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Five ways design is changing the way we work

The office of today is shaping up to attract today’s naturally curious, entrepreneurial and diverse generation of workers. Alongside shifts in the look and feel of the working environment itself, technology is both dictating and facilitating new working styles and philosophies. Designers are playing a crucial role in how and where we work, improving productivity, efficiency and motivation along the way.

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Lorna Allan: “It’s important to make sure young, female designers are encouraged”

Lorna Allan, an MA graphic design graduate from the London College of Communication (LCC), has started a talks programme called Hidden Women of Design in order to raise the profile of female designers.

We speak to her about her inspiration and aims for the project, and how hearing these “hidden” voices will help to increase the representation of women in the industry.

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How to rebrand a charity and do it well

Public trust in charities is plummeting according to a new Government report, so this should mean that design consultancies are helping them to communicate in new ways, but many are getting it wrong, according to designer John Spencer.

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