Chancellor Rishi Sunak pledges more support for the self-employed, introduces a new loan scheme and promises more money for culture.
Coronavirus and design: the latest
The coronavirus pandemic looks set to have a huge impact on designers and the design world in general. Design Week will be tracking its effects on the design community as it faces up to the challenge.
Changes to the tax legislation for freelancers and employers will come into effect from 6 April 2021 so designers and design businesses will need to be ready.
The Design Council will work with the Mayor’s office to seek out and develop “innovation teams” to help the city bounce back from Covid.
The semi-open-air structure is built from scaffolding, with Stufish saying its adoption will “future-proof” an industry decimated by the pandemic.
The projects were part of a worldwide open call by London Design Biennale organisers, and cover everything from music, to sex education and disaster relief.
Another lockdown poses both old and new challenges to family life, but designers have rallied to develop creativity-led resources to ease pressure on parents and carers – here are our
Six months on from the first Lost Horizon festival, the team are working to put on a series of new concerts as it seeks to plug the gap in live
Custom typefaces and flat logos, furlough and anything to help keep kids entertained – these were the news stories you read the most this year.
Oluwaseyi Sosanya, founder of Gravity Sketch, tells Design Week virtual 3D sketching is a “gateway to new abilities”, so long as the industry can overcome a “cultural hurdle”.
The Proactive Care range will feature face masks, hand sanitisers and wipes and aims to reassure consumers amid the anxiety of the pandemic.
Designers and record labels are conspiring to make new vinyl experiences for home listeners. We take a look at how they’re doing it.
Design Week speaks to freelancers about accessing government support, diversifying their offering and how viable they think independent work is at the moment.