Design Week speaks to freelancers about accessing government support, diversifying their offering and how viable they think independent work is at the moment.
The latest moves and changes, appointments and acquisitions in the design industry, plus tips on hiring the best staff for your business.
While the design industry has suffered during the pandemic, there are some bright spots for those looking for work – particularly among freelance and digital sectors.
The Pentagram partner will take over from Kate Stanners as president of the design and advertising body for 2020/21.
The leaders of creative teams at Channel 4, Pentland Brands and Specsavers discuss the realities of working in-house, from budgets and talent, to stigma and internal relations.
The new illustration and photography agency from News UK will showcase creatives from underrepresented backgrounds in the hopes of diversifying the media.
Weir was in the role for three and a half year and tells Design Week that she hopes her successor will not be one of the “usual suspects”.
The programme seeks to overcome “barriers to progress” and will feature grant funding opportunities and other initiatives to “fully embed design in innovation”.
With students graduating into uncertainty this year, founder Stefanie Sword-Williams has devised a curriculum that promises to be “relatable and achievable”.
This is the second exhibition design tender launched by the museum for its new West Smithfield site, which has been designed by Stanton Williams and Asif Khan.
We’re excited to announce the full shortlist for our awards below. Stay tuned later in the month for our winners showcase, which will be revealed here on the site as
We speak to Lucy Painter of Studio Recruitment and Pip Jamieson of The Dots to find out how they’re advising the Class of 2020 to go about job hunting right
Our guide to the creative-centered services have been set up in light of coronavirus – offering design inspiration, skill development and careers advice.
Research carried out by recruitment agency Aquent shows a disparity in pay rises among junior and senior designers and “hot demand” for UX talent.
According to accountancy firm Moore Kingston Smith, 2019 was a “tough” year for the sector, with an overall decrease of 31.2% in operating profits.
The former director of design at the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce will take over the role of director of architecture, design and fashion at the end of
As part of our series looking at jobs in design studios, we speak to Pip Fazakerley, developer at virtual reality and 3D design firm Framework Creative, about animating virtual spines,
A new campaign and online resources toolkit looks to overhaul the UK’s “homogenous” design industry
As the London-based cultural institution turns 30 this year, we look back at its story, from its beginnings as a small space in the basement of the V&A museum, its
As part of our series looking at jobs in design studios, we speak to Oliver Bingham, marketing and new business developer at Studio Output, about creating compelling pitches, disproving the
This month, you can suss out the brightest up-and-coming creative talent at D&AD New Blood Festival, learn about how the industry is dealing with gender equality and delve into the
The company’s chief design officer announced that he is leaving later this year after more than two decades at the company.
We look back at the life and work of Pearlfisher’s co-founder, who has died aged 59 and leaves behind her a 30-year creative legacy, including an ample client list, sustainability
As part of our series looking at up-and-coming creatives, we speak with freelance illustrator Kristyna Baczynski about how her Ukrainian heritage inspired her to make a graphic novel, why she
Drew, who is director of policy and place at FutureGov, previously worked as a civil servant for 12 years, helping Government departments streamline policy-making through design and digital.