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Form rebrands Latitude with photography-led identity Video

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 | By Tom Banks

Form has rebranded Latitude festival by creating a new simplified wordmark, compass icon, and a photography-led identity system.

The new Eurovision Song Contest logo

A new look for the Eurovision Song Contest Video

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 | By Emily Gosling

The redrawn logo places more prominence on the heart of the wordmark.


Bitcoin Foundation launches new look Video

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The US-based Bitcoin Foundation, which aims to promote and standardise Bitcoin, is rolling out a new look.


The week in design Video

Fri, 1 Aug 2014

The biggest design stories from the past seven days.


Latest Opportunities


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.


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.


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. 




What are the key business trends for design? Subscription Required

Wed, 30 Jul 2014

As part of our 2014 Design Week Top 100 coverage, we look at the key business trends that will affect different design sectors.


Designing for the new wave of pop-ups

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 | By Emily Gosling

As pop-up spaces become increasingly popular and more sophisticated, we look at how brands can best take advantage of them.


How to run an efficient design business Video Subscription Required

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 | By Tom Banks

See our case studies and top tips on running an efficient design consultancy, taken from our Top 100 survey.



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.


Wally Olins dies aged 83

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

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


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.


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.



Behind the Mask

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Mixing the beautiful and the sinister, Sasha Tugolukova’s Mask range of plate designs are intricate, delicate and rather dark.



Which summer holiday destination would you recommend for a designer?

Thu, 31 Jul 2014

Want to be inspired this summer? Stay at home. Designers tell us how they are largely inspired by places in the UK.

What consumer product would you like to see redesigned to improve sustainability?

Thu, 24 Jul 2014

Google is releasing a new modular phone that lets users upgrade individual parts instead of throwing the handset away. What other consumer product would you like to see redesigned to improve sustainability?

What do you think makes a great client?

Thu, 17 Jul 2014

Designers tell us what they look for in their perfect client.



Varvara Stepanova Photomontage 'Beready!' 1932

Primrose: Early Colour Photography in Russia

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 | By Emily Gosling

A wonderful new show at The Photographer’s Gallery uncovers the often strange, surreal photographs of Russia from the 1860s - 1980s.

Bombardier, Derby, by Mark Power

Behind the scenes of UK manufacturing

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Nine Magnum photographers have gone behind-the-scenes at venues such as the Tate & Lyle and Vauxhall factories.

Kate Prior

Illustration, dogs and punk rock

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 | By Emily Gosling

The glorious union of dogs and punk rock is being brought to life at a forthcoming Manchester show, celebrating the lives of the Gravehounds.




We need to remember that design is more than just making things pretty Video

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

When writing about, thinking about or teaching design, we need to remember that it’s not just about making things.


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.


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.



Rob Lowe

Ten Questions for: Supermundane

Fri, 1 Aug 2014

Covering graphic art, typography, and illustration, Supermundane creates gorgeous geometric abstractions and boasts a client list including Penguin and the V&A.

The John Madekski Garden at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Great design boosts our economy and democracy – but may not be around for much longer

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 | By Naomi Turner

Policy Connect’s Naomi Turner expands on claims that UK design education is failing students.

The recently-launched Morrisons ecommerce website

The squeezed middle of the supermarket world

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 | By Jens Lundgaard

Brandworkz chief executive Jens Lundgaard looks at what might be the right branding strategy for an ailing retailer.


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