Matt Marsh has been seconded from Ideo Product Development to the Design Council for nine months to look at how the council relates to its partners and constituents. As Ideo’s former head of user observation in San Francisco and now part of the European marketing team, he will help Design Council director of design and innovation Clive Grinyer to develop ‘tools’ to help organisations get a better grasp of design. The council is ‘refunding’ Marsh’s salary, says Design Council chief executive Andrew Summers. Summers adds that this could be the first of several secondments.
We recently wrote about a long-lost Albanian alphabet, discovered by a university student from Kosovo. Now, typographers and graphic designers tell us about their favourite scripts, from Arabic ones
Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill has created the Saatchi Suite where visitors can experience and purchase the art and design which has been curated within the space.
As JK Rowling’s magical series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the British Library has opened a new exhibition to mark the occasion. We speak to exhibition design consultancy Easy Tiger Creative
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”.