This week Victoria Lee was invited on Art on Air, hosted by Tate.

The session focused on 'culture on the edge' of London. It highlighted that cultural activities are promoted more and more alongside urban development projects in outer London. Long term stewards of these places - local authorities, developers and other - are prioritising culture by creating roles within organisations specifically for this purpose. As the population in outer London is increasing at a rapid pace and as these places are densifying, the interface between the individuals carrying out these roles and communities becomes wider and stronger.

Click here to listen to the full show!

Design Council supports the public and private sectors on growth challenges - from public services to public spaces. We provide strategic guidance, resource and thought leadership to help meet its demands and create new opportunities for people and places.

Sign up to our newsletter

Receive news and event updates from Design Council.

Sign up

News & opinion

Why community-sourced solutions lead to better resident health Communities are in a strong position to know what they want out of healthcare solutions – knowledge that has the potential to drive successful and scalable user-centred design, writes Dr Matthew Dolman. Communities are in a strong position to know what they want out of healthcare solutions

Feature — 24/02/2020

Launch announcement: States of Change UK Programme A UK learning programme to help civil servants become better at problem solving and innovation in their everyday work has been launched by a new partnership between States of Change, Nesta and Design Council. Nesta and Design Council partner with States of Change to lead innovation learning programme for UK civil servants.

News — 12/02/2020

Design Council is heading to MIPIM 2020! Good design plays a vital role in creating places that enrich our communities. But development is fraught with complexities. For decades, Design Council has been delivering independent and expert design consultation to professionals in the built environment and helping them overcome these... Good design plays a vital role in creating places that enrich our communities. But development is fraught with complexities.

News — 04/02/2020

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

Resources