As part of our series spotlighting design in different countries, we look at Poland’s rich history of industrial design and how the country is embracing its idiosyncratic influences.
We delve into the design industry with longer reads, exclusive interviews, opinion pieces and reviews.
US-based game developers and tech workers have joined one of the country’s biggest trade unions, but what kind of working culture led to this moment, and how does the situation
The Pentagram partner and product designer talks about and his first children’s book, the power of chess and how he designs in the present.
Voice-assistants are becoming a part of our everyday lives, but they don’t understand everyone’s voices equally. We explore how the industry is addressing that inequality.
It’s one of the biggest fashion trends of the last 30 years, but despite sharper styling and direction than ever, brand leaders tell Design Week the key to authentic streetwear
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.
From bathtubs lined with eggshell, to Rolls Royce dashboards finished with iridescent tail feathers, we explore Malaysian-born Lay Koon Tan’s sustainable luxury interiors studio Nature Squared.
As more Scottish communities opt to design their own regional flags, Design Week explores where the trend comes from, and how the practice has been modernised.
Toyota builds a city, Sony reveals a new Play Station logo and cat robots replace waiters at this year’s tech conference.
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
This month, there’s a robot coding lab for kids at V&A Dundee while a landmark exhibition about a Polish graphic designer comes to London.
We look back at the life and work of graphic designer Vaughan Oliver, who has died aged 62 following a lauded career designing record sleeves for the likes of the
From the iPhone 6 to Katy Perry’s eyelashes, the V&A’s Rapid Response collection is a department of contemporary acquisition. Finding the balance between a trend and cultural significance isn’t so
A six-part series lets viewers roam the V&A’s corridors and tells the stories of museum objects, from a Christian Dior dress to a Victorian toy elephant.
From a Santa lifestyle brand, to a brain-teasingly festive mobile app, these are our favourite projects this Christmas season.
Think you know what happened in design this year? Test yourself with our quiz.
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
After a decisive victory from Boris Johnson’s Tory party, Design Week explores what the election result might mean for the design industry.
The healing power of art in hospitals was proved, VW rebranded to forget its past and embrace its future, Extinction Rebellion’s rebrand captured imaginations and you told us why the
From an at-home blood testing kit to a holographic sat nav system, we look back at our most popular stories across product and digital in the past year.
Embarrassment and shame have long been associated with menstruation, but new trends in packaging design are looking to change this with bold colours, eye catching patterns and empowering messages.
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
From the unseen subterranean world of London’s Tube network, to flying’s 5.7 million tonnes waste problem, here are the year’s most popular exhibition stories on Design Week.
DixonBaxi co-founder and executive creative director Aporva Baxi warns streaming services that prioritising content over brand and a well designed experience could be “catastrophic”.