Sunak’s spending review pledges to move the country on from the pandemic, with some business tax relief planned, but question marks remain over the impact of cost of living increases.
We speak with product designers about how micro-mobility vehicles like e-bikes and scooters can be made appealing for wide-ranging modern audiences.
Moves, changes and appointments happening across the design industry
From Colonel Sanders to Coco the Monkey, mascots can be some of the most resonant parts of brands. But how do you create a good one and keep it current?
Having won an award for services to design education, we chat to the designer about why craft isn’t as important as we might think, and why recycling is a con.
Design Partners has unveiled a wearable heart monitor vest, which aims to provide a more comfortable experience and deliver more accurate data.
The opening of the exhibition coincides with the upcoming COP26 climate conference, and interrogates how design can tackle the critical problem of waste.
We speak to baton designer Laura Nyahuye about the work behind the project and how her Zimbabwean heritage influenced the design.
The cultural festival will take place between March and October in 2022, and features high profile commissions involving the likes of Assemble and Dr Nelly Ben Hayoun.
The new “simplified” designs have been influenced by audience research showing that the BBC’s previous look was “old fashioned”.
Mother Design New York has developed the brand, which launches alongside refurbished interiors from consultancy Yabu Pushelberg.
As Expo 2020 opens in the Middle East, we run down some of our favourite pavilions – featuring DIY spaceships and the world’s largest passenger lift.
A biomass fuel solution for farms, a unique hydrogen innovation and a service which cuts down on food waste are among the winners of Prince William’s environmental awards.
The VMLY&R design team talks us through the tournament identity and its “typeface without borders”, which was crafted with inclusivity in mind.
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The solar-powered pods can travel by raised or on-road tracks, carry 16 passengers at once and can be booked via an Uber-style app.
The year’s award-winning work has a wide focus, from plant collectors to the plight of the gnarwalls.
A pot of nearly £2 million has been set aside as part of the Transport Research and Innovation Grant 2021 programme, which has four challenges to address.
The Design Business Association’s (DBA)Annual Survey Report points to recruitment issues at studios, compounded by many out-of-work designers setting up on their own.
Sid Lee has designed the illustrative branding for RATP’s new app, which aims to simplify everyday journeys for Parisians.
The identity for Wholly Veggie looks to avoid well-trodden plant-based visual references, and will roll out across packaging, point-of-sale and digital.
The London-based brand consultancy has crafted an identity for the certification system based around a ripple-effect mark.
The new look for the insights platform features a redesigned logo which moves it away from a familiarity with Tinder’s flame icon.
As employees learn to adapt to new ways of working, designers weigh in on how office spaces can help them adjust.
From European-inspired restaurants, to scientific research facilities mixing old and new, these are the interiors projects that have caught our attention recently.
Dayuse’s new look conjures different moods to show customers how hotel services might be used by day rather than as part of an overnight stay.
Wright is dean of academic programmes at Central Saint Martins, and will succeed current president Naresh Ramchandani.
FluentPet uses a system of buttons to give pets a voice, but how is design, cognitive science and research combined to make it work and can dogs can interpret pictograms?
Conran founded the museum in 1989, and the showcase will explore this and several other “parallel careers” he had, including with Habitat and the Conran Design Group.
The latest moves, changes and appointments happening across the design industry.
UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £2 million of the fund, to support initiatives that have been co-designed with older people.