Two immersive installations at Amy: Beyond the Stage from set designer Chiara Stephenson seek to show a different side of the troubled singer.
As the year draws to a close, here is our pick of festive and not-so-festive design events that are not to be missed in December.
Illustration-led puzzle companies speak with us about how they have capitalised on a market which has been supercharged by pandemic lockdowns and a desire to “switch off”.
From colour charting the Beach Boys to a characterful pet food rebrand, these were some of our favourite projects from the past month.
Nine designers have been recognised with the accolade, which is awarded each year by the RSA and has previously included James Dyson and Vivienne Westwood.
The old crest had not been touched since the 1970s and was seen by the club to not be communicating well in the modern world.
We speak to designers about how their work is helping women’s sport grow and make more of an impact.
The new organisation comprises Creative England and the Creative Industries Federation, with the identity developed by Multivitamin.
We look back at the life of graphic designer Bob Gill, a founding member of Fletcher/Forbes/Gill as well as D&AD, who has died at the age of 90.
The platform draws on many of the visualisation and simulation technologies that Dyson designers use during their development process, according to the company.
Set up with environmental group Hubbub, the Circular Future Fund aims to support projects across home products, textiles and food waste.
The identity has been developed by Studio Blackburn and is informed by the city’s continued work towards encouraging digital transformation across communities and businesses.
With the Design Council’s flagship festival dedicated to fighting climate change wrapping up last week, we speak to CEO Minnie Moll about next steps.
The Boxx punching bag is designed to offer people at-home convenience without the danger of knocking over pets, plants or children.
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The initiative will be the first of many “vibrant communities” which will be set up to help designers address areas of concern.
Reed Words writers Andrea Dunne and Gemma Wilson share tips on how copywriters and designers can help brands get to grips with the nuances of communicating mental health messages meaningfully.
From reclaimed wood, to stone and copper some of this month’s projects use naturally occurring materials to blur the lines between indoor and outdoor.
The science and innovation campus based in Oxfordshire has adopted the new identity as it looks to expand its offering.
Moves, changes and appointments happening across the design industry.
Mike Dempsey looks back at the life and work of Nicholas Thirkell 1942-2021 and speaks to those who knew him.
Developed by product design studio Morrama, the Prenatal Care concept project features three devices to help parents bond with unborn children.
The two cities will assume the mantle in 2024, following in the footsteps of former title holders including Lille Metropole, Taipei, Mexico City and Cape Town.
The charging point, designed by PA Consulting and the Royal College of Art, hopes to be “as recognisable as the red post box or black cab”.
By shifting the focus towards storytelling, designers can reposition their own work and thereby effect change in consumers.
Designers need to consider how products are made, not just where they end up, according to designer Sophie Thomas.
At this year’s global graduate show, 150 shortlisted projects aim to solve social problems from overworked vaccine providers to short-lived baby shoes.
Design Week is joining Design Council in Scotland next week to find out how COP26 could help galvanise designers into action.
The teams behind Logo Archive and Standards Manual have united to explore the decade-long design revamp instructed by the US government.
A new online directory of almost 1,000 creatives, created by Craig Oldham, hopes to highlight creative talent outside of England’s capital.
The designer talks to us about a living conference hall she has designed for COP26 and how designers can help empower people to make meaningful environmental decisions.