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Glenfiddich brand overhauled Video

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 | By Tom Banks

Purple Creative creates new identity, colour system and brand expressions.


90% of designers think design education is failing students

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

A D&AD survey shows that designers think too many students “lack basic skills”.

The 2014 DBA Effectiveness Awards Grand Prix went to BB Studio for its Bear snack branding

DBA announces design effectiveness shortlist

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The Design Business Association has shortlisted 63 projects for the 2015 Design Effectiveness Awards.

Old Tom and English by Lee Broom

Lee Broom designs interiors for Old Tom and English Video

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 | By Tom Banks

Restaurant and cocktail concept is a contemporary take on the “relaxed elegance” of 1960s home entertaining and offers personalised bar service areas.


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The new chalet design for Minehead

Butlins seeks branding consultancy

Fri, 3 Oct 2014 | By Tom Banks

Holiday camp Butlins is looking to appoint a consultancy to design a new Butlins identity and work on strategy and positioning.


Design Council launches the Dad Design Challenge

Tue, 9 Sep 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The aim is to support designs that help dads become more actively engaged in their children’s early years.


Glasgow Science Centre seeks designers for ‘hands-on’ exhibits

Wed, 6 Aug 2014 | By Tom Banks

GSC seeks interactive consultancy for ‘hands-on’ exhibits, which can teach adults and children about the science and engineering behind a low carbon future.



The Future Hunter-Gatherer concept, by Pan Wang

Six designs for the home of the future Video

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Shortlisted Electrolux Design Lab projects include concepts to make carrots taste like steak and a hologram-based game that allows cooks to become “hunter-gatherers”.


Talking design with Chancellor George Osborne

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

As Chancellor George Osborne announces a VAT cut for the Design Museum, we ask him about Government support for the design industry.


Designing the new hudl2 for Tesco Video

Wed, 8 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The designs are the result of a collaboration between Chauhan Studio, ustwo and The Chase.



Rodney Fitch

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's guide to the 2014 degree shows

Wed, 4 Jun 2014

Dates and destinations for the degree shows where you can discover the UK’s new design talent across the UK.


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.


Film Furniture

You’ve seen the film, now buy the furniture

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Form co-founder Paula Benson is launching an online resource that will help film fans find the furniture featured in their favourite movies.



What is the best TV programme you have seen about design?

Thu, 23 Oct 2014

We look at some of the best representations of design on the small screen.

Do you think the development of new technologies helps or hinders our imagination?

Thu, 16 Oct 2014

This year’s Design Manchester takes the theme of ‘The Science of Imagination’. We ask speakers about the balance of technology and imagination.

What's your perfect brief?

Thu, 9 Oct 2014

Designers tell us about their idea of the perfect brief.



Installation view at Whitechapel Gallery

Fraser Muggeridge’s abstract alphabet

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

An exhibition at Whitechapel Gallery showcases an “abstract alphabet” created by designer Fraser Muggeridge and pupils at Welling School.


Webinar – how to build an Agile creative team Video

Tue, 21 Oct 2014

Do you want to find out how to better manage your workload and increase your productivity?

The Velvet Underground and Nico 1967 Album cover design by Andy Warhol

Transmitting Andy Warhol Video

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 | By Emily Gosling

A new show at Tate Liverpool is set to explore Warhol’s legacy in exploring ways of disseminating art.



George Osborne and Ed Vaizey's shoes (the Chancellor's are on the left…)

More design questions for the Chancellor

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Following DW’s conversation with George Osborne about design, here are some follow-up questions for the Chancellor.


More than just a logo Video

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Critiquing a new logo is easy to do. Understanding the story of how a company is changing internal and external perceptions of itself is more difficult.


What you need to know about working in the design industry Video

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Top tips from Design Week’s panel sessions on working in the design industry.




Five questions to ask your clients

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 | By Jonathan Kirk

Up to the Light founder Jonathan Kirk looks at five questions consultancies can ask their clients to improve their relationship.


Design education – what needs to be done?

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 | By Paul Drake

D&AD provides its thoughts on GCSE consultation and the future of design education.

Stephane Blanquet

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - The Legend of the Yokai

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Two of the illustrators showing work in Paramount Pictures’ The Legend of the Yokai show talk us through their art and passion for TMNT.


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