This week, the contentious announcement came that Brexiteer James Dyson is planning to move his company headquarters from Wiltshire to Singapore to “future-proof” the company, while Sony is also relocating
Insight into design education from school to university level, including debates around foundation courses, STEM subjects, and Government policy.
As part of our series on design in 2019, Ali Hanan, founder and CEO at Creative Equals, looks at what effect politics may have on design over the next 12
New research shows that the average salary of an entry-level UX designer is £37,500, compared to £26,440 across graphics, packaging and product designers.
As part of our series on the future of design in 2019, Sarah Weir, CEO at the Design Council, looks at what will happen in education over the next 12
We asked designers to tell us what they think is the most momentous thing that happened in the industry this year.
As Christmas approaches, designers, manufacturers and retailers should stop reinforcing outdated gender stereotypes by giving glittery unicorns to girls and dinosaurs to boys, and opt for gender-neutral products instead.
From Suffragette-inspired stockings to bespoke Christmas cards reminding us of all the “forgotten” things that have happened on 25 December throughout history, here are our picks of this year’s Christmas
People are spending less money on physical items and more on doing things, recent research shows. Here are some non-physical present ideas to surprise the creative person
The Design Museum has announced the finalists of its annual Design Ventura scheme, which gets teenagers aged 13-16 across the UK to pitch ideas for new products, one of which
From controversial opinions on “design thinking” to the most influential female designers from the last 100 years, we look back at our most popular long-reads of 2018.
To mark the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 30 artists and designers from across the world have designed prints representing our fight for equality, from women’s
Creative jobs website and networking platform The Dots has launched the “bias blocker”, a new browsing mode that stops employers being able to see candidates’ photos, names, education and employment
The Design Museum has analysed research which shows that although nearly three-quarters of those taking design A-Levels are women, most of these students are not making it into associated careers.
The Core Innovation Hub is a new fund that will see technology such as virtual reality and drones used to change how homes, hospitals and schools are designed and built.
Set designer Es Devlin is among the recipients of the top accolade, which recognises individuals who are “rethinking design for positive social, economic and environmental impact”.
The university’s latest annual financial report shows that 50% of income for its design departments goes to staff wages, while 10% goes to student equipment and materials.
The university has worked with studio Templo on a new print and online campaign called What’s Your Proposition?, which invites the public to put forward their case for art and
The Design Museum’s annual Beazley DOTY awards and exhibition has announced its overall winner – an investigative digital project shedding light on injustice and war crimes – plus its six
The prime minister revealed the first draft of the UK’s withdrawal agreement from the EU on 14 November, to much controversy and speculation from her peers. We analyse the policies
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.
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