The West Midlands city has been awarded £3 million, and will host a year-long series of events that will encompass art, design, theatre and more.
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.
Calling out sexism, making hospitals happier places to be and reviving classic designs through crowdfunding; we honour the people who have made a difference to the industry over the last
Ivan Chermayeff died aged 85, a logo was launched to tackle “fake news” and designers offered advice on getting a pay rise – the news from the last seven days.
The Designing a Future Economy report looks at how different occupations use design skills and the positive impact this makes on the UK more generally.
The news that got you talking – we look at the 10 most popular stories on Design Week from the last year.
The Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) has launched a new kitemark logo, which will be worn “with pride” by member magazines, newspapers and websites to show their content is regulated.
Research from accountancy firm Kingston Smith shows that the design sector has been more financially successful than last year, with a 5% increase in gross income.
Statistics from DCMS indicate that the creative industries – which include crafts, design, fashion, publishing and advertising – are healthy and growing, and provide increasing value to the wider economy.
Graphic designers get paid £3,000 below the average UK salary, and Kickstarter and Formula One rebranded – the news from the last seven days.
The white paper, which looks to boost UK business and the economy, has “positive measures” but does not give creative skills the same space as science, tech and maths, say
Industry professionals react to the European Commission’s decision to stop the UK from hosting the cultural programme as a result of Brexit.
Research from the Office for National Statistics has shown that full-time graphic designers earn on average £25,900 annually, which is less than musicians, journalists and architects.
A shrinking national economy is now a likely backdrop for the design industry – which despite having a proven track record for growth – has been neglected in this budget.
Stories of sexism in the industry, a £200,000 interiors redesign for the V&A Museum of Childhood and a nostalgic look at magazine The Face – the news from the last
The Home Office says it will take 2,000 “talent” workers from overseas annually starting in 2018, but has placed greater emphasis on digital tech than art and culture.
Managing director of Good and founder of Kerning the Gap Nat Maher has come across countless instances of sexual harassment and says it is time for the design industry to
Allegations around harassment scandals are rife, with Westminster and Hollywood currently under fire. We ask female designers to discuss their experiences of sexism in the workplace.
An RCA graduate has started a social enterprise in Middlesbrough to teach young people, offenders and people recovering from addiction crafts skills that aim to help them get a job.
Children’s suitcase brand Trunki lost a law case last year after it was found rival brand Kiddee had not infringed its copyright. Now, Trunki founder Rob Law offers advice to
The gov.uk Design System will bring together all design guidelines and styles in a single place, to be used across government departments.