Ron Arad is to leave his position as head of the Department of Design Products at the Royal College of Art. Arad tells Design Week that this will be his
The results of a project that encourages local authorities to use design to deal with climate change issues are being unveiled today. The i-team, a collaboration between sustainable development charity
The Wedgwood Museum, which tells the story of the historic ceramics company which recently went into administration, is in the running for this year’s Art Fund Prize for Museums and
The deadline for entries to Design Week’s 2009 Top 100 survey is next Wednesday (4 March).
Cog Design has created the identity for artist Antony Gormley’s One & Other commission for the fourth plinth in London’s Trafalgar Square.
My’s first department store, branded and designed by Fitch for Tesco, opens today in Liberec in the Czech Republic. Fitch was appointed in May 2008 to develop all elements of
The National Employer Service has launched its Workforce Development Awards under a new identity by Funnel Creative. The North West design consultancy has developed a new brand identity for the
Start Creative’s team Start Academicals has claimed the Design Week football league title after finishing a massive 10 points ahead of nearest league rivals Pearlfisher. Start Academicals captain Michael Dorrian
Heinz has shortlisted two consultancies for a major babyfood brief, following its packaging design roster pitch held at the end of last year. The shortlisted groups are thought to be
Lesley Morris, head of skills at the Design Council, has admitted that the association ‘does not communicate well or engage with the design community properly’. ‘Designers don’t understand what we
A BBC reality TV show in which young designers compete to win a work placement with Philippe Starck will air on BBC Two next month (www. designweek.co.uk, 12 June 2008).
Design Week is ranked ninth in the Media – Trade Publications category of the Business Superbrands 2009 list. It is placed above Financial Times title The Banker, and Emap’s Architects’