Ann Crabtree, Alice Rawsthorn, David Droga and John Pawson are among the international speakers at this year’s Design Indaba festival, which takes place next month in South Africa.
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.
The founder of Reboot Innovation, a creative studio dedicated to sustainability, argues that designers should not be focusing solely on recyclable packaging but instead on systems that encourage the public
As part of our series on design in 2019, Ali Hanan, founder and CEO at Creative Equals, looks at what effect politics may have on design over the next 12
Cardiff University is working with charity the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to design and mass-produce “affordable” contraception for developing countries, consisting of a self-administered hormone patch that lasts for
This month you can delve into the magical design world of Disneyland California, learn about how furniture and products need to adapt for Generation Rent and make your own political
New research shows that the average salary of an entry-level UX designer is £37,500, compared to £26,440 across graphics, packaging and product designers.
Five teams are vying for the top prize for the Mobility Unlimited Challenge, which has called for product prototypes that aim to improve the daily lives of those with disabilities.
As part of our series on the future of design in 2019, Sarah Weir, CEO at the Design Council, looks at what will happen in education over the next 12
The platform, developed by studios Cult Ldn and MassiveMusic alongside mental health charity Mind, uses voice activation to respond to people’s worries with soothing music, breathing exercises and tips on
We asked designers to tell us what they think is the most momentous thing that happened in the industry this year.
As Christmas approaches, designers, manufacturers and retailers should stop reinforcing outdated gender stereotypes by giving glittery unicorns to girls and dinosaurs to boys, and opt for gender-neutral products instead.
From Suffragette-inspired stockings to bespoke Christmas cards reminding us of all the “forgotten” things that have happened on 25 December throughout history, here are our picks of this year’s Christmas
Upcycled plywood Christmas trees, a more inclusive Santa character and desks being turned into fireplaces – these are just some of the ways that creatives have made their offices feel
From smart toothbrushes to light-up pedestrian crossings, we look back at our most popular stories across products and digital this year.
Design Week’s most popular pieces on illustration and design exhibitions from the past year, from shows on protest poster graphics to place branding.
From controversial opinions on “design thinking” to the most influential female designers from the last 100 years, we look back at our most popular long-reads of 2018.
To mark the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 30 artists and designers from across the world have designed prints representing our fight for equality, from women’s
Creative jobs website and networking platform The Dots has launched the “bias blocker”, a new browsing mode that stops employers being able to see candidates’ photos, names, education and employment
The Design Museum has analysed research which shows that although nearly three-quarters of those taking design A-Levels are women, most of these students are not making it into associated careers.
The home rental company has launched Backyard, a new project that will see a team of designers and architects create homes that aim to reduce landfill waste.