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Sajid Javid named as new Culture Secretary

Wed, 9 Apr 2014 | By Tom Banks

Javid replaces Maria Miller, who has stood down following an expenses row.

High Chair created for HRH Prince George of Cambridge. By Katie Walker

Crafted at the Royal Academy

Mon, 31 Mar 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The RA’s Crafted show features a high-chair designed for Prince George.


Report calls for a 'revolution' in design education Video

Wed, 26 Mar 2014 | By Tom Banks

The University Alliance report calls for an overhaul of the design education system.

Luke Hayes.

Designs of the Year - and defining what 'design' really is

Wed, 26 Mar 2014 | By Emily Gosling

This year’s Designs of the Year exhibition at the Design Museum again shows the breadth and impact of design.


Design Week Awards 2014 shortlist announced

Thu, 20 Mar 2014 | By Tom Banks

We are happy to announce the Design Week Awards 2014 shortlist.


A Budget for 'makers' and 'doers' but what does it really mean for design?

Thu, 20 Mar 2014 | By Tom Banks

There will be cost savings and tax breaks for some design businesses, manufacturing and export receive a boost, but question marks hover over some LLPs.

Houses of Parliament

Intellectual Property Bill passed

Thu, 13 Mar 2014 | By Tom Banks

The IP Bill has passed through its third and final reading and now awaits a ‘consideration of amendments’ and Royal Assent.

McKinnon and Harris Furniture

London Design Week

Fri, 7 Mar 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

More than 500 brands will be showcasing their wares and presenting new collections at this year’s London Design Week, which takes place at Chelsea Harbour.

Armchair for Devonshire House, c1733-40

William Kent – the man who designed Georgian Britain

Thu, 20 Feb 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The V&A is showing works by prolific 18th century designer William Kent.

New Works by Anton Alvarez, 2014.

Wrapper's Delight

Wed, 19 Feb 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Gallery Libby Sellers is showing new work by Anton Alvarez, created with his thread-wrapping machine.

Pia Wustenberg, Ful Light 1 2012

Kraft Work

Tue, 18 Feb 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Unlike its Krautrock namesake, the Aram Gallery’s new Kraft Work show eschews the world of computers in favour of analogue materials – cardboard and paper.

Luffa Acoustic Tiles by Mauricio Affonso

Forces of Nature

Thu, 13 Feb 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Interior design studio and gallery 19 Greek Street is celebrating the natural world in design form with its new Forces of Nature show.


Wayne Hemingway aims to breathe life back into Blackburn's streets Video

Wed, 12 Feb 2014 | By Tom Banks

Hemingway and the Blackburn is Open campaign aims to ‘wage a war’ on empty shops in the town.

Suelan - Cherie

Traces - a design trip back to 1936

Fri, 7 Feb 2014 | By Emily Gosling

A little space in Peckham has been transported back to 1936: the sights, the smells, the stories – it’s all there, thanks to the creative brains behind Traces.

The Black Zone.

Marcel Wanders Pinned Up

Tue, 4 Feb 2014 | By Emily Gosling

The ‘Lady Gaga of design’, as the New York Times called him, celebrates a retrospective of the last 25 years of his design career.



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