Last week, we spoke to a host of creative professionals who offered their advice to graduates on interviews and portfolios. Now, we ask designers about their most memorable job interview experiences – whether good or bad.
Design Business Association head of services Adam Fennelow looks at why designers should make design effectiveness part of the conversation they have with clients from the get go.
You now have a couple more weeks to enter the Design Week Awards, which is back with a bunch of new awards alongside our most popular categories. It’s time to get entering.
Brand consultant Emily Penny asks ‘what’s in a name?’ as she looks at how following a fallow period of being overlooked by symbols, brand names are now experiencing a renaissance.
Today I am proud to celebrate the 4th anniversary of Four Corners with my 44th column. This month I’m taking you to the idyllic paradise of Trinidad to introduce you to a seasoned creative, whose work is every bit as characterful as the island’s world-renowned Carnival. Representing the irrepressible Richard Mark Rawlins.
A Monotype research group raising awareness of type readability, and a new Netflix series celebrating design – the news from the last seven days.
The National Centre for Craft & Design’s new exhibition – curated in partnership with the University of Lincoln – examines different aspects of 3D printing, including the role of the designer and its wider social and ethical implications.
The Allotment has rebranded sportscar manufacturer Radical Sportscars introducing a flexible R mark in the shape of a racing track.
The stamp collection – designed by True North and with illustrations by artist Rebecca Strickson – features famous British prehistoric sites and artefacts.
In his column this month, freelancer Ben Tallon looks at how design-led Japanese retailers can be an inspiration to freelancers who he believes would benefit from considering how their own identity as a designer can be projected across everything they do.
John Spencer – who recently stepped down as an external examiner at a leading university – on why he thinks universities are failing design students and how industry-backed social enterprises may be a viable alternative.
As Design Week marks its 30th birthday we ask designers to imagine what sort of design challenges they could be faced with in 30 years time.