Humphries Kirk has worked with the Design Business Association and its members for 30 years, helping design studios grow, transition and close when necessary, having recently assisted the sale of
Insight into design education from school to university level, including debates around foundation courses, STEM subjects, and Government policy.
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.
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 –
UCAS figures show that the number of applications for art and design courses has dropped overall, but interest from EU and international students is on the up as they could
On the centenary of women’s suffrage in the UK, we look at the female designers who have made an impact on everything from graphics to textiles over the past 100
Taxi Studio has given the South-West London university a new “R” for “Roehampton” logo, which is split into four to symbolise the institution’s four colleges.
Matias Shortcook, an associate dean at Plymouth College of Art, comments on the repercussions of secondary schools cutting resources for creative subjects such as art and design.
This month, you can visit South African festival Design Indaba, and explore the lesser-known history of upholstery at a new exhibition.
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
A survey conducted of over 2,000 people has found that 62% of creative workers from the EU could leave the UK after Brexit.
The Mayor of London will install 20 water fountains across the capital and make tap water more freely available, in a social design project that aims to discourage the public
Last week, publisher Oxford University Press Education was given a new look by Baxter and Bailey. Now, designers share some of their favourite examples of educational design.
An online survey of over 1,200 illustrators has found that the majority think they would struggle financially if illustration was their only source of income.
The Guardian redesigned in print and online, we spoke to Pentagram partner Michael Bierut and research found young people want creative jobs – the news from the last seven days.
Research has found that half of 16-25-year-olds surveyed want to pursue creative careers, but nearly two thirds do not feel they receive adequate guidance to do so by teachers or
Prime minister Theresa May’s latest switch around of Government Cabinet ministers sees new culture and education secretaries.
The Creative Industries Sector Report is one of 39 documents put together to assess the effects of Brexit, but instead it offers a break-down of the sector as it currently
We’re off to celebrate Christmas and New Year’s – we’ll be back on 2 January 2018.
Think you know what happened in design this year? Test yourself with our quiz, and send a screenshot of your results to email@example.com – we’ll send out a prize in
A report on the potential impact of plain food and drink packaging, Pantone’s purple hued colour of the year and Mini’s new, monochrome logo – the news from the last
Calling out sexism, making hospitals happier places to be and reviving classic designs through crowdfunding; we honour the people who have made a difference to the industry over the last
Ivan Chermayeff died aged 85, a logo was launched to tackle “fake news” and designers offered advice on getting a pay rise – the news from the last seven days.
Last week, we discovered that graphic designers get paid £3,000 less than the average UK salary. So what can they do to fill their pockets more sufficiently? Designers offer