Design Council’s purpose is to make life better by design. We are an independent charity and the government’s advisor on design. Our vision is a world where the role and value of design is recognised as a fundamental creator of value, enabling happier, healthier and safer lives for all. Through the power of design, we make better places, better products, better processes and better performance.
Designing a greener futureThis week is Green GB week, which is showing how clean growth is helping to provide new job opportunities, grow the economy and help tackle climate change.With the impact of climate change becoming clearer, our purpose is brought into sharper focus.
Monzo: Designing good mental health into the way we bankWe caught up with Zander Brade, Lead Product Designer at Monzo Bank, to talk about the importance of design and innovation, and how a focus on mental health showed Monzo that embedding accessibility within products and services will ultimately benefit everyone.How embedding accessibility within products and services will ultimately benefit everyone.
Video: The link between design and innovationFor the release of our groundbreaking report The Design Economy 2018, we spoke with Alistair Kitching of Reece Innovation to find out more about the link between design and other key areas of innovation such as science and engineering.We spoke with Alistair Kitching of Reece Innovation to find out more about the link between design and other key areas of innovation.
Interview: Kelly Mackenzie, White Bear Studio on diversity in designA firm believer in design and its power to communicate and ability to do good, Kelly has taken the time out of her busy schedule to share her thoughts on diversity in design.A firm believer in design and its power to communicate and ability to do good, Kelly shares her thoughts on diversity in design.