From a rebrand for the Southbank Centre to a visit to Dundee, the UK’s latest cultural hotspot, we round-up the news from the last seven days.
The initiative, founded by ex-Design Council CEO John Mathers and Damon Bonser, has reached its fundraising target and aims to help British product design start-ups.
The Queen’s Speech has laid out the Government’s plans for the next two years, which include bills around Brexit, technical education and the national living wage. We look at what it means for designers.
The Creative Industries Federation has spoken out about structural changes within the Government’s Department for Culture, Media and Sport, which now sees a greater focus on digital, while arts and culture are bundled in with heritage and tourism.
We visit the Scottish city during Dundee Design Festival, and find out why it is being touted as the UK’s new design and cultural hotspot.
The Design Week Awards winners were revealed, NatWest launched its own digital studio and designers responded to the general election result – the news from the last seven days.
The sub-site allows Airbnb users to open their homes for free and match up with various refugee charities, as well as featuring video stories of people affected by the refugee crisis.
Following the Conservatives failing to win a majority last week, the organisation is pushing for a “soft” Brexit to secure free trade and the rights of EU citizens.
The Conservative Party has failed to secure a majority and will join up with Northern Ireland’s DUP to form the new UK Government – we ask designers how they feel about the result and what this could mean for the industry.
From a new Swedish museum showcasing brands’ biggest “f*ck ups” to the design industry’s fears around Brexit and creative talent, we round up the important news from the last seven days.
With the general election due to take place this week, we look at the six main parties’ policies around creative education, small businesses, and art and culture.
The Creative Industries Federation’s latest survey reveals that 73% of respondents believe the restrictions on freedom of movement following the UK leaving the EU will limit their businesses’ capacity to function as normal.
Ben Tallon, freelance illustrator, designer and Design Week columnist, speaks about how knife crime could be reduced if only more funding was given to youth services fostering creativity and sporting talent.
From a panel discussion hosted by Design Week about the effect of Brexit on the design industry, to a display of screen-printed furniture created by Anthony Burrill and Michael Marriott, we round up the best bits to check out at Clerkenwell Design Week this year.
From the Design Week Awards 2017 shortlist, to an exclusive Angus Hyland interview and a look at political parties’ general election campaign designs, we round up the important design news from the last seven days.
The campaign has been spearheaded by filmmaker Josh Cole and designed by Studio Output, and aims to encourage 18 to 24-year-olds from low-income and ethnic minority backgrounds to vote in the June general election.
In light of the election set to take place next month, we look at how the main political parties are attempting to win over voters through their branding and campaigns.
From a new project by Bath University looking at how best to design refugee shelters to the V&A’s new art and design quarter, we round up the important news from the last seven days.
The team of researchers has taken on a three-year project that will see shelter concepts designed to withstand extreme temperatures and provide more privacy.
With the general election looming, we ask designers and organisations what they want the new Government to do for creatives.