Design Week speaks to freelancers about accessing government support, diversifying their offering and how viable they think independent work is at the moment.
The effects of government policy on the design industry, from Brexit to election manifestos – plus a light-hearted look at protest art and political campaigns.
Meltdown Flags by design studio Moby Digg sees countries’ flags redrawn using data according to the disappearance of their glaciers.
The announcement of national lockdown measures in England has prompted the government to scrap its plans to end the furlough scheme this month.
As the American election reaches its final stages, designers dissect both campaigns’ use of graphics, branding and digital strategy.
Some of this month’s most inspiring projects offer escapism, while others are a reaction to the everchanging political landscape we find ourselves in.
With just over a week to go until the end of the furlough scheme, we break down what the government’s next support package means for designers.
Designed by Plaid and Lombaert Studio, Unfinished Business takes visitors on a journey of activism from the feminist thinkers of the 1700s, to the campaigners of today.
Our latest poll reveals mixed fortunes for the industry, with 48% of designers still worried about making it into 2021.
The multidisciplinary group of creatives bring a range of talents and experience to the challenge of how organisations react to the climate crisis.
Now six months into the coronavirus pandemic, Design Week wants to know how your design business is faring, and how you view the future of your work.
In a statement to the commons the chancellor has announced the successor to the furlough scheme, as he urged listeners to “learn to live without fear”.
The museum is re-examining how it portrays aspects of Scotland’s history which were underpinned by “the exploitation of enslaved and colonised people”.
This year marks the 13th edition of the museum’s flagship support programme for emerging talent, with designers this year responding to the theme of “care”.
Last week Wales’ Future Generations Commissioner suggested a “guaranteed state income”, similar to a universal basic income (UBI), for creatives would help mitigate the effects of the pandemic on their
HM Revenue & Customs has an ambitious plan to make filing tax returns digital — we’ve broken down what this means for you and how to prepare for the changes.
The UK’s arts and cultural sectors are facing an “existential threat” because of the pandemic, say MPs, but the government has been “too slow” to respond.
Three months on from our first business impact survey, we once again asked readers how they were weathering the pandemic.
Today’s “mini-budget” saw the debut of the government’s plan for jobs, with Sunak promising no one “will be left without hope”.
Plastic barriers and caution tape are not permanent solutions for a world post-coronavirus, here’s how designers envisage a future where social distancing is here to stay.
The Sustainable Innovation fund will help keep “cutting-edge projects and ideas alive” as we exit the pandemic, according to the government.