The Northern Creative Corridor aims to “unlock the huge potential of the creative industries across the North of England” by nurturing existing “pockets of creative genius”.
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.
Design leaders and tax experts react to a Statement which promises to “cut taxes and reward work” to achieve growth – but may not be investing in the right tools.
Design educators Lisa E. Mercer and Terresa Moses explain in their new book, Racism Untaught, how design can offer tools for anti-racism accessible to anyone.
The three-day event will be held in conjunction with London Design Festival and include exhibitions, workshops, talks and more, available to the design community and general public.
With right to repair rising on the agenda we spoke to the Restart Project, designers and the Design Council about barriers from understanding and skills to legislation.
The first phase will ask designers about barriers to “realising positive impact” and will work towards generating a “co-created, purpose-driven future agenda” for design in the UK.
In response to the prime minister’s U-turn on net zero targets, Design Council chief design officer Cat Drew discusses how design can help us move faster rather than slower.
For the coalition of charities seeking freedom and accountability for Syria’s detainees, Templo crafted a flying bird logo made from the Arabic letterforms for Syria.
“Established businesses” within the UK’s creative industries that are looking to “grow and scale” can access the fund, according to Creative UK investment director Tim Evans.
Discussions will take place around how innovative materials can enter mainstream supply chains and how we can broaden the pipeline into the industry for young talent.
Design Council chief design officer Cat Drew explains the themes and topics in this year’s Design for Planet festival.
A new study commissioned by Ravensbourne University reveals a high demand among 18-25 year olds to enter the creative industries, but a perception that it’s not attainable.
More than 500 days into the war, we spoke to designers in Ukraine about the different ways in which they are adapting to continue work.
Though the Government insists its plan is not an attack on any sector, the measures have been deemed “hugely problematic” by design education experts.
Recent incidents in design-led institutions may call into question their current ability to stand by commitments to inclusivity.
Bookmarks designed to aid neurodiverse readers and an initiative advocating for the reproductive health of women in Ghana were among the seven White-Pencil-winning projects.
The third edition of the To Think journal series urges designers to converge with “big business” to devise more effective solutions to the climate crisis.
The 2023 Researchers in Residence present projects including a typeface inspired by Celtic words for the landscape, and video-game visuals to recognise deep-sea life.
From using her own home-on-wheels to a tensegrity installation designed from prison, Shangri-La creative director Kaye Dunnings explains this year’s design.
The winners of Cannes Lions 2023 include a project to preserve a West African language, a helmet made of scallop shells and an “actionable” book in support of reproductive rights.