Even before COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, the UK was gripped by a health crisis. It also has the highest levels of interregional inequality than any other large wealthy country. Design has a vital role to play in improving our nation’s health and wellbeing. Through the development of better places, products and processes that work well for everyone, we can help create a healthier and happier nation.

Download our Health and Wellbeing Roundtable summary Improving health and wellbeing, and reducing health inequalities is one of Design Council’s three strategic priorities... Improving health and wellbeing, and reducing health inequalities is one of Design Council’s three strategic priorities

Publication — 06/08/2020

Design Perspectives: Health and Wellbeing Improving health and wellbeing, and reducing health inequalities is one of Design Council’s three strategic priorities – a pressing issue that has been brought into sharper focus as a result of the coronavirus. This paper outlines the priority areas where design can be used to address the wider... Improving health and wellbeing, and reducing health inequalities is one of design council’s three strategic priorities ...

Report — 06/08/2020

Beyond Net Zero: A Systemic Design Approach The Systemic Design Framework, launched by Design Council in April 2021, has been developed to help designers working on major complex challenges that involve people across different disciplines and sectors. It places our people and our planet at the heart of design. The Systemic Design Framework, launched by Design Council in April 2021, has been developed to help designers working on major complex...

Guide — 22/04/2021

Designing for net zero is not ambitious enough warns Design Council Design Council launches new framework enabling designers to respond more effectively to climate crisis and other systemic challenges. Design Council launches new framework enabling designers to respond more effectively to climate crisis and other systemic challenges.

News — 22/04/2021