We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.
Insight into design education from school to university level, including debates around foundation courses, STEM subjects, and Government policy.
The DBA’s Annual Survey of over 150 businesses has shown that, while income and staff employment is on the up, clients are underpaying for design services.
The Global Talent Report has been conducted by the Creative Industries Federation, and calls for visa-free travel and lower salary requirements to protect jobs in the sector.
For its inaugural year, the Bristolian design festival saw speakers including Morag Myerscough, Wilfrid Wood and Brendan Dawes. We round up our favourite talks and what we learnt.
The first ever Offf London saw talks from an array of design studios, artists and illustrators – we round-up some of their best advice.
New art and design studios are set to open in North West London, and aim to be an “affordable” alternative to working in the heart of the capital city.
Following on from looking at assumptions around presentations, selling and pitching, in this final piece in his series, trainer and coach John Scarrott highlights some of the assumptions designers make
Greenwich design district was revealed, Apple and Google were voted the best global brands and Dyson confirmed it is developing an electric car – the news from the last seven
The new South East London design quarter will open in 2020, and aims to counter the fact that the capital has lost “one third of its creative workspaces” in the
The Independent Review of the Creative Industries has been conducted by Sir Peter Bazalgette, and looks to encourage the Government to invest more funding and training into the sector.
Design Week deputy editor Sarah Dawood will chair two panel discussions at Designjunction, featuring panellists including The Dots founder Pip Jamieson and Design Council CEO Sarah Weir.
As LDF returns to the capital this September, we’ll be taking a look at some of the key events to look forward to in a series of previews. Next on
A new logo for YouTube, an exhibition on “life-saving” graphic design, and a Fitbit smartwatch – the news from the last seven days.
From a new Royal Mail stamp series celebrating the UK’s toy design heritage, to WPP’s acquisition of independent consultancy Design Bridge, we round up the design news from the last
The UK’s GCSE results for 2017 have been released, and show a drop in the number of students taking design, but a slight improvement in grades.
Illustrator and designer Ben Tallon looks at how rising tuition fees are deterring budding creative students, and asks whether short courses could be just as valuable.
This year’s A-level results indicate a 3% drop in students accepted onto art and design undergraduate courses, down by over 1,500 people.
The Barcelona-based design conference comes to London for the first time next month, and will see the likes of DesignStudio, Poke and Territory offer their insight.
Martin Roth, who previously served as V&A director, has died aged 62 – we look back on his contribution to museums and cultural enrichment across the world.
The latest statistics from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport reveal that employment in the sector is booming but only 10% of employees are from ethnic minority backgrounds.
From an interview with Camille Walala to a new creative fund that could help designers work abroad following Brexit, we round up the news from the last seven days.
The Creative Practitioners’ Fund, announced at the Creative Industries Federation’s International Conference this month, will look to promote travel outside of the UK following Brexit.
The Department for Education has confirmed plans for 90% of students in state-run schools to take the English Baccalaureate qualification by 2025, which campaigners say leaves “no room” for art
A revamped Natural History Museum was unveiled, art and design university applications fell dramatically and Sky Sports got a new look – the design news from the last seven days.