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

How 'isolation art' brought people closer to the places they love We have travelled over 173,000 miles, 134 days, 100 requests, over 20 countries (including the God’s own county of Yorkshire) and 72 cities. We’ve gone to 15 places of worship, 10 museums or galleries and 5 performance venues, We have travelled over 173,000 miles, 134 days, 100 requests, over 20 countries (including the God’s own county of Yorkshire) and 72 cities.

News — 12/08/2020

Design in the Public Sector Programme 2020 - APPLICATIONS OPEN Local councils in England will be considering innovative new ways to address the climate crisis, thanks to the latest Design in the Public Sector programme – run by Design Council and the Local Government Association – which opens to applicants today Local councils in England will be considering innovative new ways to address the climate crisis...

News — 10/08/2020

Design in the Public Sector key facts Find out more information about our Design in the Public Sector programme. Find out more information about our Design in the Public Sector programme.

Guide — 10/08/2020