Rethinking Urban Mobility has been conducted by companies including Arup and the London Transport Museum, and looks at the impact of developments in transport such as self-driving cars on cities
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Last week, we wrote about a series of long-lost Suffragette posters used to fight for women’s right to vote and work in the early 20th century. Now, we ask designers
The graphics of clubbing has been celebrated in a new book by designer Rick Banks. Now, designers reflect on their favourite nightclub identities from over the decades.
Humphries Kirk has worked with the Design Business Association and its members for 30 years, helping design studios grow, transition and close when necessary, having recently assisted the sale of
As the production designer works on last-minute preparations for the Brits, we speak to her about creating sets for the likes of Coldplay and One Direction, mastering the skill of
New research has found that while 30,000 students graduated from design courses between 2012-2013 and 2015-2016, only a quarter ended up going into “highly skilled” design jobs.
Offset takes place for the 12th time this year, and will see the likes of Gail Bichler, Ustwo and Pentagram take to the stage.
Michael Mitchell, British typographer commissioned by the likes of National Gallery and Peter Blake, and author of definitive style handbooks for designers, has died aged 78. We look back at
A new exhibition at the Fashion & Textile Museum examines the garment in the context of its role as the “perfect blank canvas” to express opinions on everything from LGBT
Studiosuther& has introduced a walking wordmark to bring “playfulness and joy” to the 230-year-old brand, which is being repositioned as an expert in children’s footwear.
Billie is a new, US-based shaving company that aims to break gender stereotypes by shedding any condescending messages and “girly” colour palettes.
The PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Games kick off this week in South Korea, with the opening ceremony taking place 9 February. We take a look at the design elements of
Over a quarter of the design industry is made up of self-employed workers. We look at how the Government’s latest reforms to employment rights could help – or hinder –
A new website called Adele showcases the design systems of famous brands such as BBC, Audi and Buzzfeed all in one place, as a resource for designers
South Africa’s annual design conference returns to Cape Town this month. Here are some of the most interesting speakers to check out during the event, including stage designer Es Devlin
UCAS figures show that the number of applications for art and design courses has dropped overall, but interest from EU and international students is on the up as they could
On the centenary of women’s suffrage in the UK, we look at the female designers who have made an impact on everything from graphics to textiles over the past 100
This year marks 100 years since women aged over 30 were given the vote – Cambridge University Library is celebrating the occasion with a new exhibition showcasing previously-unseen political protest
We speak to exhibition designers Casson Mann about the challenge of expressing the scale of 20th century passenger ships in a small gallery space, and how the glamour of ocean
Matias Shortcook, an associate dean at Plymouth College of Art, comments on the repercussions of secondary schools cutting resources for creative subjects such as art and design.
Entrepreneur Kamprad, who founded Ikea in 1943, has died aged 91 following a short illness – we look back at some of the pivotal products that were launched under his
This month, you can visit South African festival Design Indaba, and explore the lesser-known history of upholstery at a new exhibition.
Studio Voltaire’s latest exhibition takes the form of a trade show that is trying to sell the dream of a future society centred around a fictional holiday camp called Britlins.
Last week, a survey revealed that over two thirds of illustrators need a second source of income to get by. Now, freelance designers and illustrators share their experiences of