museum of Brands exhibition ‘Time Out 50: 50 Years, 50 Covers’ (until March 3 2019).

Supported by The Marketors’ Trust