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Brandhouse creates fruit characters for new Robinsons squash range Video

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 | By Tom Banks

The new range is aimed at kids and Brandhouse has designed brand characters formed from the flavours they represent.

The Elmwood-designed identity which  has been dropped

LeSoCo identity dropped by Lewisham Southwark College Video

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 | By Tom Banks

Lewisham Southwark College, which was branded by Elmwood last year as LeSoCo, has dropped its identity.

The Shetlandeli chutney range

Pocknell Studio creates Scandinavia-inspired designs for Shetlandeli

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 | By Emily Gosling

The branding for the range of artisan foods uses an abstracted image of an island’s coastline.

Museum Freecycle

170 museums sign up to exhibition recycling network

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 | By Tom Banks

Natural History Museum, the Imperial War Museum and National Portrait Gallery sign up to The Museum Freecycle UK portal.


Latest Opportunities


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.


University of Ulster seeks digital and print designers

Wed, 6 Aug 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The university says it is looking to roster consultancies ‘of varying size and specialism’ to the creative design framework.




25 years of Tangerine

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 | By Tom Banks

We take a look at some of the defining projects by the consultancy which kickstarted the careers of Jonathan Ive, Martin Darbyshire, and Clive Grinyer.

Inspired Product winner Ooho by Pierre Paslier, Guillaume Couche and Rodrigo García González

​Four designs that could change the world

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 | By Tom Banks

Royal College of Arts graduates take on some of the biggest environmental and social issues facing the world today.


How the FT developed its new look Video

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

We talk to FT head of design Kevin Wilson about creating the newspaper’s new look.




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.


Wally Olins dies aged 83

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

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


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.


1000 Londoners – Elena Corchero

Designers take over film project 1000 Londoners Video

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 | By Tom Banks

The first film, available to stream is about Elena Corchero, a desigenr who works with smart materials.



What's your favourite record cover art of all time?

Fri, 26 Sep 2014

A touring exhibition of record cover art is currently taking place. What’s your favourite record cover art of all time?

What is the most enjoyable thing about being a designer?

Thu, 18 Sep 2014

Find out what keeps designers doing the jobs they do…

What are you most looking forward to at London Design Festival?

Thu, 11 Sep 2014

Those in the know tell us what they’re looking forward to at next week’s London Design Festival.



Birmingham, January 1969 © Nick Hedges / National Media Museum, Bradford

Make Life Worth Living - hard-hitting photography commissioned by Shelter

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 | By Emily Gosling

A hard-hitting new photography show presents images commissioned for housing charity Shelter from 1968 - 1972.

Frederik Andersson, Infinite Beard

Print, drinking and dog yoga

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Event Brite and Made in Arts London are taking over Old Street station for a series of events.

Joe Magee, Thatcher 2014

Aloof Icons

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Illustrator and filmmaker Joe Magee is showing his print works, some inspired by his views on politics which cost him a job…




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.


The theatre of the new product launch Video

Fri, 5 Sep 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Dyson and Samsung may have hit heights with their glitzy launch events, but Apple looks set to blow them away.

Double Space for BMW – Poetry in Motion by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby

Looking ahead to the London Design Festival

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The London Design Festival is just over two weeks away and this year’s event has an intriguing mix of cross-disciplinary events.



Alberto Alessi

A whistle-stop word with Alberto Alessi

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 | By Tom Banks

Alessi managing director Alberto Alessi on how he commissions industrial designers, who his favourite designer of all time is and where he stands on crowd-funding.

Chloe Robertson

​How to write the perfect design brief

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 | By Emily Penny

Colourful Design Strategy’s Emily Penny on how clients can write the perfect design brief and how designers can make sense of them.

Fela Kuti, Zombie

Four Corners – an interview with Lemi Ghariokwu

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 | By Jon Daniel

Jon Daniel talks to Lemi Ghariokwu, artist and record sleeve designer born and based in Nigeria.


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