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Rainbow Trust charity rebrands for first time since foundation Video

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The new identity has been created by Small Back Room and is based around “facets of light”.

Snoozebox bedroom

Tangerine redesigns portable hotel brand Snoozebox

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

The consultancy has recreated the interiors to make it more comfortable for use at festivals and other outdoor events.

Godown is an old Indian word for warehouse

&Smith brings 1920s Bombay to Dishoom King's Cross

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 | By Tom Banks

A brand story imagines a cafe set up in 1920s Bombay by an Iranian settler.

MedicineAfrica

MedicineAfrica platform designed to improve healthcare training

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

White October designs global healthcare platform to train students and doctors in developing countries remotely.

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£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”.

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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.

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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.

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ANALYSIS

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.

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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”.

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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.

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EDITOR'S CHOICE

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.

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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.

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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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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.

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Stereovision by Chris O'Donovan

Stereovision - a new perspective in 3D photography Video

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 | By Tom Banks

Photographer unearths old cameras to bring a new perspective to 3D image making by creating gifs which appear to reach around their subject.

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VOXPOP

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.

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WHAT'S ON

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. 

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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.

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EDITOR'S VIEW

Airbnb

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…

Barclays

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.

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INDUSTRY VOICE

Office shot desk

How businesses can empower their most creative thinkers Subscription Required

Thu, 27 Nov 2014

This White Paper from software company Attask looks at how companies can help their creative teams work more effectively.

Lowell

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.

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