Protests against climate change and ecological destruction are currently taking place across the world – we speak to graphic designer, Clive Russell, about how the eco group has used creativity
Design Week’s biggest political stories of 2019
By all accounts, it’s been a turbulent year for politics in the UK. Here are the design-related political stories that most caught readers’ attention in 2019, from political party branding, to how Brexit might affect the industry.
Andrew Lawrence, executive creative director at Elmwood, discusses why newly formed, break-away political party Change UK: The Independent Group is struggling to make an impact with its current brand identity.
We talk to graphic, product and industrial experts about the responsibilities the industry has in helping to save the planet, from designing persuasive visual campaigns through to better public transport
The National Army Museum’s new exhibition explores the work of the Second World War graphic designer and master of visual seduction, who created propaganda posters to boost recruitment, educate soldiers,
Bars on benches, studs in doorways and fenced off window ledges are just some of the many measures put in place to control how public space is used – but
Tobacco manufacturers claim a loss of access to the EU’s picture library could encourage illicit trade, while anti-smoking campaigners say adopting Australia’s imagery instead will still be “effective in reducing
The campaign, which will cover billboards and social media, directs the public to a website with advice on preparing for Brexit.
Designers are taking over communication systems and promoting what they see as urgent political messages, walking a legal tightrope in the process. But who are they and why do they
The Welsh political party has suggested it may be changing its name to the New Wales Party, in a bid to be more “inclusive”, particularly towards non-Welsh speakers. We look
Design studio SomeOne has given Parliament a rebrand to make it easier to access and use online, distinguishing it from the Houses of Parliament so it is centred around the
In light of the upcoming December election, we asked design experts to deconstruct the six main political parties’ identities and election strategies.
The designer recalls how a serendipitous event led to him designing the Labour Party’s rose and transforming its visual identity in the 1980s.
Associating specific traits with gender is outdated and a result of society’s expectations rather than genetics, argues Nat Maher, founder at Kerning the Gap. She looks at what can be
This week, the contentious announcement came that Brexiteer James Dyson is planning to move his company headquarters from Wiltshire to Singapore to “future-proof” the company, while Sony is also relocating
The 2020 presidential hopefuls’ logos have so far left many feeling uninspired – but campaign designing can be a minefield.
A new campaign and online resources toolkit looks to overhaul the UK’s “homogenous” design industry
We’ve looked at the election manifestos of each party and spoken to industry experts to help you navigate the upcoming election.
A snap Design Week survey of 335 respondents suggests designers will mainly be voting for Labour when the UK takes to the polls next Thursday.
The deputy Labour leader spoke about the “disastrous” effect no-deal Brexit could have on the UK’s creatives in a speech hosted by the Creative Industries Federation.
New regulations coming into effect on the 23 September 2019 will require public sector websites and apps to be accessible to everyone, including those with disabilities.