This year’s results follows a downward trend in popularity for creative subjects both at schools and universities.
The latest design news from across the UK, including rebrands, product launches, app redesigns, new interior spaces and social projects.
The latest announcements also include a “multi-sensory” exhibition inspired by the sea at Oxo Tower Wharf.
A new campaign and online resources toolkit looks to overhaul the UK’s “homogenous” design industry
The design was conceived as part of the roll out for cat food subscription brand, Smalls.
Scribit has collaborated with the artist and designer’s Little Sun project in an attempt to create the “world’s largest mosaic”.
The British mapping service has created an online “arts space” with maps depicting everything from the moon landing to football stadiums.
Latest projects include a suspended installation focusing on the ocean plastic crisis and a recreation of an Underground carriage from the 1960s.
The project has been prompted by the “greater scrutiny” which the parliamentary body now finds itself under.
Architectural firm Gensler has unveiled plans for an interim structure while the fire-damaged cathedral is being renovated.
Boris Johnson has also brought in Andrea Leadsom as business secretary in a major cabinet overhaul.
&Walsh will focus on close client collaboration, “risky and differentiated” work, and look to champion representation and diversity within the consultancy.
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital has found that the mental health and experiences of those receiving intrusive examinations, surgery, chemotherapy and emergency care are improved when visual art is installed.
The suitcase aimed at space tourists weighs just 900g and can stick itself to walls in zero gravity.
The new store — conceived by design and architectural practice Gensler — has a gaming lounge, multi-purpose Community Theatre and a McLaren sports car on the ground floor.
Cheltenham-based consultancy ArthurSteenHorneAdamson (ASHA) worked with the children’s charity on a new logo, tone of voice and branded products.
The exhibition includes banknotes baked in apple pie, dexterity tests for bank staff and a “Cold War calculator”.
The Curious Customs collection – created by London-based design studio NB – depicts traditions from cheese rolling to bog snorkelling.
Dn&co has created a new guided system for the London museum, which includes an updated layout, signage and map, designed to reduce “uncertainty”.
Rimal Bhatt’s “streamlined” respirator, which uses radio frequency to track when people have evacuated a building, was designed after the Grenfell fire.
This year’s projects include an immersive labyrinth and a doughnut-shaped bamboo structure at the heart of the Victoria and Albert museum.
The new site, designed by Stanton Williams and Asif Kahn, has exceeded its original budget by nearly £100 million as plans have begun to unravel.
The company’s chief design officer announced that he is leaving later this year after more than two decades at the company.
The brand has lost the right to trademark a symbol of three parallel lines appearing in “any direction”, on the basis that this is not unique to Adidas.
The London icon has been given a new look by design consultancy Greenspace to coincide with its £9bn regeneration project.