This year’s results follows a downward trend in popularity for creative subjects both at schools and universities.
Insight into design education from school to university level, including debates around foundation courses, STEM subjects, and Government policy.
A new London exhibition explores the work of 20th century visual communicator Marie Neurath, who — despite having no design training — brought school books to life through informative graphics
This month, you can suss out the brightest up-and-coming creative talent at D&AD New Blood Festival, learn about how the industry is dealing with gender equality and delve into the
A London-based group of artists, designers and architects hosts workshops in King’s Cross every month that look to engage the young, local community, teach them new skills and help them
Alice Darbyshire, a mother and former HR professional at studios such as Landor, BrandOpus and Start, shares her advice for design leaders on how they can support those who have
The Guardian has released its latest league tables, which shows that the South-West London institution has topped the charts for design and craft subjects.
The annual, global awards scheme, which famously rewards its winners with black, yellow, graphite and wood pencils, has announced its 720 winners for this year.
Bthere is a new tool that combines location-tracking, group-messaging and rewards to encourage young people to stick together on a night out and stay safe.
This week, non-profit D&AD was hit by controversy when it emerged that it had paid some of its speakers a fee and expenses for its upcoming festival in London, but
Design Week research reveals equal pay discrepancies between men and women in the same role, a gender pay gap of more than 20% and that three quarters of the designers
Take a trip to Scotland for the third ever Dundee Design Festival, explore the future of food at the V&A and learn about the 20th century’s most prolific “graphic designer
Lego bricks designed to help blind children learn, a smartphone concept that gets people away from their screen and a fun campaign encouraging nurses to wash their hands are some
Online art shop RoomFifty has worked with studio Intoart, commissioning four disabled creatives to design prints that are being sold for £20 each.
Political illustrator Edel Rodriguez, street artist Joe Caslin and House of Illustration curator Olivia Ahmad spoke at Offset Dublin 2019 about why imagery can be more arresting than words, how
The National Army Museum’s new exhibition explores the work of the Second World War graphic designer and master of visual seduction, who created propaganda posters to boost recruitment, educate soldiers,
A new organisation tool for creative freelancers has launched, which looks to bring all aspects of workflow under one roof to help them concentrate on “progressing their career”.
Can designers reconcile the advancement of technology with the impact it is having on our humanity and ability to feel empathy? Sarah Johnson, co-founder at The Akin, went to tech
The company’s new collation of research puts forward the case on how technology, such as wearable devices and touchscreens, can be used to ease loneliness and depression in over 50s.
Pentagram partner Marina Willer’s team has created an overarching visual system for literary event, Hay Festival, and its many global offshoots and projects, in a bid to bring clarity to
The National Citizen Service (NCS) offers four-week programmes for teenagers across the UK, and is set to be rebranded and given new marketing campaigns for a maximum spend of £10
Experts on branding (Jack Renwick), social design (Sophie Thomas), exhibition design (Lucienne Roberts) are joined by Ustwo design director Helen Fuchs, The Guardian’s digital director Ben Longden and many more.
The founder of an agency representing self-employed creatives is pushing for better recognition of illustration as a “long-term career”, and protection over issues such as late payments and plagiarism.
The Government has invested £100,000 into the scheme, which is being run by not-for-profit group Code4000 and aims to expand to prisons across the UK.