Designers have been on their bikes again, this time raising money for Mencap. Katie Phillipson of Habitat, freelance Louise Yates and Thomas Hewitt of Liverpool multimedia company Amaze put in 500km along the Nile last month. While the scenery comprised mostly sand, the trio have picked up a few design ideas from their travels. Hewitt for one says he has ‘a head full of hieroglyphics’.
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.