Young designers should be taught to think critically rather than waste time learning how to time-manage and compile spreadsheets, says Miranda Bolter, design director at Superunion.
The latest moves and changes, appointments and acquisitions in the design industry, plus tips on hiring the best staff for your business.
Duffy previously headed up the design team at Airbnb for over two years, and will now become creative director at Dice, a gig-booking app founded by studio Ustwo.
Research from studio Michon suggests that design students lack practical skills, and makes suggestions on how businesses can better equip them for working life.
Creative director Jenny Theolin and studio Rehab have launched a new platform that will name design businesses which treat their junior employees well through “positive” reviews, rather than a “black-list”
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Returning to East London’s Old Truman Brewery, this year’s D&AD Festival boasts a line-up of speakers that includes graphic designer Craig Oldham and Pentagram’s Naresh Ramchandani. Here, we pick out
Last week, we wrote about a new book by US graphic designer Bonnie Siegler called Dear Client, This Book Will Teach You How to Get What you Want From
As the designer releases his new book featuring honest advice for students and graduates trying to break into the industry, he explains why portfolios aren’t the be all and end
A new book from US-based graphic designer Bonnie Siegler looks to demystify the design process for clients and teach them how to communicate and work with creative people effectively.
The designer has given up his role as design director at Map, and will now be based in Pentagram’s London office.
Questions from the audience during a pitch or presentation are almost guaranteed to raise anxiety levels among designers. John Scarrott, trainer and coach for design businesses, outlines a five-step process
Speaking at this year’s Design Indaba, Pentagram partner Natasha Jen makes her feelings on business buzzwords, simplistic flow diagrams and sticky note brainstorm sessions very clear, insisting that the concept
The QS World University Rankings compares 950 universities worldwide across different subjects, and has named the RCA as the most prestigious place to take art and design in 2018.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
There’s still time to look back at your best work from the last year and enter the Design Week Awards, as we’re now giving you until 4th April. Here’s how
Find out from one of last year’s winners Method what winning a Design Week Award can do for your business.
The graphic designer will leave his position as dean of the college’s School of Communication, taking up a new role as professor of visual communication.
Humphries Kirk has worked with the Design Business Association and its members for 30 years, helping design studios grow, transition and close when necessary, having recently assisted the sale of
New research has found that while 30,000 students graduated from design courses between 2012-2013 and 2015-2016, only a quarter ended up going into “highly skilled” design jobs.