Mary Lewis Moberly has a reputation for sheltering pregnant women. Shocked by the indifference, bordering on hostility, that pregnant staff face at some consultancies, Mary welcomes well-rounded staff with open arms. Is this benevolence or does Mary have more sinister plans? Word is that she has built a studio at her remote farm, with desk space for four. Is she about to breed a new strain of designer babies?
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.
Starling Crossing is a prototype road design that would see crossings light up at busy times and disappear when nobody needs them.