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The Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games mascots

Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games Mascots unveiled Video

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 | By Tom Banks

The mascots were apparently born out of “an explosion of joy” and have been designed by São Paulo-based design and animation studio Birdo Produções.

The Football Pools

A new look for the Football Pools Video

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 | By Tom Banks

SomeOne has created an identity that aims to “reignite passion” for The Football Pools.

Bauer Place portfolio rebrand

The Allotment overhauls Bauer Media's radio portfolio

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

New “Closer to You” positioing set to roll out next year across 17 regional radio brands and more than 43 stations.

The restaurant space

The Ivy to open sister restaurant with Martin Brudnizki interiors

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The Ivy Market Grill is intended to be an “informal and sophisticated alternative” to its sister venue.


Latest Opportunities


£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”.


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.


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.



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.


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.



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.



Helping disabled students design with their eyes Video

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The SHIVA tool has been designed to be customised for use by people with different kinds of disabilities.



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.

What does the future of money look like? Video

Thu, 6 Nov 2014 | By Tom Banks

Those attending the Rufus Reinvents Money hackathon give us their thoughts.




The Eureka moments behind famous designs Video

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The first sketches for designs including the Brompton bicycle, the Anglepoise lamp and the Eiffel Tower are going on show as part of an upcoming exhibition.


Jean Jullien’s New York Video

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

For its final show in its current home, Kemistry Gallery is showing work by prolific illustrator Jullien.


What’s the future for graffiti?

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Artists, writers, academics and politicians are coming together for a three-day event in London to explore the future of graffiti.




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…


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.



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.


Ten Questions for: Phil Carter

Fri, 21 Nov 2014

The Carter Wong co-founder talks fast cars, creative fulfillment and not being able to use a computer…


Max Kisman – creating visual headlines Video

Fri, 21 Nov 2014

In this interview from Design Indaba, Dutch designer Max Kisman talks us through some of his designs and explains his working process.


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