The Design Museum has announced the finalists of its annual Design Ventura scheme, which gets teenagers aged 13-16 across the UK to pitch ideas for new products, one of which will be fully developed and go on sale in the museum shop for charity. We speak to product designer and head of the judging panel, Sebastian Conran, about how the initiative aims to teach young people how to communicate, problem-solve and be conscious of the environment.
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Look at the rankings and find out how you can access the full report and analysis, which spotlights key metrics in detail such as growth and efficiency — fee income per head — as well as containing exclusive business features.
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The global advertising group, which owns the likes of Superunion, Ogilvy and AKQA, has a new identity that aims to reflect how the company is “changing”, as it looks to cut and merge many of its businesses.
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To mark the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 30 artists and designers from across the world have designed prints representing our fight for equality, from women’s rights to freedom of expression.
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Are you (mulled) spicing up your offices for the Christmas season? Send us in photos of your décor, and we’ll publish the best ones in the lead up to the holidays.
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Designhouse has created a new visual identity and defined three sub-brands for the business, inspired by the curves of leaves and petals.
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The new ultra-marathon series runs five-day, 250-kilometre races across the world, and looks to appeal to people of all skill levels, whether they are running “novices” or long-distance “experts”.
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Massive is a website and poster campaign that looks to encourage those aged 16-24 to go see new, British films at discounted rates across the UK.
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HeX earbuds can be used as regular earphones by those without hearing problems, and as an aid by those with hearing loss, in a bid to create a product for everyone that helps those with disabilities feel less “self-conscious and conspicuous”.
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Pantone has made a name for itself as a colour trend-setter, telling the world it knows what shade will dominate everything from fashion and packaging, to art and furniture the following year. But is it all just an ingenious marketing campaign, or does the Colour of the Year deserve creative people’s attention? Designers tell us what they really think about the annual announcement.
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