Family life in lockdown has been tough for many, but designers and the wider creative community have rallied throughout to develop creativity-led resources, activities and initiatives to ease pressure on
Insight into design education from school to university level, including debates around foundation courses, STEM subjects, and Government policy.
The new CHEMARTS Cookbook from designers and scientists at Aalto University offers readers experiments to create and work with plant-based materials.
The Make a Difference festival will showcase women from across the design industry, with the intention of demystifying what they do, why they do it, and how.
With many design disciplines relying on physical pieces and tactile feedback, university course leaders are having to refocus their teaching as lockdown continues.
As we enter another month in lockdown, it seems the design world has got creativity at a distance down to a fine art – this month, watch out for virtual
As has been proven throughout the coronavirus pandemic so far, the UK’s designers are ready and willing to do their bit for their communities, be that through awareness-spreading campaigns, innovative
The museum is using its extensive collection of artefacts and exhibits to inspire #LetsMakeWednesdays creative challenges.
The country and its creatives may be in lockdown, but that’s not to say there’s nothing to be done in April – beyond browsing online galleries, here are our top
For many families this week will have been the first, perhaps of many, where children have been out of school because of the coronavirus pandemic. With plenty of time to
We speak to the design studios who have done it to find out how they got in front of clients and onto pitch lists in their formative years.
We speak to Design Council chief design officer Cat Drew about its Transforming Ageing programme which is looking to navigate the social and economic pressures of an ageing population.
With thousands of students graduating from interior design courses each year, Lucy Painter’s new book aims to help hopefuls into the industry. Here are her top tips for early career
Nextstrain is a platform designed to facilitate the sharing of genomic data – here, Design Week speaks with two of its researchers about how it is tackling the coronavirus outbreak.
Design education, much like the wider industry, is lacking in diversity – here, Design Week speaks with some of the women who are working to change this through collective action.
From an editorial influenced graphic style to a changing education landscape and a burgeoning international outlook, what defines design in New York?
In her new book, designer and academic Julia Watson explores how designers can look to the sustainable practices of indigenous peoples and apply them at scale in cities.
Research carried out by recruitment agency Aquent shows a disparity in pay rises among junior and senior designers and “hot demand” for UX talent.
Entries are open for the Design Week Awards. We’re building on the success of last year’s new look awards by overhauling our digital categories and bringing you another accessible ceremony.
We asked designers what they are resolving to do differently this year and they showed us how the political disorder and climate crisis of 2019 will inform their work in
It’s been a year marked by protest and politics, which has in turn given way to a host of memorable design moments – as it wraps up, we ask designers
In the first of a new series spotlighting design in different countries, we look at Germany’s diverse creative culture, from industrial to graphic design, which is both forward-thinking and respectful
Winners of the Design Week Social Design Award 2019, Ikea’s research and design lab Space10 has had a busy year – here they speak to us about crowdsourcing, why you
The UK government body responsible for immigration, security and policing has published a tender document looking for those that might be able “design and deliver technology which supports the transformation
Christmas may be upon us, but designers haven’t shut up shop just yet – alongside some more festive offerings this month the Design Museum will be discussing diversity, George H.