Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Insight into design education from school to university level, including debates around foundation courses, STEM subjects, and Government policy.
As the designer releases his new book featuring honest advice for students and graduates trying to break into the industry, he explains why portfolios aren’t the be all and end
Research from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows that women in graphic design get paid 6% less than men, while female product and clothing designers get paid 18% less.
Village Green has rebranded the art and design graduate show to coincide with its 33rd edition, which takes place this summer.
Pentagram partner Natasha Jen recently lambasted the term “design thinking” as “bullshit”, “jargon” and “extremely dangerous”. Designers share their thoughts on the concept and discuss whether teaching design skills
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has announced its plans to invest in the UK’s creative industries with a new wave of funding but has focused on
Design studio Start has created Folio, an online platform where the university’s 20,000 art and design students can upload their own work, and like and share other people’s.
Nearly 200 students and 50 staff within the university’s Schools of Art and Humanities have expressed concerns that cutting academic modules could affect students’ career prospects and put tutors out
Charity New Story and construction company Icon have worked together to create a home using 3D-printing, an “affordable” and “fast” alternative to traditional house-building methods.
Technology Will Save Us, the studio behind many kids’ games that educate through play, has brought out a new interactive kit with Marvel Comics that aims to inspire children to
The Double or Nothing initiative will see best practice guidelines that design businesses worldwide can stick to, with the aim of breaking down career progression barriers for women.
Questions from the audience during a pitch or presentation are almost guaranteed to raise anxiety levels among designers. John Scarrott, trainer and coach for design businesses, outlines a five-step process
Speaking at this year’s Design Indaba, Pentagram partner Natasha Jen makes her feelings on business buzzwords, simplistic flow diagrams and sticky note brainstorm sessions very clear, insisting that the concept
On International Women’s Day, we take a look at the work of 10 up-and-coming designers across graphics and illustration, exhibitions, products, digital design and more.
On International Women’s Day, we ask designers and industry figureheads what the biggest issues are for women in design and how we can begin to solve them.
The QS World University Rankings compares 950 universities worldwide across different subjects, and has named the RCA as the most prestigious place to take art and design in 2018.
There’s still time to look back at your best work from the last year and enter the Design Week Awards, as we’re now giving you until 4th April. Here’s how
Find out from one of last year’s winners Method what winning a Design Week Award can do for your business.
Discussed at this year’s Design Indaba, product designer Renata Souza has created a prototype colourful insulin pen and illustrated tattoo kit, which aims to teach children with type one diabetes
The graphic designer will leave his position as dean of the college’s School of Communication, taking up a new role as professor of visual communication.
Last week, we wrote about a series of long-lost Suffragette posters used to fight for women’s right to vote and work in the early 20th century. Now, we ask designers
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
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.