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We Are 75

In December 2019, Design Council had a special birthday. We are now 75 years old! Throughout 2020, we’ll be marking this special milestone. We’ll be digging out rich histories from our archives, and calling on designers and non-designers to reflect on Design Council successes over the decades. As well as looking back, we’ll also be thinking ahead – considering how design can tackle the societal, environment and economic issues of today and tomorrow.

In the first of our ‘We Are 75’ blog series, we hear from former Design Council Director Ellie Runcie, now BBC Chief Design Officer. Ellie looks back on the evolution of Design Council’s world-renowned Double Diamond into the Framework for Innovation, and the vital role of design in making life better for all.

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