The Design Business Association has proposed the creation of a series of non-executive director positions in UK businesses, to be filled by senior figures from the design industry. The proposal has been delivered to Design Council chairman Sir George Cox, ahead of his Cox Review report to Chancellor Gordon Brown later this month.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
From a fully functional American diner through to Google’s unnerving house showing how technology has taken over our lives, we round up our favourites from this year’s Italian design festival.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.