Sixteen portraits of Amazing Dyslexics taken from The Bigger Picture Book of Amazing Dyslexics and the Jobs They Do.

The Bigger Picture

RSVP for our May 20 live virtual salon

Dyslexics of every age and profession often identify as big-picture thinkers. But what does it mean to “think big” and how does it manifest in different fields? How can we all—dyslexics and non-dyslexics alike—channel that perspective to create, innovate and lead with curiosity?


Next Livestream

Susanna Cederquist and Mark Francis Long

How can dyslexia change the way we understand (dis)ability? Join host Gil Gershoni (Gershoni Creative) on Thursday, May 20, at 10am PDT / 1pm EDT / 6pm BST for a live virtual salon exploring where changing perspectives and paradigm shifts meet. Guests include dyslexia advocate and speaker Susanna Cederquist, I AM LEX founder Mark Francis Long and Kate Power & Kathy Iwanczak Forsyth (Amazing Dyslexic).

Gil Gershoni

Creative Director & Founder, Gershoni Creative

Kate Power + Kathy Forsyth

Co-Authors, The Bigger Picture Book of Amazing Dyslexics and the Jobs They Do

Mark Francis Long

Founder, I AM LEX

Susanna Cederquist

Dyslexia advocate and speaker, Author Dyslexia + Strengths = True

Visit our YouTube on Thursday, May 20, to watch live!

Subscribe to Gershoni Creative on YouTube for notifications about future salons and programming.

Watch All Salons

Episode 7

Learn how dyslexia can dissolve boundaries and strengthen connections with entrepreneur Holly Tucker, farmer and entrepreneur Guy Singh-Watson and furniture designer Dom Wilder.

Dom Wilder

Furniture designer, Founder of Wilder Creative

Gil Gershoni

Creative Director & Founder, Gershoni Creative

Guy Singh-Watson

Farmer, Founder of Riverford Organic Farmers

Holly Tucker

Entrepreneur, Founder of Holly & Co.

Kate Power + Kathy Forsyth

Co-Authors, The Bigger Picture Book of Amazing Dyslexics and the Jobs They Do

Episode 6

Unlock the power of champions with Muay Thai champion Ruqsana Begum, actor Lloyd Everitt and social worker Obi Ohaka Daniel.

Gil Gershoni

Creative Director & Founder, Gershoni Creative

Kate Power + Kathy Forsyth

Co-Authors, The Bigger Picture Book of Amazing Dyslexics and the Jobs They Do

Lloyd Everitt

Actor

Obi Ohaka Daniel

Social worker

Ruqsana Begum

Muay Thai champion

Episode 5

Leather designer Bill Amberg, architect Julian Ogiwara and jewelry designer Sari Räthel share how to build better with dyslexia.

Bill Amberg

Designer of bespoke leather products, interiors & furniture

Gil Gershoni

Creative Director & Founder, Gershoni Creative

Julian Ogiwara

Architect & Director at Eric Parry Architects

Kate Power + Kathy Forsyth

Co-Authors, The Bigger Picture Book of Amazing Dyslexics and the Jobs They Do

Sari Räthel

Jewelry Designer, Co-founder of RÄTHEL & WOLF

Episode 4

Unlock creativity with dyslexia with haute couture hat designer Flora McLean and award-winning author Sally Gardner.

Sally Gardner

Award-Winning Author

Gil Gershoni

Creative Director & Founder, Gershoni Creative

Flora McLean

Fashion Designer, House of Flora

Kate Power + Kathy Forsyth

Co-Authors, The Bigger Picture Book of Amazing Dyslexics and the Jobs They Do

Episode 3

Learn how to increase access for dyslexics around the world with dyslexia coordinator Qona Rankin and Waltham Forest Dyslexia Association Trustee Marcia Brissett-Bailey.

Marcia Brissett-Bailey

Trustee, Waltham Forest Dyslexia Association

Gil Gershoni

Creative Director & Founder, Gershoni Creative

Qona Rankin

Dyslexia Coordinator, Royal College of Art

Kate Power + Kathy Forsyth

Co-Authors, "Amazing Dyslexics"

Episode 2

Unlock entrepreneurs’ and marketers’ top insights into creativity with inventor Tom Pellereau and Marketing Leader Steven “Woody” Woodgate.

Gil Gershoni

Creative Director & Founder, Gershoni Creative

Kate Power + Kathy Forsyth

Co-Authors, "Amazing Dyslexics"

Tom Pellereau

Inventor

Steven “Woody” Woodgate

Marketing Leader

Episode 1

Learn how leaders in tech, dance, medicine, cognitive research, advertising and design harness their dyslexia to create, innovate and lead in fresh, new ways.

Charlotte Edmonds

Choreographer, The Royal Ballet

Lloyd Everitt

Actor

Gil Gershoni

Creative Director & Founder, Gershoni Creative

Pip Jamieson

Tech Entrepreneur & Founder, The Dots. Creator Network

James Kinross

Consultant Surgeon & Senior Lecturer in Colorectal Surgery

Kate Power + Kathy Forsyth

Co-Authors, "Amazing Dyslexics"

Ab Rogers

Designer & Creative Director, Ab Rogers Design

Helen Taylor

Academic & Researcher, University of Cambridge

Buy the book

Gil Gershoni is holding a copy of The Bigger Picture Book of Amazing Dyslexics and the Jobs They Do.

“The Bigger Picture Book of Amazing Dyslexics and the Jobs They Do”

By Kate Power and Kathy Iwanczak Forsyth, who hope to inspire their dyslexic children

A compilation of colourful conversations amongst creative, motivated and successful people who are brilliant at what they do, and who achieve incredible things because of their dyslexia.

Buy the book (US)
Buy the book (UK)



Dyslexic Design Thinking

The banner for Dyslexic Design Thinking, made up of red, green, yellow and blue squares, each with a design of an open eye.

Discover how dyslexia can be a hyper-ability that influences the way we think, create and relate to one another.

Learn more

Livestream provided by Elevated Stream

Elevated Stream is an experiential event agency offering strategy, creative ideation, and both live and virtual event management.

RSVP to the event

+Join the Dyslexic Design Thinking Community

If you’ve signed up to attend a previous salon, you have a lifetime seat at our salons and do not need to subscribe again. Check your inbox for livestream information the day before the event.

* indicates required