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$20m Hoefler Frere-Jones legal battle ends in settlement

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The terms of the settlement are confidential, but Hoefler and Frere-Jones say their dispute over ownership of the Hoefler & Frere-Jones type foundry has now been “resolved”.


Under-threat Kemistry Gallery aims to come back bigger and better Video

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The London graphics gallery faces closure and has launched a Kickstarter appeal to relaunch as a new space.


​In for a penny…M&C Saatchi brands contactless charity scheme

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 | By Tom Banks

Penny for london will allow passengers to donate money to charitable causes when they make a contactless payment.


Graphicks creates "seductive and haunting" look for Smack lobster deli

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 | By Tom Banks

Design LSM has worked on interiors, which include ceiling hung benches and uplighting embedded in a trough surround.


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£50k funding on offer for designs to help disabled people Video

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The Inclusive Technology Prize has been launched by Nesta, working with the Office for Disability Issues, Innovate UK, Business Innovation and Skills and solicitors Irwin Mitchell.


​Blue sky thinking – designers sought to create windowless aeroplanes Video

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 | By Tom Banks

Engineering group CPI is seeking designers to help realise “windowless planes” which project the outside view onto the inside of the fuselage.


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.



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.


Biscuit Mugs, by Together Design

Perfectly Put Together objects

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Consultancy Together Design is launching an online shop.



Is there a North/South divide in design?

Thu, 30 Oct 2014

It’s one of the questions being posed at the Great Debate at the Design MCR Festival, but what do you think?

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.




Studying the study of sex Video

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The Wellcome Collection in London is set to open the “Institute of Sexology”, an exhibition looking at the study of sex.

Matt Taylor, Mondo film poster design for Dallas Buyer's Club

Comic festival artists and writers take over Leeds for Thought Bubble

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 | By Tom Banks

“The UK’s largest annual sequential arts festival” returns to Leeds next month with an international line-up of guests.

Signal, by John Stanmeyer

World Press Photo of the Year

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

A memorable visual snapshot of the key moments of the past 12 months.



The hyperbolic paraboloid roof at the Design Museum's new home

A vision for the future – the world's biggest design museum and design on prime-time TV Video

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The Design Museum’s move to Kensington could have a seismic effect on the design industry’s profile.

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.




Design education – the view from colleges

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 | By Nigel Carrington

Nigel Carrington, vice-chancellor of University of the Arts London, says exam boards need to adopt a model of creativity in context.

Bro Ben

Four Corners – an interview with Bro Ben Video

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 | By Jon Daniel

Jon Daniel talks to prolific illustrator, designer, filmmaker and artist Benjamin Wachenje.

Peter Silk (left) and Jack Pearce

Ten Questions for: Silk Pearce

Thu, 23 Oct 2014

As Peter Silk and Jack Pearce mark 30 years of working together as Silk Pearce, they answer our Ten Questions.


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