The DBA’s Annual Survey of over 150 businesses has shown that, while income and staff employment is on the up, clients are underpaying for design services.
The latest moves and changes, appointments and acquisitions in the design industry, plus tips on hiring the best staff for your business.
New art and design studios are set to open in North West London, and aim to be an “affordable” alternative to working in the heart of the capital city.
Following on from looking at assumptions around presentations, selling and pitching, in this final piece in his series, trainer and coach John Scarrott highlights some of the assumptions designers make
Waterfall, who has founded a number of digital consultancies including Poke, will also head up the design and innovation studio’s operations team.
Greenwich design district was revealed, Apple and Google were voted the best global brands and Dyson confirmed it is developing an electric car – the news from the last seven
The new South East London design quarter will open in 2020, and aims to counter the fact that the capital has lost “one third of its creative workspaces” in the
They will become part of one as-yet-unnamed consultancy, which will also include Addison Group and VBAT.
From a new Royal Mail stamp series celebrating the UK’s toy design heritage, to WPP’s acquisition of independent consultancy Design Bridge, we round up the design news from the last
The sale of the independent brand consultancy will see it retain its creative independence and management, while it has also revealed plans to expand to Shanghai.
The latest in his series on assumptions,trainer and coach John Scarrott considers potential pitfalls and how designers can sell their services more successfully.
Ashman first joined the consultancy in 1994, and previously held the role of global chief operating officer.
The latest statistics from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport reveal that employment in the sector is booming but only 10% of employees are from ethnic minority backgrounds.
Communications coach John Scarrott runs through the traps that creative directors and account managers should avoid when leading presentations, and how they can make a positive impression on their audience.
From a week-long festival to celebrate the opening of the V&A’s new design quarter, to a more “human” look for smart home brand Hive, we round up the design news
This month, we wrote about a new book that looks to teach designers about starting off as business-owners. Now, we ask studio founders to offer their wisdom to other
The book has been written by entrepreneur Steve Vassallo to help guide designers in setting up their own businesses, and also teach start-ups and big companies how to value design.