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
Design Week’s most popular political stories of 2018
From the draft Brexit deal to protest posters, these are this year’s biggest stories on politics, creative education and social design.
Research has found that mental health issues are prevalent for those working creative jobs, because of lack of career stability, low self-confidence, poor pay and more. Aifric Lennon, a researcher
The Design Museum’s new show delves into the last 10 years of turbulent political events, and reveals how design has played a role in persuading, uniting and angering the public.
The prime minister revealed the first draft of the UK’s withdrawal agreement from the EU on 14 November, to much controversy and speculation from her peers. We analyse the policies
Over a quarter of the design industry is made up of self-employed workers. We look at how the Government’s latest reforms to employment rights could help – or hinder –
As World Mental Health Day takes place this week, we speak to designers, freelance creatives and illustrators about their experiences of mental illness or issues, and ask for their advice
This year marks 100 years since women aged over 30 were given the vote – Cambridge University Library is celebrating the occasion with a new exhibition showcasing previously-unseen political protest
The £1.4 million New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize has announced its second round of winners, which includes five, recyclable or biodegradable packaging materials.
Over 30 artists, designers and activists have signed a letter to have their work pulled from the museum’s current political graphic design exhibition Hope to Nope, after it hosted a
New research has found that while 30,000 students graduated from design courses between 2012-2013 and 2015-2016, only a quarter ended up going into “highly skilled” design jobs.
Research from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows that women in graphic design get paid 6% less than men, while female product and clothing designers get paid 18% less.
The founder at creative networking platform and jobs site The Dots talks about why art and design skills should not be reserved for the middle class, and suggests how the
A third of the exhibits in the political graphics show have been returned to the original designers after they requested their work back following the museum’s decision to host a
Last week, we wrote about a series of long-lost Suffragette posters used to fight for women’s right to vote and work in the early 20th century. Now, we ask designers about
The Government has confirmed that the same immigration rules will apply to EU citizens as to other international workers following Brexit, meaning more visas, salary restrictions and red tape. We
Wyn Jones, creative director at Design Reality, wants an official stamp of approval for product and industrial design courses to be introduced in the form of an accreditation badge, to
We speak to Kelly Mackenzie, founding director at White Bear Studio, about new initiative SHAPE, how hard it is to break into the industry without connections, and the need to
Last week, a survey revealed that over two thirds of illustrators need a second source of income to get by. Now, freelance designers and illustrators share their experiences of working
A new book written by ex-Design Museum curator Libby Sellers profiles 25 past and present influential designers, from Ray Eames to Es Devlin, and aims to provide some much-needed insight
On International Women’s Day, we ask designers and industry figureheads what the biggest issues are for women in design and how we can begin to solve them.