Skip to main content
Open menu

Featured

A Framework for Designing the Future: Ellie Runcie, Chief Design Officer, BBC 2019 was a landmark year for design: 100 years since the Bauhaus set the foundations for modern design and 75 years since Churchill’s government established the Design Council to support post-was economic recovery. 2019 was a landmark year for design: 100 years since the Bauhaus set the foundations for modern design and 75 years since Churchill’s govern

News — 29/01/2020

Design Council is heading to MIPIM 2020! Good design plays a vital role in creating places that enrich our communities. But development is fraught with complexities. For decades, Design Council has been delivering independent and expert design consultation to professionals in the built environment and helping them overcome these... Good design plays a vital role in creating places that enrich our communities. But development is fraught with complexities.

News — 04/02/2020

Transform Ageing Final Report Executive Summary Here we share the Transform Ageing Final Report Executive Summary outlining the key insights, learning and evaluation from the programme and a selection of some of the most popular Transform Ageing stories from the past three years. Here we share the Transform Ageing Final Report Executive Summary outlining the key insights, learning and evaluation from the programme.

Report — 24/02/2020

Why community-sourced solutions lead to better resident health Communities are in a strong position to know what they want out of healthcare solutions – knowledge that has the potential to drive successful and scalable user-centred design, writes Dr Matthew Dolman. Communities are in a strong position to know what they want out of healthcare solutions

Feature — 24/02/2020

Launch announcement: States of Change UK Programme A UK learning programme to help civil servants become better at problem solving and innovation in their everyday work has been launched by a new partnership between States of Change, Nesta and Design Council. Nesta and Design Council partner with States of Change to lead innovation learning programme for UK civil servants.

News — 12/02/2020

Whatever the question, design has an answer.

Design Council champions the power of design to tackle the biggest challenges of our time and bring about real, positive change in people’s lives.

Every day we consult with industry, government and individuals to advise them on how design can improve the things that matter most. 

How can we improve our health and wellbeing? The places we live? The communities we’re all part of? These are the questions we seek to answer, as we strive to make Britain better by design. 

What we do

Latest

Launch announcement: States of Change UK Programme A UK learning programme to help civil servants become better at problem solving and innovation in their everyday work has been launched by a new partnership between States of Change, Nesta and Design Council. Nesta and Design Council partner with States of Change to lead innovation learning programme for UK civil servants.

News — 12/02/2020

Design Council is heading to MIPIM 2020! Good design plays a vital role in creating places that enrich our communities. But development is fraught with complexities. For decades, Design Council has been delivering independent and expert design consultation to professionals in the built environment and helping them overcome these... Good design plays a vital role in creating places that enrich our communities. But development is fraught with complexities.

News — 04/02/2020

A Framework for Designing the Future: Ellie Runcie, Chief Design Officer, BBC 2019 was a landmark year for design: 100 years since the Bauhaus set the foundations for modern design and 75 years since Churchill’s government established the Design Council to support post-was economic recovery. 2019 was a landmark year for design: 100 years since the Bauhaus set the foundations for modern design and 75 years since Churchill’s govern

News — 29/01/2020

Design Council backs groundbreaking West Midlands Design Charter Design Council has joined with a number of other UK design experts to endorse a brand new initiative to encourage and embed good design across the West Midlands. Design Council has joined with a number of other UK design experts to endorse a brand new initiative to encourage and embed good design

News — 27/01/2020

Design Council and Network Rail stress importance of strong design in future railway stations The recent ThinkStation workshops have explored in turn Network Rail’s nine recently adopted principles of good design – developed with Design Council’s support – and have encouraged participants to consider how each principle can applied to future railway stations. The recent ThinkStation workshops have explored in turn Network Rail’s nine recently adopted principles of good design

Feature — 27/01/2020
Loading…