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.
Latest figures from UCAS show a 5% drop in university students applying for art and design subjects compared to this time last year, which an art school principal has put
From an exhibition celebrating 20th century Italian designer Franco Grignani, to a new initiative from the Mayor of London making housing in the capital more “affordable”, we round up the
The two cities in France and Australia have been shortlisted to take the title, with the winner expected to be announced this October.
Look Sideways, a brand designed by studio Spring to bring together cultural organisations in Norfolk and Suffolk, has secured further funding and will be rolling out more widely across the
From the BBC investing in digital design and virtual reality, to cultural organisations coming together in light of Brexit, we round up the news from the last seven days.
The British Council has organised Our Shared European Future, a document laying out recommendations to secure the rights of citizens and engagement in cultural programmes after the UK leaves the
Brand consultancy Lambie-Nairn’s visual identity for the scholarship charity features a cleaner, more streamlined version of its original bird logo.
This month, you can read a new book on design and emotional wellbeing, attend a conference on issues in the creative industries such as Brexit and education, and visit the
The new section of London’s Victoria and Albert Museum has taken six years to complete, and looks to integrate passers-by and encourage a wider demographic to engage in art and design.
This month, we wrote about a new book that looks to teach designers about starting off as business-owners. Now, we ask studio founders to offer their wisdom to other
The DBA brings in three new board directors as it looks to prove “the vital role the UK design industry plays in our nation’s competitiveness” against a
A new digital report, commissioned by The University of Sheffield and Creative Sheffield, has revealed that there are currently 21,000 people employed in creative and digital jobs in the city.
Slant, which has been branded by Edit_, is a new series of arts and culture events that aim to make the Northern county stand out from neighbouring cities such as
From a rebrand for the Southbank Centre to a visit to Dundee, the UK’s latest cultural hotspot, we round-up the news from the last seven days.
We visit the East London-based start-up to find out about its latest crowdfunding campaign, and the importance of learning creativity, technology and science from a young age.