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New Pancreatic Cancer Action logo reflects the shape of a pancreas Video

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

Studio Sparrowhill has rebranded the charity with an aim of raising public awareness and understanding of the condition.


Lambie-Nairn works on “non-linear” BBC series Video

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

Lambie-Nairn has created the identity and developed the look and feel for Story of Now, a new “non-linear” 20-part series from the BBC.


A lamp that can charge your phone, from Industrial Facility Video

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

Industrial Facility has created a new lamp than can operate as a charging point for devices such as phones and laptops.


The week in design Video

Fri, 30 Jan 2015

This week’s biggest design stories.


Latest Opportunities


Blackpool seeks designers for town museum, promising “this will be no conventional museum”

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

Blackpool Council says the new museum, opening in 2018, will be “immersive, participatory and inclusive”.


City University seeks designers for roster

Fri, 23 Jan 2015

London’s City University is seeking to appoint design consultancies to a new two-year roster.


Designers sought for £5m Nottingham University framework

Mon, 19 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

The University of Nottingham is seeking to appoint print and digital designers to a three-year framework worth £5 million.



Redrawing the "g"

Guardian launches new website to complete multi-platform redesign Video

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 | By Tom Banks

We speak to the Guardian’s designers about the rationale behind the new site and the Guardian’s new “common design language” across all platforms. 


Logos that represent sound and movement Video

Mon, 26 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

Bruce Mau Design has been making waves with its new branding for wireless speaker company Sonos. We look at this and other logos that represent sound and movement.


Can a typeface promote unity? We look at two Arabic/Hebrew fonts Video

Tue, 13 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

We chat to two Israeli designers about Arabic/Hebrew typefaces they have created in a bid to create unity between the two languages.




Keith Cunningham – 1929-2014 Video

16 August 2001 | By Mike Dempsey

In this 2001 interview, Mike Dempsey meets the modest and rather mysterious artist and designer.


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 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.


Herringbone Sole Cleaning the court, By Jack Hughes

Illustrators pay homage to Adidas Superstar shoes Video

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 | By Tom Banks

Adidas has worked with three illustrators to mark the relaunch of its Superstar shoe, which was first introduced in 1969.



How can you make sure you enjoy working in design?

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 | By Tom Banks

Last week the DBA’s John Scarrott gave some advice on how to raise spirits at your consultancy during gloomy January. Here designers share their own advice. 

What is your definition of what branding is?

Thu, 22 Jan 2015

We ask a selection of experts their thoughts on how they define “branding”.

What is the best example of using service design in the public sector?

Thu, 15 Jan 2015

Ahead of the Service Design for Public Services conference in Cardiff this month, experts give us their examples of how service design can be used.



Jean Jullien, Phone, 2014

Kemistry Gallery unveils first exhibition since closure

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

The gallery, which lost its permanent studio space in 2014, is putting on its first exhibition since closure to raise awareness of its campaign to relocate.

iHealth Align

The Design Museum celebrates healthcare design with exhibition Video

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 | By Tom Banks

The Design Museum is to exhibit groundbreaking healthcare designs that include personal devices which help people to monitor their own conditions and even diagnose illness.

Richard Mosse, Airside

Staging disorder at LCC

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

An exhibition of constructed conflict photography has opened at the London College of Communication. 



Steve Jobs – the classic example of a "hybrid designer"

The "hybrid-designers" shaping our future Video

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

Non-designers like Steve Jobs and Buzzfeed’s Jonah Peretti are shaping the future of design.


Who would you never work for? Video

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

The moral choices designers make provide a compelling case for the power of design.


Three reasons why £3.1bn is the magic number for design Video

Fri, 16 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

This week we learned from Government figures that last year design contributed £3.1 billion to the UK economy.




“Be simple, be unpredictable” lessons from Brazilian creative director Marcello Serpa Video

Wed, 28 Jan 2015

Serpa shares insights from his 30-year career at the Design Indaba conference.


How to improve buoyancy – for you and your business

Mon, 19 Jan 2015 | By John Scarrott

January can be a tough month, so the DBA’s John Scarrott looks at how to raise your spirits.

Gabrielle Smith

Four Corners – an interview with Gabrielle Smith Video

Wed, 14 Jan 2015 | By Jon Daniel

Jon Daniel talks to the motion graphics designer and founder of the Thenublk website.


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