What do you think of when you hear diversity and inclusion? What impact does diversity and inclusion have on your life? How are design, diversity and inclusion linked?

These are some of the questions which will be answered in this podcast with Design Council's CEO, Sarah Weir OBE. Sarah discusses how design helps to solve problems, the importance of influences from different cultures, a range of ages, gender and ethnicity to design successfully and aid in the understanding that design is beyond just designing a product, no matter if the design is a service, process or a means to solve a problem.

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News & opinion

The Guardian: The benefits of design thinking Earlier this year The Guardian underwent a print and online redesign led by creative directors with the input of senior designers and editors. Here Alex Breuer, Executive Creative Director and Tara Herman, Executive Editor, Design tell us about how they feel design thinking benefited them. Alex Breuer, Executive Creative Director and Tara Herman, Executive Editor, Design tell us how design thinking has benefited The Guardian.

Feature — 21/11/2018

What do we mean by design? What comes to mind when you think of design? For many people, the word conjures up thoughts of creativity, products, architecture, graphics, or simply the way something looks or functions. What comes to mind when you think of design?

Feature — 09/11/2018

Interview: Kelly Mackenzie, White Bear Studio on diversity in design A 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.

Feature — 24/09/2018

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