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”.
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 DBA’s Annual Survey of over 150 businesses has shown that, while income and staff employment is on the up, clients are underpaying for design services.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.
Starling Crossing is a prototype road design that would see crossings light up at busy times and disappear when nobody needs them.
The Global Talent Report has been conducted by the Creative Industries Federation, and calls for visa-free travel and lower salary requirements to protect jobs in the sector.
This year’s exhibition features a wheelchair that can climb stairs, a language-translating earpiece and a brand identity for Wales.
A Science Museum rebrand, a book on design in health and a new festival in Bristol – the news from the last seven days.
New art and design studios are set to open in North West London, and aim to be an “affordable” alternative to working in the heart of the capital city.
A book on North Korean design, UKIP’s new logo and an exploration of National Theatre’s print posters – the news from the last seven days.
The political party unveiled a rebrand at its annual conference last week, after announcing it would “modernise” its visual identity back in March. We ask designers to share their thoughts
Greenwich design district was revealed, Apple and Google were voted the best global brands and Dyson confirmed it is developing an electric car – the news from the last seven
The new South East London design quarter will open in 2020, and aims to counter the fact that the capital has lost “one third of its creative workspaces” in the
The eight briefs ask entrants to find design solutions for social, environmental and economic problems, including wellbeing in the workplace and pollution caused by non-sustainable packaging waste.
Pentagram’s Marina Willer has released a personal documentary about her Jewish father’s escape from Nazi rule during World War Two. We speak to the graphic designer about her first feature
The Independent Review of the Creative Industries has been conducted by Sir Peter Bazalgette, and looks to encourage the Government to invest more funding and training into the sector.
Hancock, an MP for the Department for Culture, Digital, Media and Sport, has pledged to prioritise the protection of intellectual property and original ideas.
Design Week deputy editor Sarah Dawood will chair two panel discussions at Designjunction, featuring panellists including The Dots founder Pip Jamieson and Design Council CEO Sarah Weir.
As LDF returns to the capital this September, we’ll be taking a look at some of the key events to look forward to in a series of previews. Next on
The Plastic Oceans Foundation has teamed up with LadBible to launch the campaign, which includes designs for the Trash Isles’ national flag, passport, currency and stamps.
Designs on Britain will look at the positive impact Jewish designers have made on British life since the 1940s, celebrating creations such as Tate & Lyle’s branding and the Rayleigh