The What Clients Think 2017 report surveys over 450 design clients, and shows that while the majority do not expect to pay for pitches, nearly 90% see design as important to their brand.
DriveVR has been designed by Gooii, and will be used by police forces to warn young people about how dangerous driving could change their lives.
We look at some of the key designs launched at this year’s Wearable Technology Show in London, including an augmented reality simulation of operations designed to be used by surgeons and an indoor smog detector.
You now have a couple more weeks to enter the Design Week Awards, which is back with a bunch of new awards alongside our most popular categories. It’s time to get entering.
A look at the Government’s 2017 Budget, an argument for public sector design and new branding for V Festival – the important news from the last seven days.
Other highly rated UK universities include UAL and Goldsmiths, which both appeared in the top 20 of the annual QS World University Rankings.
In the follow-up to International Women’s Day, we ask designers and industry experts about the main challenges they think women working in design face today.
The NHS sparked controversy when it announced that trusts would need to spend resources enforcing a new set of branding guidelines. We look at why design in public services should not be underestimated.
Rick Haythornthwaite takes over from Sir John Sorrell, who founded the organisation representing the creative sectors in 2014.
As part of our Design Week at 30 series we catch up with University of the Arts London professor of interactive digital arts Fred Deakin to talk about how design education has changed over the years.
From a new Netflix series on design to a drop in students taking design at university – the important design news from the last seven days.
The latest figures from UCAS show 17,000 fewer students have chosen to take creative subjects this year compared to 2016. Designers and academics tell us why this has happened.
New branding for Wales, Carling and Maplin and a free design university seeking “activists” – the important design news from the last seven days.
Designer Nelly Ben Hayoun has set up The University of the Underground, which hopes to encourage young designers to pursue “global change”.
We’re putting together some in-depth research on the state of play of the design industry, to see what it looks like, how much designers get paid (and how happy they are about it), as well as what perks designers are being offered.
The Design Week Awards is back with a bunch of new awards alongside old favourites to recognise the growing breadth and integration of the industry. It’s time to get entering.
The A-level subject was set to be scrapped in October, but following a petition which saw more than 8,000 signatures, it will be revived next year – designers share their thoughts on the decision.
The university’s Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, which costs some students only £100 in tuition fees, has been suspended for 2017/2018.
Last month the only exam board to run an A-level art history course, announced it is to axe the subject. Land Design Studio creative director Peter Higgins, who also holds teaching roles at Central St Martins, the RCA and Brighton University says the course plays a vital part in the formative years of many designers.
Last week, we wrote about a new college which hopes to offer students an “alternative route” into design. Now, we ask established creatives – how did you get into the field, and what advice would you offer young people starting out?