The organisation has received £65,000 of Government funding to get more women who have fallen off the creative career ladder, because of maternity or carers’ leave, back into mid-to-senior-level roles.
Insight into design education from school to university level, including debates around foundation courses, STEM subjects, and Government policy.
The organisation, which lobbies to get more women into design leadership roles, has been based in London for the last three years, but has now also opened branches in Liverpool
The Pears Building is a new research centre for immunology and will open in London in two years – 70-metre-long, colourful, graphic hoardings have been installed around the building site
The kits, which let kids transform any every-day object into unique toys, aim to make play more accessible for children from disadvantaged backgrounds around the world, and encourage individual creativity.
Mike Foster, creative director at studio Straight Forward Design, talks about his experiences designing for femcare range Betty, and offers his advice on how to break the silence and challenge
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
The exhibition, which has opened at the SVA Gallery in New York, uses graphic art by illustrators and cartoonists to explore some of the most controversial and polarising issues of
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
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
The free show features over 30 artworks that were removed from the London museum’s political exhibition Hope to Nope, after it hosted an event by an arms company in July.
From 20-23 September, London’s Designjunction takes place on the South of the River Thames, and will see installations, exhibitions, talks and its well-known fair spread across three venues including Doon
The education website now offers a more personalised teaching service for students aged three to 16+, and the new look hopes to represent this broader scope.
The new Victoria and Albert Museum opens to the public this weekend – we explore the grand space, which looks to spotlight Scottish design while also holding its own among
Diversity, sustainability and fresh new design talent are all on the programme for this year’s LDF – here’s a selection of great talks, presentations and panel discussions you should go
Now in its second year, the huge exhibition at Somerset House sees 40 countries create pavilions that respond to the theme of Emotional States. We sum up this year’s best
ANNA stands for Absolutely No-Nonsense Admin and is available to any self-employed creative freelancer or small business that wants help organising their finances, from invoices to expenses.
The Creative Industries Federation has put together a guide offering businesses advice on how to tackle Brexit, if the UK is to leave the EU in March 2019 without a
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
Figures show that 103,655 students took maths this year, while 51,900 took art, design and technology subjects.
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
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
The National Disability Arts Collection and Archive (NDACA) was first thought up in the 1980s to celebrate the work of creative people with disabilities, and now spans
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
Research shows that over half of designers have been to university, compared to a third of the UK workforce on a whole. We chat to Hilary Chittenden, senior foundation manager