We speak to the incoming CEO about why design needs to be at the forefront of “build back better” operations, and how her previous business background will help in her
We delve into the design industry with longer reads, exclusive interviews, opinion pieces and reviews.
While challenger investment platforms are reaching a new generation, there are plenty of design obstacles in the developing sector.
We speak to designer Christine Ayre, who was recently made a Fellow of King’s College London, about how design can give a sense of coherency to institutions’ output.
Illustrator Natasha Durley discusses modernising the classic nature series, incorporating new features of the UK’s landscape and a “layered” technique.
As part of our series looking at in-house design teams, we talk to Facebook director of product design Austin Chang about cross-family design, moving beyond apps and taking on 1,000
After years of struggling to find glasses that fit, the brains behind Reframd are using tech to design frames to fit the “face landmarks” of Black people.
A series of recent high-profile events have featured futuristic drones shows – but as these designers tell us, a good production needs more than just tech to tell a story.
As part of our series looking at design in 2021, Landor & Fitch executive creative director Alasdair Lennox looks at what will happen in retail design in the next 12
Tech giants from around the world gathered for this year’s virtual festival, but what are the main takeaways?
As part of our series of design in 2021, Ruth Wassermann, design director at Made.com looks at what will happen in furntiure design in the next 12 months.
The projects were part of a worldwide open call by London Design Biennale organisers, and cover everything from music, to sex education and disaster relief.
As part of our series of design in 2021, DesignStudio creative director Alex Johns looks at what will happen in branding in the next 12 months.
As part of our series of design in 2021, Matter design director Lottie King looks at what will happen in product design in the next 12 months.
The temperature-sensitive Mimica Touch label is rolling out across juice bottles and has its sights on the meat (and medical) markets.
As part of our series looking at design in 2021, Hege Aaby and Matt Rice of Sennep look at what will happen in interactive design in the next 12 months.
As part of our series of design in 2021, graphic designer Greg Bunbury looks at what will happen in design activism in the next 12 months.
Another lockdown poses both old and new challenges to family life, but designers have rallied to develop creativity-led resources to ease pressure on parents and carers – here are our
As part of our series of design in 2021, 20.20 creative director Jon Lee looks at what will happen in interior design in the next 12 months.
The designer, recognised for having “redefined” television branding throughout his career with creations like the Channel 4 “Blocks” logo, has died aged 75.
Though the UK has now entered its third lockdown, there’s no shortage of online design events from virtual dog exhibitions to font-themed quizzes.
Now that an exit deal has been agreed by both sides, we take a look at its impact for the design industry, from copyright to movement of workers.
As part of our series of design in 2021, Natasha Jen, partner at Pentagram, looks at what will happen in graphic design in the next 12 months.
While there wasn’t much opportunity for in-studio celebrations this year, designers made use of digital to spread festive cheer.
In a year where many cultural institutions were closed, exhibition designers had to adapt and often bring the museum experience into our own homes.