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Apple posts biggest quarterly profit in history Video

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

Apple’s first quarter net profits of $18 billion (£11.8 billion) are reportedly the biggest quarterly profits ever made by a public company.

Post Office Money

Futurebrand creates Post Office Money brand Video

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 | By Tom Banks

The Post Office has launched a new Post Office Money brand as it sets its sights on going up against high street banks to become “a leading financial provider by 2020”.


Studio Dumbar rebrands Dutch airline Transavia Video

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

As part of the rebrand, each individual plane will have a bespoke set of icons applied to its underbelly.

Television Centre

BBC Television Centre reborn as mixed development Video

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 | By Tom Banks

The former BBC headquarters in London’s White City has been branded by Prophet, which has created an identity that references the shape of the building.


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Blackpool seeks designers for town museum, promising “this will be no conventional museum”

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

Blackpool Council says the new museum, opening in 2018, will be “immersive, participatory and inclusive”.


City University seeks designers for roster

Fri, 23 Jan 2015

London’s City University is seeking to appoint design consultancies to a new two-year roster.


Designers sought for £5m Nottingham University framework

Mon, 19 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

The University of Nottingham is seeking to appoint print and digital designers to a three-year framework worth £5 million.



Redrawing the "g"

Guardian launches new website to complete multi-platform redesign Video

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 | By Tom Banks

We speak to the Guardian’s designers about the rationale behind the new site and the Guardian’s new “common design language” across all platforms. 


Logos that represent sound and movement Video

Mon, 26 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

Bruce Mau Design has been making waves with its new branding for wireless speaker company Sonos. We look at this and other logos that represent sound and movement.


Can a typeface promote unity? We look at two Arabic/Hebrew fonts Video

Tue, 13 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

We chat to two Israeli designers about Arabic/Hebrew typefaces they have created in a bid to create unity between the two languages.




Keith Cunningham – 1929-2014 Video

16 August 2001 | By Mike Dempsey

In this 2001 interview, Mike Dempsey meets the modest and rather mysterious artist and designer.


Richard Williams meets Rodney Fitch

11 April 1996 | By Richard Williams

As part of his series of interviews with “founding fathers” of design in the 1990s, Williams Murray Hamm co-founder Richard Williams meets Rodney Fitch.


DesignStudio in profile

Tue, 5 Aug 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

We talk to DesignStudio founders Paul Stafford and Ben Wright about building a consultancy and maintaining design integrity.


Design Week Awards 2014


CHI & Partners and Prince's Trust win Design Week Awards Best of Show Video

Fri, 16 May 2014

The Tomorrow Project, which aims to tackle youth unemployment, has scooped the top prize.


The 2014 Design Week Awards winners Video

Fri, 16 May 2014

All the winners from the 2014 Design Week Awards.


The Design Week Awards - critiquing and celebrating great design Video

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

We find out what the judges thought of the entries this year, and look ahead to the Awards night - hosted by Adam Buxton.



A 13-tonne carpet of candy in China

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

New York- and London-based duo Craig & Karl have created an installation comprising 13 tonnes of sweets in the Chinese city of Chengdu.



What is your definition of what branding is?

Thu, 22 Jan 2015

We ask a selection of experts their thoughts on how they define “branding”.

What is the best example of using service design in the public sector?

Thu, 15 Jan 2015

Ahead of the Service Design for Public Services conference in Cardiff this month, experts give us their examples of how service design can be used.

What do you resolve to do differently in 2015?

Thu, 8 Jan 2015

This month is rife with New Year resolutions. We ask designers what they would do differently in 2015.



Richard Mosse, Airside

Staging disorder at LCC

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

An exhibition of constructed conflict photography has opened at the London College of Communication. 

Unite Editions Or Type

Unit Editions opens doors on Unit Gallery Video

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 | By Tom Banks

Dedicated space by the design publishers will represent work of “international designers past and present” beginning with Or Type.


What’s your story? Learn how to promote yourself with DW’s Typo Circle student talk

Tue, 27 Jan 2015

The next Typographic Circle Student Session will feature Design Week editor Angus Montgomery, offering advice on how to sell yourself in the design world.




Who would you never work for? Video

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

The moral choices designers make provide a compelling case for the power of design.


Three reasons why £3.1bn is the magic number for design Video

Fri, 16 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

This week we learned from Government figures that last year design contributed £3.1 billion to the UK economy.

Interiors of PriestmanGoode's new Tube train designs

What we’d like to see from design in 2015

Fri, 9 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

As the new year stretches ahead of us, here are the five things Design Week would like to see happen in the design world over the next 12 months.




“Be simple, be unpredictable” lessons from Brazilian creative director Marcello Serpa Video

Wed, 28 Jan 2015

Serpa shares insights from his 30-year career at the Design Indaba conference.


How to improve buoyancy – for you and your business

Mon, 19 Jan 2015 | By John Scarrott

January can be a tough month, so the DBA’s John Scarrott looks at how to raise your spirits.

Gabrielle Smith

Four Corners – an interview with Gabrielle Smith Video

Wed, 14 Jan 2015 | By Jon Daniel

Jon Daniel talks to the motion graphics designer and founder of the Thenublk website.


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