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The Design Value Framework

The Design Value Framework

9 June 2022

As part of our Design Economy research, we have developed a framework for designers and commissioners to identify and assess the wider social, environmental and democratic impacts of their work.

Systems-shifting design report

Systems-shifting design report

19 October 2021

System Shifting Design (October 2021) sets out emerging practice observed from designers who are working to deliberately and generatively to create new systems of health, wellbeing, homes and community. These designers are...

Beyond Net Zero: A Systemic Design Approach

Beyond Net Zero: A Systemic Design Approach

22 April 2021

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...

The Design Council's Framework For Innovation (2019)

Framework for Innovation: Design Council's evolved Double Diamond

17 May 2019

Design Council’s framework for innovation helps designers and non-designers across the globe tackle some of the most complex social, economic and environmental problems. It is a fundamental part of our work: enabling us to support...

Inclusive Environments

Inclusive Environments

1 April 2018

The Inclusive Environments programme at the Design Council aims to raise awareness about the importance of designing places that meet the needs of the diversity of people who want to use them. Designing and managing the built...