A search to discover the public’s most-loved example of British design has been launched by the Design Museum and BBC 2’s The Culture Show. The Great British Design Quest is asking for nominations on the best design since 1900 from a longlist of 25 designs. The list includes the Anglepoise Lamp (pictured), designed by George Carwardine in 1932; the Verdana typeface created by Matthew Carter in 1996 and Neville Brody’s art direction of The Face, which commenced in 1981, a year after the magazine’s launch.
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.