Share prices of design-aware companies have outperformed those of the FTSE 100 by more than 200 per cent since 1993, according to the latest Design Index report from the Design Council. Moreover, since March 2003, the same index has risen 43 per cent compared to a 26.2 per cent rise by the FTSE 100.
All three gold-winning projects in this year’s awards are rebrands of companies that were in economic decline.
Experts explore how fairer funding might be the answer to making the industry “more accessible”.
A podcast series on designing for impact and a networking event for designers are among this month’s highlights.
Nesta U-Shisha has been positioned as a safer alternative to traditional pipes, potentially cutting down cancer risks and carbon emissions.