Graduate season is in full swing now, so we’ve rounded up our favourite projects from the most recently opened online showcases.
Insight into design education from school to university level, including debates around foundation courses, STEM subjects, and Government policy.
Design Week talks to lecturers ahead of the new academic year about socially distanced classrooms, blended learning and why the “devil will be in implementation”.
With students graduating into uncertainty this year, founder Stefanie Sword-Williams has devised a curriculum that promises to be “relatable and achievable”.
Following on from the success of its lockdown challenge cards earlier this year, the company has released a new set of learning resources this time focused on air pollution.
A reading initiative for young prisoners answering a Penguin brief was one of two projects to scoop the top prize, while 213 pencils in total were awarded to winning work.
The Class of 2020 has had an unprecedented end to their university careers but the work from this year’s grad shows impresses all the same – here’s our favourites so
The identity, which will be in place for the next three years, has been developed to “represent a range of countries and cultures, without resorting to cliché”.
We’re excited to announce the full shortlist for our awards below. Stay tuned later in the month for our winners showcase, which will be revealed here on the site as
Government restrictions may have outlawed physical graduate showcases this year, but many universities have moved celebrations online – here is our guide to what’s on offer.
We speak to Lucy Painter of Studio Recruitment and Pip Jamieson of The Dots to find out how they’re advising the Class of 2020 to go about job hunting right
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
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.