Figures show that 103,655 students took maths this year, while 51,900 took art, design and technology subjects.
Insight into design education from school to university level, including debates around foundation courses, STEM subjects, and Government policy.
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
Hunt has set up a new initiative which will see 60 objects from the V&A’s collections travel to regional museums in the Midlands and North of England, in a bid
Alan Bishop, former CEO at the Southbank Centre, has replaced Kampfner as head of the independent organisation, with a view to look for another chief in the long-term.
The charity has published its second Design Economy report, which looks at the value of the industry and who makes it up. While design contributes £85bn to the economy, there
D&AD’s annual student and graduate awards sees 194 recipients of its coveted pencil prizes this year, with a campaign for the housing crisis taking the top spot.
Theresa May has been forced to reshuffle her cabinet following resignations around her Brexit strategy, which sees Wright replace Matt Hancock as head of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media
Read about the state of the design industry, check out graduate work at D&AD New Blood Festival and head to Newcastle for the Great Exhibition of the North.
The Government recently announced it will roll out creative and design T-levels in 2021, vocational alternatives to A-levels, which include three-month work placements and focus on practical
New research suggests that while businesses value the importance of design, they are less willing to involve creatives at board level. Looking at the benefits of creative decision-making, Mat
Despite the Government’s focus on science, creative jobs are far less likely to be automated in the future – so why is the arts faculty being neglected in schools? asks
A survey by recruitment agency Aquent/Vitamin T has found that 96% of creative and marketing professionals will leave a job within five years, citing the main reason as lack of
Research has found that mental health issues are prevalent for those working creative jobs, because of lack of career stability, low self-confidence, poor pay and more. Aifric Lennon, a researcher
The What Clients Think 2018 report delves into clients’ thoughts when choosing which design studios to hire, and has shown that they value commercial success over endless show-reels of creative
This month you can see the work of 3,000 budding creatives at New Designers, visit the first ever Birmingham Design Festival and read about some of the most influential women
A new book written by ex-Design Museum curator Libby Sellers profiles 25 past and present influential designers, from Ray Eames to Es Devlin, and aims to provide some much-needed insight
The Frontiers of Design has been produced by New York-based studio Doberman, and features short interviews with 20 influential designers, sharing their views on topics such as diversity, ethics, the
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The Northern institution, which was previously a college and was granted university status last year, has topped the Guardian’s league tables for 2019.