The Design Business Association has introduced a three-tiered system of gold, silver and bronze for its Design Effectiveness Awards. Does this answer concerns that the awards do not take account
It is encouraging to read that the Design Council (among others) is voicing its concern that consideration needs to be given to the design process in the Building Schools for
Designers are arrogant. We all feel we could have done better, and are happy to criticise others’ work. None of this surprises me. However, I am a little confused by
Jonathan Root has photographed designers and creatives along with their favourite chairs. But Edward Barber is not convinced that his latest show amounts to much more than a loosely strung
Working with overseas printers can be just the way to achieve that special quality and make your publication stand out – though there are some drawbacks too. Yolanda Zappaterra investigates
The Design Centre at University College Falmouth is shaking up the creative scene in Cornwall – helped along by an influx of EU funding. Clare Dowdy checks out what’s happening
Department store Harrods is to launch two umbrella brands, comprising a variety of luxury food products. The identity and packaging for the products – designed by Honey – is inspired
UK Trade and Investment has confirmed the dates of its design trade missions to Asia, which are set to take place following next month’s London Design Festival.The Taiwan mission, which
North Cornwall is to receive a boost to its luxury hotel market, with the launch next month of a locally designed development, St Moritz.The £13.5m hotel and leisure facility is
The British Council has named the ten finalists for its third International Design Entrepreneur of the Year Award.This year finalists from Estonia and Venezuela have been listed for the first
The London-wide celebration of Indian culture moves to the Victoria & Albert Museum this week in the shape of an event exploring contemporary Indian art, fashion, film and design.
North London estate agent Hotblack Desiato has commissioned designer Paul Crofts Design to create an installation that will be shown at its Islington office, in Upper Street, London N1.