There is still no word on the replacement of either Design Council chairman John Sorrell or Design Council design and communications director Sean Blair. Sorrell, due to step down at the end of last year, accepted an invitation to stay in office until the end of March, while Blair left late last year to launch a virtual consultancy. A Design Council spokesman says: ‘There are a number of names in the frame’ for the chairmanship, but nobody certain at this stage.
Children’s book illustration student Viola Wang has scooped this year’s top prize, beating over 80 other entrants.
As the production designer works on last-minute preparations for the Brits, we speak to her about creating sets for the likes of Coldplay and One Direction, mastering the skill of
New research has found that while 30,000 students graduated from design courses between 2012-2013 and 2015-2016, only a quarter ended up going into “highly skilled” design jobs.
We Launch has redesigned the branding to “change the stigma” associated with the sports, which have now been brought together under one organisation.