British Shoe is strengthening its in-house graphics department. The group, which owns brands including Shoe Express and Dolcis, is currently recruiting a third designer for its team and has plans to expand further. British Shoe plans to continue using outside groups currently working with the group. ‘We are still working with design consultancies and plan to carry on doing so,’ says British Shoe design executive Stephen Smith.
As JK Rowling’s magical series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the British Library has opened a new exhibition to mark the occasion. We speak to exhibition design consultancy Easy Tiger Creative
We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.
The DBA’s Annual Survey of over 150 businesses has shown that, while income and staff employment is on the up, clients are underpaying for design services.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.