Sadiq Khan has drawn up a proposal detailing that “a global centre of excellence for the creative industries” should be developed along the Thames Estuary.
Women in Lambeth and Southwark can now order the contraceptive pill online and receive it in 24 hours, following a “short but robust” health assessment.
The latest figures from UCAS show 17,000 fewer students have chosen to take creative subjects this year compared to 2016. Designers and academics tell us why this has happened.
A Monotype research group raising awareness of type readability, and a new Netflix series celebrating design – the news from the last seven days.
The prime minister has announced her strategy to support sectors and boost the UK economy, which includes creative industries but places a greater focus on science and technology.
A new crest for Juventus FC, a new logo for Mozilla and the effect of Theresa May’s Brexit plans on creatives – the important design news from the last seven days.
On 1 February, MPs voted in favour of triggering Article 50. While Theresa May’s Brexit plan aims to be empowering, outcomes for designers still look bleak. We look at what the prime minister’s plan means for creative businesses.
The Design Week Awards is back with a bunch of new awards alongside old favourites to recognise the growing breadth and integration of the industry. It’s time to get entering.
Data from job site CV-Library shows that the number of design jobs has increased in the last year more than any other sector – but is this because employees are leaving their jobs?
Hunt has changed career paths, resigning from his role as a Labour Party MP to become the London Victoria and Albert museum’s new director.
Design Week rounded up the best stories of the year, and the English National Opera rebranded – the important design news from the last seven days.
The UK government has announced its intention to go ahead with the competition for 2023, with hopeful cities including Leeds, Dundee and Milton Keynes.
Organisation Anti-Copying in Design (ACID) has urged Government to create new laws which will better protect designers’ work once the UK loses access to EU laws.
The Unified Patent Court Agreement would mean UK designers who hold a patent are still able to protect their work from being illegally copied by companies in other countries.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced he will invest in digital infrastructure and faster 5G broadband, and introduce more tax breaks for small businesses.
We speak to US-based designers and associations about how one of the most controversial presidential wins in history will affect the design industry.
As Donald Trump makes history with an unexpected and controversial presidential win, we look at the part graphics has played in elections from 2008 to present.
Last month the only exam board to run an A-level art history course, announced it is to axe the subject. Land Design Studio creative director Peter Higgins, who also holds teaching roles at Central St Martins, the RCA and Brighton University says the course plays a vital part in the formative years of many designers.
A new report from the Creative Industries Federation reveals that the main concerns around Brexit within the sector are around access to talent and skills, funding and trade, and copyright regulation.
The Design Business Association’s Annual Survey Report also reveals healthy industry growth, with fee income up 6.9% from last year.