While the design industry has suffered during the pandemic, there are some bright spots for those looking for work – particularly among freelance and digital sectors.
Tips and advice from professionals on how to break into the design industry, progress your career and run your design business.
From sticking to different building blocks, to reserving the right to say no, we talk to illustrators with unique styles to find out how they work in different commercial contexts.
With the government’s Making Tax Digital initiative on the horizon, tax expert Mike Parkes talks us through his top advice for newly self-employed creatives.
Last week Wales’ Future Generations Commissioner suggested a “guaranteed state income”, similar to a universal basic income (UBI), for creatives would help mitigate the effects of the pandemic on their
D&AD foundations director Paul Drake advises design graduates and those studying to make the most of the current spirit of “generosity” in the industry.
Bigger clients mean bigger audiences, but with that can also come more criticism – we asked designers how they feel about critique on the public stage.
LEGO has enchanted all ages with sets from the magical worlds of Harry Potter to the sci-fi settings of Star Wars. We speak to the people behind the bricks.
Our guide to the creative-centered services have been set up in light of coronavirus – offering design inspiration, skill development and careers advice.
We speak to the design studios who have done it to find out how they got in front of clients and onto pitch lists in their formative years.
What financial help you are entitled to if you get sick with COVID-19 or if you are unable to work through self isolation as a freelancer/self-employed worker.
As part of our series looking at different types of jobs for designers, we speak to Amanda Rodriguez, director of Three Kings Tattoo, about her move from furniture and web design,
Working from home, freelancers’ rights, disrupted supply chains and ongoing postponements are some of the creative industry’s concerns as coronavirus continues its spread.
With thousands of students graduating from interior design courses each year, Lucy Painter’s new book aims to help hopefuls into the industry. Here are her top tips for early career
Changes to the tax legislation, which controls off-payroll working situations like freelancing, will come into effect from 6 April – here Design Week breaks the issue down.
University of the Arts London (UAL) offers vocational short courses such as interior design and others that offer a grounding in key skills such as service design.
As part of our series looking at jobs in design studios, we speak to Hannah Scally, creative producer at Without, about transferable skills, being a people person and keeping multiple plates
As part of our series looking at jobs in design studios, we speak to Chloé Morris, founder at Edible Stories, about constantly looking for inspiration, bringing brand stories to life, and
As part of our series looking at jobs in design studios, we speak to David Sheldon-Hicks, co-founder of Territory, about storytelling through visual effects, moving into real life car design
PepsiCo’s former design director of global beverages Paul Woodvine is now managing creative director at design consultancy Vault49. Here he shares his best tips on standing out and finding the
As part of our series looking at jobs in design studios, we speak to Pip Fazakerley, developer at virtual reality and 3D design firm Framework Creative, about animating virtual spines,
As part of our series looking at jobs in design studios, we speak to Tim Routledge, founder at his own company, about the art of “painting with light”, dealing with
As part of our series looking at jobs in design studios, we speak to Oliver Bingham, marketing and new business developer at Studio Output, about creating compelling pitches, disproving the
As part of our series looking at jobs in design studios, we speak to Pelin Morris, wayfinding graphic designer at Endpoint, about her fascination with human behaviour, why she observes
Alice Darbyshire, a mother and former HR professional at studios such as Landor, BrandOpus and Start, shares her advice for design leaders on how they can support those who have