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How Google created a modular mobile phone Video

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 | By Tom Banks

New Deal Design’s Gadi Amit talks about how Google Ara could provide a sustainable future for mobile phones.

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Baxter and Bailey brands ‘ethical’ estate agents Video

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The consultancy helped Brickworks develop a number of ‘pledges’, including offering fair fees and 2.5 per cent of profits going to charity.

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Johnson Banks gives Mlinda flexible identity system Video

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 | By Tom Banks

French environmental foundation Mlinda’s brand uses a typographic solution to illustrate reduction of production and consumption.

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Royal Mail postmark celebrates Abram Games

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Royal Mail is issuing a postmark dedicated to designer Abram Games, launching to mark the centenary of his birth.

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Wales

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.

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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.

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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. 

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ANALYSIS

Offices for GSK, designed by Radley Yeldar

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.

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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.

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Can design save the world? Video

Mon, 30 Jun 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Product and graphic designers tackled this thorny issue at the Made North design conference.

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EDITOR'S CHOICE

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.

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Wally Olins dies aged 83

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

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

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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.

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Design Week Awards 2014

Tomorrow

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.

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The 2014 Design Week Awards winners Video

Fri, 16 May 2014

All the winners from the 2014 Design Week Awards.

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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.

WE LIKE

Panopticon by Steve Macleod

Panopticon style surveillance at Latitude

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 | By Tom Banks

RPM Productions designs Panopticon interactive piece for Latitude festival but who is watching who?

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VOXPOP

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.

Do you think design can save the world?

Fri, 4 Jul 2014 | By Tom Banks

Can design save the world, and if so how? Designers variously extol the values of designs power to change, get a bit existential and tell us we’re doomed.

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WHAT'S ON

Ashes57

Ashes57 show coming to Boxpark

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Illustrator Ashes57 is the next artist to fill the Boxpark exhibition space, following in the colourful footsteps of Yoni Atler.

Live-printing a city map Video

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Artist and designer Mark Andrew Webber is asking members of the public to help him hand-print a huge typographic map of Berlin.

Living in a Dream World

Make it Last Forever

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Sickboy’s first ever London gallery show forms a ’multimedia visual diary that seeks to outlive its creator’.

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EDITOR'S VIEW

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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.

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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.

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INDUSTRY VOICE

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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.

Change

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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