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The Royal Society of Art’s new portrait of the Queen is likely to upset the blue rinse brigade. It depicts the Queen ‘in relaxed mood. She wears no crown and very little jewellery,’ the RSA announces. She is not wearing her head either. ‘I wanted to challenge the tired genre of royal portraiture,’ says artist Justin Mortimer.

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Design Week Awards 2019 judges revealed…

Experts on branding (Jack Renwick), social design (Sophie Thomas), exhibition design (Lucienne Roberts) are joined by Ustwo design director Helen Fuchs, The Guardian’s digital director Ben Longden and many more.