‘The ability to invent and develop new and original ideas, especially in an artistic way.’ This is the dictionary’s definition of ‘creativity’. A lofty ambition, and sadly, it has to
What goes on behind the scenes of awards and what should aspiring designers be doing to maximise their chances in future? Design Week gathers the insightful advice of a handful
With demand for design expected to increase, the industry needs to build its strength and rise to the occasion, says Lynda Relph-Knight. Research by Michelle Reeve. With the publication of
The Design Business Association’s Design Effectiveness Awards reward and promote work that is both impressive and commercially viable in the real world. Lynda Relph-Knight looks at who made the grade
On the treadmill of routine, under the daily grind of deadlines and demands, it can be a challenge to come up with that incredible new idea or stunning creative direction.
From prayers to cake-baking, this year’s crop of rising talent has a whimsical, conceptual and very international slant. Here Design Week showcases a selection of young award-winners from the past
In a bid to fight alcoholism, French TV broadcaster Hervé Chabalier has called on the French government to introduce legislation requiring wine bottles to be labelled with health warnings.
Edinburgh consultancy 442 Design has created the design concept for a £350 000 ‘external gallery’ in the city’s Our Dynamic Earth visitor attraction. The consultancy was appointed to the project
I totally agree with Alan Herron’s comments about the new Eddie Stobart livery (DW 17 November). In one stroke, with their new design pizza, they have relegated themselves from the
National Museums of Scotland is poised to announce the appointment of Ralph Appelbaum Associates to the £7m overhaul of Edinburgh’s Royal Museum. The appointment will follow a series of unpaid
Navyblue design director Alan Ainsley has been appointed design director of Glasgow design consultancy Stand. Ainsley, also a former design director at Elmwood, will be replaced.
The public are so media savvy that advertising doesn’t have any impact any more. Perhaps design should be put to better use, says Adrian Shaughnessy. The Guardian recently dispatched a