Plan set out to engage designers with key climate change issues as part of two day festival, which looks to forge better links between designers and leaders in sustainability.
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.
After a year off because of the pandemic, the museum is back with a slate of projects and installations for 2021 covering everything from climate change to AI.
The MP for Mid Bedfordshire replaces Oliver Dowden, who has been removed from the role following a substantial cabinet reshuffle by Boris Johnson.
From the circular economy to human centred design, these are the talks that are not to be missed at this year’s festival.
A recommendation to improve equity is one of several set out in a new report from the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Creative Diversity.
We speak to the illustrator about learning from nature, how her anthropology background supports her craft and the need to question briefs.
While its design landscape benefits from some famous stereotypes, Canada is also reckoning with its Indigenous history to offer new industry insights.
From local councils, to community organisations and whole countries, we look at past and present examples of flag redesign to explore the unique challenges of the practice.
Proposals to slash a specific funding stream directed at high-cost subjects like art, design and music in half were announced earlier this year.
As the government considers privatising the public broadcaster, concerns are raised about the effects it may have on the design and creative industries.
A total of 19 international illustrators have been brought together for the project, which aims to “represent, humanise and tell the stories” of Asian people.
Universities and the Design Council condemn the proposals as “short-sighted” and uninformed by real statistics.
We speak with Evan Townsend, the designer of Antarctica’s first ever flag, about being inspired by Pride, symbolising a community and aiming for emoji adoption.
Incentivised apps would use financial rewards to increase levels of physical activity and improve dietary choices among adults.
A total of 10 teams have been commissioned to turn their ideas into a reality, with Assemble, Nelly Ben Hayoun and a host of freelancers included in the line-up.
As part of our IWD 2021 coverage, EAT founder Renata Amaral Morris discusses embracing difference and what stopped her and her business partner Gabriel Seibel from it doing it sooner.
As part of our IWD 2021 coverage, we speak to B&B senior designer Maisie Benson about using social media to seek out and share social design side projects.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak pledges more support for the self-employed, introduces a new loan scheme and promises more money for culture.
Changes to the tax legislation for freelancers and employers will come into effect from 6 April 2021 so designers and design businesses will need to be ready.
The Design Council will work with the Mayor’s office to seek out and develop “innovation teams” to help the city bounce back from Covid.