Alt.Barbican will give designers and creatives access to industry experts, and enable them to pursue projects on topics such as wearable technology and artificial intelligence.
Last week, Nestlé lost an appeal to trademark the four-fingered shape of its classic chocolate bar KitKat. This got us thinking – what are some of the most distinctive, food-related designs?
Apple’s Jony Ive took up a position at the Royal College of Art, and the London Design Festival announced its line-up – the important design news from the last seven days.
Ive will take over from James Dyson at London’s Royal College of Art in July, and aims to better connect art, design and technology at the university.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
Equator managing director Gary Flynn draws on his specialism in integrated packaging and discusses the challenges of creating packaging that works as well online as it does in store.
Ben Tallon, freelance illustrator, designer and Design Week columnist, speaks about how knife crime could be reduced if only more funding was given to youth services fostering creativity and sporting talent.
Studio director Lucy Painter, who specialises in recruitment within the design sector, speaks to Haptic Architects about how to integrate Scandinavian working practises into a creative business in the UK.
The Scottish university has beat Goldsmiths, Loughborough and Leeds College of Art to the top spot for design and crafts in 2018, according to the newspaper’s league tables.
California: Designing Freedom charts the journey of Californian design all the way from 1960s counterculture right up to Silicon Valley today, featuring exhibits such as the graphics for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics and Waymo’s self-driving car.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games organisers have launched a public competition calling for Japanese nationals and residents to submit mascot designs – which will later be voted on by school children.
From a panel discussion hosted by Design Week about the effect of Brexit on the design industry, to a display of screen-printed furniture created by Anthony Burrill and Michael Marriott, we round up the best bits to check out at Clerkenwell Design Week this year.