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The Partners creates hidden pattern branding for Tusk Conservation Awards Video

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

A geometric pattern contains the letters T, U, S and K.

London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic mascots Wenlock and Mandeville, created by Iris

Olympic mascot designer Iris sells stake to South Korea’s Cheil

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Cheil says the deal gives it the option to buy Iris in its entirety over the next five years.


Coca-Cola launches "premium" milk brand Fairlife Video

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 | By Tom Banks

Fairlife is branded and marketed as a healthy lifestyle choice and contains 50 per cent more protein and 30 per cent less sugar than standard milk.

The recently-launched Apple Watch

Apple becomes first company worth $700bn

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Apple’s value is higher than the GDP of all but 19 countries in the world.


Latest Opportunities


£300k fund launched to find “innovative” new UK product designs Video

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The Design Council Spark fund is open to anyone on the UK with “a brilliant product idea”.


V&A to rethink online presence

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The V&A wants to appoint consultancies with expertise in both user experience and branding to work on the first phase of its website redesign.


Sellafield seeks designers

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Sellafield nuclear plant is seeking to appoint designers to a four-year framework worth £2 million-£3 million.



Barclays Pingit

Using design in customer experience

Wed, 12 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Barclays customer experience director Clive Grinyer gave a talk at the Festival of Marketing in London looking at how organisations can use design to improve their customer experience.


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.



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.


Tribal Beat by Loni Harris

How to shape up on geometric design

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 | By Tom Banks

A new book shows a collection of graphics and surface designs made up of geometric shape



What is the most important thing the Creative Industries Federation should do?

Thu, 27 Nov 2014

“The Creative Industries Federation launches this week to give an ‘independent voice’ to the UK’s creative industries. What is the most important thing you think it can do?”

What makes award-winning design work?

Thu, 20 Nov 2014

Experts tell us what they look for when they’re judging design awards.

​What will visual communication look like in 50 years time?

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 | By Tom Banks

Visual communication experts speculate on a changing landscape of sensory communication, cloud-based developments, and the unshifting principal of visual communication as a public service.



Forensics the Anatomy of Crime

Discovering crime at the Wellcome Collection

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

Wellcome Collection investigates the science of forensics with a new exhibition uncovering the stories of victims and suspects. 


Font fun at the V&A

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

This month’s Friday Late event at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum looks to a be a fascinating and fun opportunity to explore fonts.

Mike Ballard, The Ultra Poet, 2014

Somerset House reopens new wing with Mapping The City exhibition

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

The show looks at how 50 international street and graffiti artists interpret cities and urban landscapes.




Five things we learned at the Festival of Marketing

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Be brave, be human and pay attention to detail…


What to see at the Festival of Marketing Video

Fri, 7 Nov 2014

Hear from Barclays, Airbnb, DW Award winners CHI & Partners… and Tulisa…

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.




Four Corners – an interview with Lowell Thompson

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 | By Jon Daniel

Jon Daniel hears from the legendary “Mad Invisible Man” about life in ’60s and ’70s US adland.

Rebecca Shipham meets Prime Minister David Cameron after being named as the UK's best freelancer

What does it take to be a successful freelance designer?

Mon, 24 Nov 2014

Exhibition designer Rebecca Shipham has been named the UK’s best freelancer. We talk to her about making freelancing a success.


Ten Questions for: Phil Carter

Fri, 21 Nov 2014

The Carter Wong co-founder talks fast cars, creative fulfillment and not being able to use a computer…


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