Universities and the Design Council condemn the proposals as “short-sighted” and uninformed by real statistics.
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.
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.
Seals set up foundry Vocal Type – which takes inspiration from past protest movements – in the hope of celebrating creatives of colour.
It will be another month spent at home but you can still take in everything from utopian community building to overcoming creative barriers and more.
We speak to the incoming CEO about why design needs to be at the forefront of “build back better” operations, and how her previous business background will help in her
The projects were part of a worldwide open call by London Design Biennale organisers, and cover everything from music, to sex education and disaster relief.
As part of our series of design in 2021, graphic designer Greg Bunbury looks at what will happen in design activism in the next 12 months.
Now that an exit deal has been agreed by both sides, we take a look at its impact for the design industry, from copyright to movement of workers.
Custom typefaces and flat logos, furlough and anything to help keep kids entertained – these were the news stories you read the most this year.
Design Week speaks to freelancers about accessing government support, diversifying their offering and how viable they think independent work is at the moment.
Meltdown Flags by design studio Moby Digg sees countries’ flags redrawn using data according to the disappearance of their glaciers.
The announcement of national lockdown measures in England has prompted the government to scrap its plans to end the furlough scheme this month.
As the American election reaches its final stages, designers dissect both campaigns’ use of graphics, branding and digital strategy.