It’s Nice That re-caps Nelly Ben Hayoun’s talk at this month’s Nicer Tuesdays and compares watching her talk to ‘witnessing a force of nature’. Nelly 

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Fast-paced and outspoken, the designer whips through her creative approach, opinions and ideologies at breakneck speed. “We subscribe to the hammering technique,” she says smiling, “making sure a no always turns into a yes”. She came to Nicer Tuesdays to introduce her latest pioneering initiative, the University of the Underground – a free master’s course in design that she hopes will have big impact.

“We felt there was a missing link in education,” she explains. “We need social dreaming. The NHS was a dream but bureaucracy got in the way. We want to reinstate this to institutions.” For the student body, she’s looking for people to add to her self-penned “network of dreamers”.

“We dream with open eyes,” she says. “We’re the dangerous people.”

To read the full article and watch Nelly’s talk, follow the link. Word by It’s Nice That