Emerging breed: Service and Social

Alice Hawthorn discusses Creative Solutions in Tough Times in the International Herald Tribune “…the recession will also create opportunities for designers to help us to adjust to economic austerity. Consumers …

Winter wishes

I have had a fantastic couple of weeks…many exciting projects are starting to take shape. I am proud to now be involved in two inspirational ventures: Mindapples and Thriving too, …

Live out loud

I have spent this evening exploring the fantastic thriving.org. This beautifully crafted website is designed by Kate Andrews. Thriving focuses on promoting emotional intelligence through training and consultancy. The team …

Editor talks Public Service Design

Editor’s comment in Design Week: “…Local government bodies aren’t consistent with their design approach, with many just not getting it. The design community has an equally important role to play …

Duncan of Jordanstone Winner

Congratulations to designer Johanna Basford! A student from Dundee has been named winner of a 4Talent Award, Channel 4’s annual hunt for the UK’s most exciting young creatives.

Engine nominated for award

Engine have been nominated for the British Insurance Design of the year award 2009 for their project with Kent County Council and the Social Innovation Lab. Here are a list …