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Design Council is a charity and is recognised as a leading authority on the use of strategic design. We use design as a strategic tool to tackle major societal challenges, drive economic growth and innovation, and improve the quality of the built environment. We address all aspects of design including product, service, user experience and design in the built environment. We are the UK government’s adviser on design.

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Designing better beginnings for families How Staffordshire County Council developed community-based solutions to support vulnerable families. How Staffordshire County Council developed community-based solutions to support vulnerable families.

Case Study — 13/01/2017

LOKI - Leveraging the digital community to help grow a brand We spoke to LOKI designer Matt Marais about how he and the team embedded the audience into the very core of their business and product. We spoke to LOKI designer Matt Marais about how he and the team embedded the audience into the very core of their business and product.

Feature — 05/01/2017

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Some people think design means how it looks. But of course, if you dig deeper, it’s really how it works.

Steve Jobs, former CEO, Apple