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Tracksmith branding celebrates running’s ‘style and culture’ Video

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Tracksmith has been set up by former Rapha creative director Luke Scheybeler and former Puma marketing executive Matt Taylor.


The week in design

Fri, 25 Jul 2014

The biggest design stories from the past seven days.


Elmwood creates identity for new scented plimsoll brand

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Elmwood has created the branding for plimsoll company POP Village, creating a look that aims to ‘capture the youthful spirit of the product’.

Canary Wharf Group

Canary Wharf Group rebrands with abstract tower mark Video

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 | By Tom Banks

Sutton Young has rebranded the Canary Wharf Group to better reflect its offer which is soon to include residential development.


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Welsh Government opens up design framework

Wed, 16 Jul 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The Welsh Government is seeking to appoint branding, graphic and digital design consultancies to its communication and marketing services framework.


Designers sought to promote renewable energy

Mon, 14 Jul 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult is seeking to appoint graphic and digital designers to a new framework.


Agriculture board looks to set up £5-6 million design framework

Wed, 4 Jun 2014 | By Tom Banks

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board wants designers to tender for a graphics and branding framework. 




How to run an efficient design business Video Subscription Required

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 | By Tom Banks

See our case studies and top tips on running an efficient design consultancy, taken from our Top 100 survey.


How to top the Design Week Top 100 Video Subscription Required

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 | By Emily Gosling

We talk to this year’s leading Top 100 design consultancies to find out how they got to the top.


What makes a great design client?

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The Design Council is carrying out research on what – in the opinion of designers – makes for a good design client.



Hannah Fasching, Goldsmiths

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.


Wally Olins dies aged 83

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Olins was described as ‘insatiably curious, infectiously charming and occasionally infuriatingly impatient’.


What makes a successful design team?

Tue, 1 Apr 2014 | By David Godber

Elmwood David Godber has worked client-side, in-house and for agencies. He talks to us about creative teams.


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.


Implant by Karborn

The Computer Virus Catalog

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 | By Tom Banks

An online illustrated guide to the deadliest computer viruses in digital history. 



What consumer product would you like to see redesigned to improve sustainability?

Thu, 24 Jul 2014

Google is releasing a new modular phone that lets users upgrade individual parts instead of throwing the handset away. What other consumer product would you like to see redesigned to improve sustainability?

What do you think makes a great client?

Thu, 17 Jul 2014

Designers tell us what they look for in their perfect client.

What's the strangest and most inventive designer CV you've been sent?

Thu, 10 Jul 2014 | By Tom Banks

Designers talk about CVs disguised as milk cartons, action figures, back-scratchers, coffee cups, and Kinder Eggs.



He Didn't Care Much For Cereal.

Ben Frost's Supermarket Sweep

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Less Dale Winton, more Pop Art-inspired, packaging-based artwork.

Cercophitecus Icarocornu from the Fauna series by Joan Fontcuberta and Pere Formiguera, 1985 © Joan Fontcuberta and Pere Formiguera

Stranger Than Fiction at the Science Museum

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 | By Tom Banks

A photographic exhibition by Joan Fontcuberta looks at the murky intersection between fact, fiction, science and art.


Hello illustration!

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 | By Emily Gosling

A new show at London’s Book Club is inspired by the art of the greeting, looking at communication and its cheekier (often funnier) little sister, miscommunication.




Time for design to shine at the Commonwealth Games Video

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Like the London 2012 Olympics, Glasgow 2014 could come to be seen as a design success story.


Airbnb – the ultimate viral logo Video

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The uncontrollable media hype around Airbnb’s rebrand shows what a success it is.

Future Pioneers Sarah Gold, Ruby Davies and Grace Davies

Meet the Future Pioneers

Fri, 4 Jul 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The Design Council programme identifies ‘principled, passionate and purposeful’ graduates at New Designers.




Four Corners – an interview with Emory Douglas Video

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 | By Jon Daniel

Jon Daniel talks to Emory Douglas, former Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party.


How design businesses can embrace change

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 | By John Scarrott

The DBA’s John Scarrott looks at how consultancies can build a change-friendly structure.

Luis Suárez featured in the Adidas World Cup campaign

How to create a World Cup campaign with bite

Tue, 15 Jul 2014 | By Alasdair Lennox

Fitch creative director Alasdair Lennox on how a rogue Luis Suárez bite sent the Adidas World Cup campaign viral.


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