Watch the highlights from the four sessions at our Leading Business by Design summit, with speakers including Martha Lane Fox (Go ON UK), Matt Webb (BERG) and Rachel Jackson (Thomson Reuters).

Adding value: using design to improve products and services

In association with Interbrand

Our experts discuss the role of design in improving products and services - and how it can increase brand value. 

Featuring Sue Daun (Interbrand London), Paul Gardien (Philips), Maggie Hodgetts (Waitrose) and Jeremy Lindley (Diageo).

Innovate and succeed: using design and technology to get ahead

In association with Technology Strategy Board

The panel discuss combining design and technology and why introducing it early in development can lead to a better experience for the customer and the business.

Featuring Paul Mason (Technology Strategy Board), Arren Roberts (Shropshire Council) and Matt Webb (BERG).

Inspiring cultural change: using design to build high performance teams

In association with the Arts & Humanities Research Council

Our experts discuss embedding design in business - and how it can inspire cultural change.  

Featuring  Annemie Ress (PurpleBeach), Graham Hopkins (Rolls-Royce) and Rachel Jackson (Thomson Reuters).

Winning workplaces: using design to create environments for success

In association with Derwent London

How can design create a successful workplace? Our panellists discuss the benefits of a good working environment.

Featuring: Rob Brown, (Barclays), Nigel Oseland, (Workplace Unlimited), Molly Crockett, (Wellcome Trust Centre of Neuroimaging), Ken Giannini, (Scott Brownrigg Architects).

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Feature — 16/05/2018

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News — 11/12/2017

How do we define design skills? As debate rages on as to how the UK best capitalises on the technological changes being brought by the fourth industrial revolution, Design Council has been leading the conversation about the key role design skills can play. But what do we mean by design skills? Design Council has been leading the conversation about the key role design skills can play. But what do we mean by design skills?

Feature — 06/12/2017

A brief history of the measurement of design How do you measure the value of design and designers? Ahead of the launch of our latest research exploring the value of design skills, Stephen Miller reviews how the measurement of design has evolved over recent years. Ahead of the launch of our latest research exploring the value of design skills, we look at how the measurement of design has evolved.

Feature — 30/11/2017

Design Council's response to the 2017 Budget Design will be central to delivering the houses we need, the skills we require and the technologies we use. Design will be central to delivering the houses we need, the skills we require and the technologies we use.

News — 28/11/2017

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