Ceramics, applied arts, jewellery and metalwork kick off Part One of this year’s graduate design show, New Designers, which starts tomorrow at the Business Design Centre in London. This year, the exhibition features ten ‘design zones’ and showcases the work of over 100 universities and colleges. Part Two, starting next Thursday, includes product and furniture design (clockwise from top left: Kathryn Lill, Simen Fornes, Suzi Hart and Maxwell Lamb), illustration, animation and theatre design among other disciplines. Forty graduates will be awarded a Future of Design Award. For more details visit www.newdesigners.com.
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”.
The DBA’s Annual Survey of over 150 businesses has shown that, while income and staff employment is on the up, clients are underpaying for design services.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.