From books and stationary, to tech and experiences, here’s a selection of everything the design enthusiast in your life could possibly want for Christmas.
All things furniture design, including the latest modern collections, interviews with furniture designers and profiles of retailers such as Ikea.
Among the six designers who have been recognised are the lighting designer for War Horse, head of fabrics at Alexander McQueen and a newspaper cartoonist.
From circular economies within fashion to rehabilitating indigenous communities, a crop of young designers are focusing on design’s capacity for social change.
Among the 32 awards, two Black Pencils and four White Pencils were given out at a ceremony in New York, which saw the top accolades go to a system for
Bars on benches, studs in doorways and fenced off window ledges are just some of the many measures put in place to control how public space is used – but
The Ikea Safer Homes app gives users safety tips and to-do lists to better prepare their homes for children.
The recipient of the Design Week Rising Star Award 2019 talks about her home roots, finding inspiration everywhere and why people using chairs to dry clothes is a good thing.
Much of the work at this year’s event is underpinned by sustainability, with designs from the likes of Mexico, the UAE and Scandinavia all being featured for their eco-friendly credentials.
His installation for London Design Festival draws on a number of inspirations, from clubbing in the 1990s to fake Crimean villages.
Form and functionality have long been the focus of design, but a growing number of designers are shifting away from this, creating projects that prioritise history, culture and narrative in
The new look was designed by London-based consultancy Deep and takes inspiration from the brand’s “British heritage and pioneering spirit”.
From burial pods to liquid cremation, we look at the people designing more sustainable ways to die.
This month, Chichester’s creative scene is celebrated, Hungarian artist Dora Maurer is given her first UK retrospective and a new book reveals the hidden meanings in some of the world’s
Reinterpretations of Robin Day chairs, a handy primer on Northern city names and a digital identity for a Rwandan girls empowerment magazine are some of our favourite design projects this
This year, the showcase of up-and-coming designers’ work challenges everything from ‘manspreading’ and loneliness in older people, to sustainability and smart phone addiction.
The annual, global awards scheme, which famously rewards its winners with black, yellow, graphite and wood pencils, has announced its 720 winners for this year.
Design Week research reveals equal pay discrepancies between men and women in the same role, a gender pay gap of more than 20% and that three quarters of the designers
We talk to graphic, product and industrial experts about the responsibilities the industry has in helping to save the planet, from designing persuasive visual campaigns through to better public transport
Experts on branding (Jack Renwick), social design (Sophie Thomas), exhibition design (Lucienne Roberts) are joined by Ustwo design director Helen Fuchs, The Guardian’s digital director Ben Longden and many more.
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To coincide with Disabled Access Day 2019, Ikea has launched its ThisAbles range of add-on products that aim to make daily life easier for disabled people, including bumpers for bookshelves,
Talks on women in the arts, an exhibition on Quentin Blake’s Matilda illustrations, and a new book on how to work creatively “without being an asshole” are just a few