Illustrator and designer Ben Tallon looks at how rising tuition fees are deterring budding creative students, and asks whether short courses could be just as valuable.
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The BBC unveiled its own typeface, the Beazley Designs of the Year shortlist was announced and we looked back at 25 years of design in the Premier League – the
This year’s A-level results indicate a 3% drop in students accepted onto art and design undergraduate courses, down by over 1,500 people.
The print designs for Eduardo Paolozzi’s multi-coloured mosaic tiles, which were almost destroyed in 2015, are to be auctioned this week in his hometown, Edinburgh.
The Barcelona-based design conference comes to London for the first time next month, and will see the likes of DesignStudio, Poke and Territory offer their insight.
Chairman of The Garden Bridge Trust Lord David Abersoch and Mayor of London Sadiq Khan sound off with final words as a decision is made to pull the plug on
As the new season of the Premier League gets underway this weekend, we mark its 25th birthday by speaking to designers about their favourite pieces of design from its history.
Martin Roth died at 62, the World Illustration Awards announced its winners and we looked at the design of the new Morrissey film – the news from the last seven
The Migration Advisory Committee has launched an open consultation for businesses and organisations to advise on how the UK’s immigration system could be structured after leaving the European Union.
We speak to director Mark Gill and the designers at The Chase who worked together on the design of a new film dramatising the life of the young Morrissey.
Last week, Apple revealed it was killing off its iPod Nano and Shuffle models. We ask designers about the everyday products they would miss the most if
From a jobs boom in the design industry to new looks for Asics and Dreamland Margate, we round up the news from the last seven days.
Bedford-based brand consultancy Eat With Your Eyes has created the branding and packaging for Little Bistro, a new range of baby and toddler meals from children’s snack brand Kiddylicious. The
Car rental company Hertz has created a prototype car designed to deal with what it calls those “are we nearly nearly there yet?” moments on car journeys. The car’s upholstery
Artist Conrad Shawcross has created a new installation that is on display at St Pancras International station in London. The Interpretation of Movement artwork is part of public art programme
Milanese design duo Carlo Ninchi and Vittorio Locatelli are opening a new art and design gallery called Oneroom in Shoreditch, London. Housed in a four-storey Victorian warehouse, the gallery will
London Design Fair has announced the launch of Swedish Design Moves, a four-year programme to promote awareness of Swedish design, architecture and fashion internationally. The programme is based on the
Consultancy Colourful has created the name and branding for a new business toolkit for childminders. Business Smart has been launched by the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY)
New York-based illustrator Mike Perry has created an adult colouring book to mark the fourth season of Comedy Central TV show, Broad City. Perry, who is the mind behind the
London-based designer Ayesha Sherriffs has created the branding and packaging for coconut soda water brand Big Boss Palm. Following its launch in Dubai in 2015, the coconut and vanilla flavoured,
The latest statistics from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport reveal that employment in the sector is booming but only 10% of employees are from ethnic minority backgrounds.
This coming month, you can explore 50 great illustrations from around the world, delve into the history of post delivery and dress up as a comic book character.
From an interview with Camille Walala to a new creative fund that could help designers work abroad following Brexit, we round up the news from the last seven days.
Last week, London Design Festival’s organisers revealed the details of a new exhibition exploring the art of the designer-client relationship. We ask designers about their most difficult experiences with
French graphic artist Camille Walala is known for brightening up public spaces with her patterns. We visit her latest installation at London’s Now Gallery; an interactive, disorientating maze that encourages visitors to
As a new crowdfunder launches to reissue the Humanscale manual from the 1970s, we speak to the team behind the campaign about why keeping historic designs such as standards manuals
The Creative Practitioners’ Fund, announced at the Creative Industries Federation’s International Conference this month, will look to promote travel outside of the UK following Brexit.
The Department for Education has confirmed plans for 90% of students in state-run schools to take the English Baccalaureate qualification by 2025, which campaigners say leaves “no room” for art