Our publications, all together in one place. Here's where to find guides to our programmes, reports and our annual reviews.
The network of design review panels operating across England provides local authorities and others with independent expert design advice.
The Design Council has recently run a design workship with the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) to look at how to encourage the adoption of home insulation and other low-carbon home modifications.
How social landlords can provide more opportunities for people to enjoy the space on their doorsteps.
An investigation into the relationship between urban green space, inequality, ethnicity, health and wellbeing in the largest study of its kind in England.
We've interviewed eight universities, each of which has taken a slightly different approach to multi-disciplinary design education.
A report setting out CABE's emerging position on housing standards.
Is it too much to believe that all new homes can be good enough everywhere? Why has this proved so difficult in the past and what can we do to change it?
A Design Week supplement showcasing the results of a Design Council survey of the design industry.
In autumn 2009 the Design Council conducted its second comprehensive survey of the UK design industry. Find out more and download a PDF of the complete findings
A starting point for debate about creating the culture and conditions to help ordinary places to become valued and valuable.
A paper written for the Design Council by Will Hutton, Executive Vice Chair, The Work Foundation. Find out more and download a PDF copy
Using design to reduce injuries from alcohol related violence in pubs and clubs. Find out more about the Design and Technology Alliance Against Crime and download a PDF
Seven design teams present new ways to make the hospital experience better for patients by helping them to feel less vulnerable and more dignified. Find out more and download a PDF copy
No one knows exactly how many green spaces there are in our urban areas, where they are, who owns them or what condition they are in. This report starts to fill the information gap.
A guide to the issues involved in transferring ownership and management of public space from local authorities to community groups.
A toolkit to help teachers make the most of the learning opportunities created by building a new school or refurbishing an existing one.