Research has found that mental health issues are prevalent for those working creative jobs, because of lack of career stability, low self-confidence, poor pay and more. Aifric Lennon, a researcher
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.
This month you can see the work of 3,000 budding creatives at New Designers, visit the first ever Birmingham Design Festival and read about some of the most influential women
A new book written by ex-Design Museum curator Libby Sellers profiles 25 past and present influential designers, from Ray Eames to Es Devlin, and aims to provide some much-needed insight
Polymer £5 and £10 notes issued by Ulster Bank will enter circulation in 2019 – we speak to Nile, the design studio behind the new notes, about celebrating migration, indigenous
Toxic emissions, caused by traffic and factories, are linked to 40,000 deaths a year in the UK. Makerversity, a co-working and making space for creatives, set about challenging designers to
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.
The Association of Illustrators recently launched its #priceitright campaign, to encourage creatives to demand the right fees – the organisation shares its advice for freelancers.
Young designers should be taught to think critically rather than waste time learning how to time-manage and compile spreadsheets, says Miranda Bolter, design director at Superunion.
Publisher GraphicDesign& has published Hope to Nope, a new book examining the complicated relationship between graphics and politics. We speak to the co-editor about protest, power and design’s ability to
Research from studio Michon suggests that design students lack practical skills, and makes suggestions on how businesses can better equip them for working life.
A new exhibition at the Ditchling Museum of Art and Craft celebrates the life and work of American nun-turned-artist Corita Kent, who challenged the Catholic church with bold graphics and
In light of World Intellectual Property Day (WIPD) 2018, we ask designers and IP professionals their advice for graduates on how to protect their work from copyright
Wayne Hemingway considers what it means to help build communities and boost local economies as a designer, as well as looking beyond the bottom line.
The latest research from the Design Council and Social Change UK highlights the health and economic benefits of making neighbourhoods more walkable and designing houses that don’t leave people feeling
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Returning to East London’s Old Truman Brewery, this year’s D&AD Festival boasts a line-up of speakers that includes graphic designer Craig Oldham and Pentagram’s Naresh Ramchandani. Here, we pick out
Research from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows that women in graphic design get paid 6% less than men, while female product and clothing designers get paid 18% less.
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has announced its plans to invest in the UK’s creative industries with a new wave of funding but has focused on
The Design Museum’s new show delves into the last 10 years of turbulent political events, and reveals how design has played a role in persuading, uniting and angering the public.
This month, you can look forward to D&AD Festival, visit Milan Design Week and delve into a new book on the visual history of the Soviet Union.