From navigating difficult client conversations to accessibility and sustainability, we look back on the best nuggets of wisdom Design Week offered over the last 12 months.
Insight into design education from school to university level, including debates around foundation courses, STEM subjects, and Government policy.
From Twitter’s rebrand to X, to the collaborative process of designing the UK’s first gallery of South Asian culture, here are our top long reads of 2023.
The prestigious Royal Designers for Industry accolades announced as its head calls for designers to “accept the blame” for climate crisis
An exhibition celebrating influential female fashion designers and an event on digital design from an Asian perspective feature in Design Week’s December highlights.
The Northern Creative Corridor aims to “unlock the huge potential of the creative industries across the North of England” by nurturing existing “pockets of creative genius”.
Design industry names, including Neville Brody, Marina Willer and Minnie Moll pen open letter to the Chancellor blasting the “damaging impact” of funding cuts.
Inspiration, education and deserving of recognition: a new exhibition highlights the role of technicians within a thriving creative community.
Design educators Lisa E. Mercer and Terresa Moses explain in their new book, Racism Untaught, how design can offer tools for anti-racism accessible to anyone.
Our design recommendations this month include an interactive introduction to set design, in-person events from Glasgow to Brighton and design festivals in Ireland and Dubai.
The three-day event will be held in conjunction with London Design Festival and include exhibitions, workshops, talks and more, available to the design community and general public.
For a Natural History Museum-led climate education scheme, the studio shaped an identity inspired by the joy of exploring nature featuring paper-cut style illustrations.
Delve director and co-founder Alex Raher discusses the untapped potential of transforming empty commercial spaces into early years educational settings.
Designed with 10–14-year-olds in mind, V&A’s new website Mused looks to give young people “social currency” and the confidence to talk about culture on the playground.
A water filtration system for solid-fuel stoves and a physical toolkit to help disabled students navigate design education are among this year’s Helen Hamlyn Design Award Winners.
Discussions will take place around how innovative materials can enter mainstream supply chains and how we can broaden the pipeline into the industry for young talent.
Design Council chief design officer Cat Drew explains the themes and topics in this year’s Design for Planet festival.
A Ravensbourne University study revealed a high demand among 18-25-year-olds to pursue creative careers, but many perceived them to be unattainable. How can the industry remedy this?
Design Week’s list of not-to-be-missed events at this year’s London Design Festival.
Shortlisted projects include a low-cost heat management system for workers, and a browser plugin helping refugees navigate UK services.
The course looks to Scher’s own practice as well historical and contemporary works and is intended for both professional designers and people with a general interest.
As part of our 2023 graduate season coverage, we’re speaking with a selection of graduates from around the UK about their final projects and future plans.
North Design’s generative and flexible identity for the university was shaped by traditional and digital disciplines from weaving to creative coding.
Our design picks this month include a festival of design in Margate, a book about the evolution of the computer, and kids’ design activities taking place from Dundee to London.
The paper seeks to contextualise the decline of the subject, identify shortfalls across different stages of education and suggest solutions to implement at government level.