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
Insight into design education from school to university level, including debates around foundation courses, STEM subjects, and Government policy.
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.
FixCamp is a three-week programme in Brixton, South London, that will teach young people about everything from 3D-printing to how to work in a team, and hopes to involve locals
The Association of Illustrators recently launched its #priceitright campaign, to encourage creatives to demand the right fees – the organisation shares its advice for freelancers.
Young designers should be taught to think critically rather than waste time learning how to time-manage and compile spreadsheets, says Miranda Bolter, design director at Superunion.
Research from studio Michon suggests that design students lack practical skills, and makes suggestions on how businesses can better equip them for working life.
Creative director Jenny Theolin and studio Rehab have launched a new platform that will name design businesses which treat their junior employees well through “positive” reviews, rather than a “black-list”
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.
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.