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.
New research suggests that while businesses value the importance of design, they are less willing to involve creatives at board level. Looking at the benefits of creative decision-making, Mat
The Leeds-based restaurant has been given a new visual identity by Dutchscot, which plays on the theme of “togetherness” by combining traditional motifs from Yorkshire and Japan.
This week is national Refugee Week, a seven-day series of art, film, music and theatre events celebrating the contributions of refugees to the UK. We mark the
The publisher’s annual awards saw 2,100 design students submit book cover interpretations for Animal Farm, A Brief History of Time and Noughts & Crosses — a judging panel has whittled