Alan Bishop, former CEO at the Southbank Centre, has replaced Kampfner as head of the independent organisation, with a view to look for another chief in the long-term.
In-depth interviews with designers such as Alan Kitching, Morag Myerscough and Angus Hyland, plus the biggest role appointments in the design industry.
Theresa May has been forced to reshuffle her cabinet following resignations around her Brexit strategy, which sees Wright replace Matt Hancock as head of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media
Pentagram partner Marina Willer won a Design Week 2018 Award this year, entering our coveted Hall of Fame and joining the likes of Margaret Calvert, Malcolm Garrett and Johanna
The German graphic designer will be Pentagram’s 11th partner based in London, and has been taken on a few months after Map co-founder Jon Marshall.
AKQA has acquired Barber & Osgerby-owned Universal Design Studio and Map, in a move that will see all three teams work on projects collectively, bringing together architecture, product design and
Sorrell, who headed up advertising company WPP for 33 years before standing down in April, has confirmed that he will set up a new ad group called S4 Capital.
Duffy previously headed up the design team at Airbnb for over two years, and will now become creative director at Dice, a gig-booking app founded by studio Ustwo.
We speak to the former Pentagram designer – who now heads up the design team at women-only members club The Wing – about making the switch from brand-side to in-house, her
WPP, which is home to dozens of design consultancies, lost its CEO Martin Sorrell over the weekend in the wake of an internal investigation and a dip in share price.
The designer has given up his role as design director at Map, and will now be based in Pentagram’s London office.
Speaking at this year’s Offset Dublin, the graphic designer and founder of Studio Frith talks about her “playful” approach to projects, setting up a studio straight out of art school
Speaking at Offset Dublin, New York-based Stephen Doyle talks about how he adds “magic and nonsense” to his work and looks to “transcend expectations” as a graphic designer through crafting
Speaking at this year’s Offset Dublin, Moving Brands’ creative director Sean Murphy talks on how he got to where he is today, why he hates the internet’s pedantic scrutiny of
The graphic designer will leave his position as dean of the college’s School of Communication, taking up a new role as professor of visual communication.
The list includes design industry figures like MagneticNorth founder Lou Cordwell, as well as people involved in public projects such as former HS2 director general Dr David Prout.
The digital design consultancy has appointed a new head, who will oversee its six global offices and lead on growing the business in size and helping it make more money.
Calling out sexism, making hospitals happier places to be and reviving classic designs through crowdfunding; we honour the people who have made a difference to the industry over the last
Designer Morag Myerscough, architect Alison Brooks and urban planner Mike Rawlinson have been given the award this year, while structural engineer Tristram Carfrae has been named as the master of
The company is claiming that it dismissed Conze in October for revealing confidential information, and has now filed a lawsuit against him.
Habitat’s design team is set for a shake-up that will see creative director Polly Dickens replaced by Kate Butler, who will become head of product design. Butler – who is
We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.
Waterfall, who has founded a number of digital consultancies including Poke, will also head up the design and innovation studio’s operations team.
Martin Roth, who previously served as V&A director, has died aged 62 – we look back on his contribution to museums and cultural enrichment across the world.
Ashman first joined the consultancy in 1994, and previously held the role of global chief operating officer.
Turner, who is deputy director at London Design Festival and director at London Design Biennale, will take up the position of keeper of design, architecture and digital at the museum.
The late Mark Wickens, who co-founded WTS – which later became Brandhouse – is remembered by his colleague Bron Westrip as a generous and industrious designer who was equally at home working
The DBA brings in three new board directors as it looks to prove “the vital role the UK design industry plays in our nation’s competitiveness” against a
Ive will take over from James Dyson at London’s Royal College of Art in July, and aims to better connect art, design and technology at the university.
As part of our Design Week at 30 series we speak to graphic designer Angus Hyland about his role as a partner at consultancy Pentagram, and how the industry has changed
Speaking at Offf in Barcelona, the logo extraordinaire talked through his lifetime of work and demonstrated how a childhood love for drawing and time spent grafting in a factory got
As part of our Design Week at 30 series we speak to letterpress legend Alan Kitching about his career in design, and how the industry has changed over the past three
Rick Haythornthwaite takes over from Sir John Sorrell, who founded the organisation representing the creative sectors in 2014.
American illustrator Ipcar, who created colourful, animal-based picture books for children, has died at the age of 99. We look back at her career.