New research suggests that while businesses value the importance of design, they are less willing to involve creatives at board level. Looking at the benefits of creative decision-making, Mat
This week is national Refugee Week, a seven-day series of art, film, music and theatre events celebrating the contributions of refugees to the UK. We mark the
Despite the Government’s focus on science, creative jobs are far less likely to be automated in the future – so why is the arts faculty being neglected in schools? asks
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.
Publisher GraphicDesign& has published Hope to Nope, a new book examining the complicated relationship between graphics and politics. We speak to the co-editor about protest, power and design’s ability to
We speak to the former Pentagram designer – who now heads up the design team at women-only members club The Wing – about making the switch from brand-side to in-house, her
In light of World Intellectual Property Day (WIPD) 2018, we ask designers and IP professionals their advice for graduates on how to protect their work from copyright
A new book from Phaidon takes a journey through time to explore the humble chair, from pieces by Ray and Charles Eames and the Bouroullec brothers to 16th century relics.
Standards Manual’s latest crowdfunder charts the emoji’s meteoric rise from a series of simple picture characters created in Japan in the 1990s to a global phenomenon. The publisher’s founders Jesse
Wayne Hemingway considers what it means to help build communities and boost local economies as a designer, as well as looking beyond the bottom line.
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