The Design Business Association has defended its hike in entry prices for the DBA International Design Effectiveness Awards, claiming a 30 per cent increase in entries on last year. Entries rejected for not measuring effectiveness have fallen from 60 per cent to about 24 per cent, says DBA chief executive Ian Rowland-Hill.
New research suggests that while businesses value the importance of design, they are less willing to involve creatives at board level. Looking at the benefits of creative decision-making, Mat
The Leeds-based restaurant has been given a new visual identity by Dutchscot, which plays on the theme of “togetherness” by combining traditional motifs from Yorkshire and Japan.
This week is national Refugee Week, a seven-day series of art, film, music and theatre events celebrating the contributions of refugees to the UK. We mark the
The publisher’s annual awards saw 2,100 design students submit book cover interpretations for Animal Farm, A Brief History of Time and Noughts & Crosses — a judging panel has whittled