In economics it is far, far wiser to be right than to be consistent
Read this and other articles, first published in Issue 7 of Design Council magazine, Winter 2009, or download a PDF of the entire issue.
Commuting by river, behavioural economics and what the Fiat Panda can teach us about design in tough times.
Everybody has their own favourite cure for the NHS. Trish Lorenz suggests that new ideas, technologies and processes are the key to a brighter future.
China's trendsetters are creating a new mainstream culture – and domestic designers and foreign brands will have to rethink their strategies, as Paul Simpson discovers.
Vital intelligence on Anglo-Chinese trade.
By focusing on innovation, sustainability and their markets, small businesses could play a pivotal role in helping UK plc recover, writes Robert Jeffery.
H.R.H. Prince Philip tells Grand Designs presenter Kevin McCloud that his prize celebrates lateral thinking.
Cornwall may be the UK’s top holiday destination, but a radical rethink is needed to safeguard its economy, as Lloyd Bradley discovers.
If the BRIC economies are to export ideas, not just goods, they might need to nurture a few more Laureates.
We have the technology, but getting it to market is another matter. Clint Witchalls explores the issues around reinventing the way Britain invents.
Three companies finding value in design, from a Yorkshire butcher to a building giant.
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