Calling out sexism, making hospitals happier places to be and reviving classic designs through crowdfunding; we honour the people who have made a difference to the industry over the last
The West Midlands city has been awarded £3 million, and will host a year-long series of events that will encompass art, design, theatre and more.
The blue-based purple has been selected for its “provocative” and “thoughtful” shade, which nods to current trends in areas like spirituality and space exploration.
Last week, we discovered that graphic designers get paid £3,000 less than the average UK salary. So what can they do to fill their pockets more sufficiently? Designers offer
Ivan Chermayeff died aged 85, a logo was launched to tackle “fake news” and designers offered advice on getting a pay rise – the news from the last seven days.
Find out how to access this year’s Top 100 and purchase your copy of the report, which ranks the 100 most successful independent UK design businesses.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
The Designing a Future Economy report looks at how different occupations use design skills and the positive impact this makes on the UK more generally.
The project is being led by a team of scientists at Cardiff University, and will look at how sensors embedded in products such as bikes could allow manufacturers to correct
The Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) has launched a new kitemark logo, which will be worn “with pride” by member magazines, newspapers and websites to show their content is regulated.
Car-pooling concept Moia is set to launch in Germany in 2018, and will be able to carry up to six individual passengers at a time.
The seven-floor office has been designed by architectural practice Frank Gehry, and includes a tech start-up hub called Ldn_Lab.
Research from accountancy firm Kingston Smith shows that the design sector has been more financially successful than last year, with a 5% increase in gross income.
The exhibition will take over London’s Somerset House during September 2018, and will see installations from countries including the UK and Israel.
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The app has been redesigned in-house, and now has different sections for photos and videos from users’ friends and content created by publishers such as the New York Times.
The charity’s new identity has been designed by Offthetopofmyhead, and features a “starburst”-inspired “K” symbol and vibrant colour palette.
This month, you can visit an exhibition on Medieval graphic design at the University of Oxford, and buy artwork from emerging and established designers at the London Illustration Fair.
Statistics from DCMS indicate that the creative industries – which include crafts, design, fashion, publishing and advertising – are healthy and growing, and provide increasing value to the wider economy.
Graphic designers get paid £3,000 below the average UK salary, and Kickstarter and Formula One rebranded – the news from the last seven days.
New York-based studio Order has created a new visual identity for the crowdfunding platform, which sees a “bulkier” word marque and a darker green and black colour palette introduced.
The global design consultancy’s New York office has given the charity a new visual identity, in a bid to help its mission of protecting children from sexual abuse online.
The white paper, which looks to boost UK business and the economy, has “positive measures” but does not give creative skills the same space as science, tech and maths, say
The colourful creations from the likes of Bompas & Parr and Morag Myerscough will be sold as part of an online raffle, with all the profits being donated to the
The term “graphic designer” was first coined by American typographer William Dwiggins in 1922 – but what interpretations existed before this? We ask designers to tell us about pre-20th century
The ad agency has created an identity, which takes on the form of an F1 car and has been designed to evoke “speed, attack and control”.
Industry professionals react to the European Commission’s decision to stop the UK from hosting the cultural programme as a result of Brexit.
Designer Morag Myerscough, architect Alison Brooks and urban planner Mike Rawlinson have been given the award this year, while structural engineer Tristram Carfrae has been named as the master of
Research from the Office for National Statistics has shown that full-time graphic designers earn on average £25,900 annually, which is less than musicians, journalists and architects.
The Future Starts Here explores the advantages and perils of ever-advancing technology and product design, from artificial intelligence to 3D-printing and cryogenic freezing.
BrandOpus has created the identity and packaging for Scrubd, which aims to reflect changing attitudes towards male grooming.
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