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First look at Science Museum’s new Information Age Gallery

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 | By Tom Banks

Photographs from the Information Age Gallery, which has been designed by Universal Design Studio.


B-Reel works with Google to “make email work better” Video

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Google is launching new email app Inbox, which it says is “designed to focus on what matters”.


Ideas Factory helps Aspire shape-up with triangular identity Video

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 | By Tom Banks

Ideas Factory has rebranded London estate agent Aspire using triangular symbols, which are borrowed from the A of Aspire.

Rodney Fitch

The week in design Video

Fri, 24 Oct 2014

This week’s biggest design stories.


Latest Opportunities

The new chalet design for Minehead

Butlins seeks branding consultancy

Fri, 3 Oct 2014 | By Tom Banks

Holiday camp Butlins is looking to appoint a consultancy to design a new Butlins identity and work on strategy and positioning.


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.



The Future Hunter-Gatherer concept, by Pan Wang

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”.


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.


Designing the new hudl2 for Tesco Video

Wed, 8 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The designs are the result of a collaboration between Chauhan Studio, ustwo and The Chase.



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.


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.


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.


Sophia George with the game

A William Morris computer game Video

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Sophia George, the Victoria & Albert Museum’s first-ever Game Designer in Residence, has created a new iPad game inspired by the work of William Morris.



What is the best TV programme you have seen about design?

Thu, 23 Oct 2014

We look at some of the best representations of design on the small screen.

Do you think the development of new technologies helps or hinders our imagination?

Thu, 16 Oct 2014

This year’s Design Manchester takes the theme of ‘The Science of Imagination’. We ask speakers about the balance of technology and imagination.

What's your perfect brief?

Thu, 9 Oct 2014

Designers tell us about their idea of the perfect brief.




Horror art at the Crossfire Halloween Massacre

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 | By Tom Banks

As the specter of Halloween looms ever closer, more ghoulish art and graphics shows are emerging.

Livi Whitworth - The Anatomy of the Cockney Rhyming Slang Gentle Man

Cockney rhyming slang illustrated

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 | By Tom Banks

Mr Gresty and his community of artists and illustrators are looking at Rhyming Slang in his latest exhibition.

Installation view at Whitechapel Gallery

Fraser Muggeridge’s abstract alphabet

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

An exhibition at Whitechapel Gallery showcases an “abstract alphabet” created by designer Fraser Muggeridge and pupils at Welling School.



George Osborne and Ed Vaizey's shoes (the Chancellor's are on the left…)

More design questions for the Chancellor

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Following DW’s conversation with George Osborne about design, here are some follow-up questions for the Chancellor.


More than just a logo Video

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Critiquing a new logo is easy to do. Understanding the story of how a company is changing internal and external perceptions of itself is more difficult.


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.



Peter Silk (left) and Jack Pearce

Ten Questions for: Silk Pearce

Thu, 23 Oct 2014

As Peter Silk and Jack Pearce mark 30 years of working together as Silk Pearce, they answer our Ten Questions.


Five questions to ask your clients

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 | By Jonathan Kirk

Up to the Light founder Jonathan Kirk looks at five questions consultancies can ask their clients to improve their relationship.


Design education – what needs to be done?

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 | By Paul Drake

D&AD provides its thoughts on GCSE consultation and the future of design education.


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