4-10 July 2016

How well do you know your design business?

Design business owners can get bogged down in running their studio, without thinking about the future, says Adam Fennelow, services director at the Design Business Association (DBA). He offers advice on how designers can figure out what they want to achieve.

Lorna Allan: “It’s important to make sure young, female designers are encouraged”

Lorna Allan, an MA graphic design graduate from the London College of Communication (LCC), has started a talks programme called Hidden Women of Design in order to raise the profile of female designers.

We speak to her about her inspiration and aims for the project, and how hearing these “hidden” voices will help to increase the representation of women in the industry.

Top 5 picks from this year’s D&AD New Blood Festival

Some of the best creative work by students at design colleges and universities from all over the country is on display at Truman Brewery in London until tomorrow. We’ve rounded up our top five students to watch from the D&AD New Blood Festival.

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