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Impact report: chapter 3

In recent years there has been an awakening in the public sector to the value of design, as the sector is required to deliver complex services with fewer resources. Design Council has been playing a major role in helping local authorities across the UK to use design to key services and develop new... In recent years there has been an awakening in the public sector to the value of design, as the sector is required to deliver complex...

Report — 15/07/2020

Impact report: chapter 2

Design Council knows that businesses that use design perform better than those that do not. For a resilient UK economy, we need businesses to use design to maximise their performance. This second chapter in our Making life better by design series reflects on how Design Council has helped a wide... Design Council knows that businesses that use design perform better than those that do not. For a resilient UK economy, we need businesses..

Report — 15/07/2020

Impact report: chapter 1

Over the years, Design Council has made significant strides forward in clarifying what design is and communicating the economic, social, and environmental benefits it brings. This first chapter in our Making life better by design series looks at vital work we have done to increase understanding of... Over the years, Design Council has made significant strides forward in clarifying what design is and communicating the economic, social...

Report — 15/07/2020

Download: A Public Vision for the Home of 2030

A Public Vision for the Home of 2030 has been developed by Design Council to inform the second stage of the Home of 2030 competition as well as providing guidance for the housing sector as a whole. A Public Vision for the Home of 2030 has been developed by Design Council to inform the second stage of the Home of 2030 competition

Publication — 13/07/2020

Supporting the transition to a more sustainable future

Design Council’s virtual sustainable living roundtable event brought together an influential group of sector leaders and industry experts to share stories of their work and explore how design can support a transition to a more sustainable future. Design Council’s virtual sustainable living roundtable event brought together an influential group of sector leaders and industry experts to

Report — 07/05/2020

Design perspectives: sustainable living

This short report is intended to prompt a discussion about the part that design can play in supporting and enabling sustainable living. It draws primarily on the findings of interviews that Shared Intelligence was commissioned to carry out with 12 experts in the field. This short report is intended to prompt a discussion about the part that design can play in supporting and enabling sustainable living.

Report — 16/04/2020

Download our Strategy 2020-24

Our Strategy 2020-24 outlines how we will ensure design is used as a force for change, helping us to tackle some of the toughest economic, societal and environment challenges in the UK and beyond. This document outlines our key priorities – improving health and wellbeing, enabling sustainable... Our Strategy 2020-24 outlines how we will ensure design is used as a force for change, helping us to tackle some of the toughest challenges

Report — 23/03/2020

Transform Ageing Final Report Executive Summary

Here we share the Transform Ageing Final Report Executive Summary outlining the key insights, learning and evaluation from the programme and a selection of some of the most popular Transform Ageing stories from the past three years. Here we share the Transform Ageing Final Report Executive Summary outlining the key insights, learning and evaluation from the programme.

Report — 24/02/2020

How Social Entrepreneurs are Transforming Ageing

How Social Entrepreneurs are Transforming Ageing: lessons learnt so far from the Transform Ageing programme How Social Entrepreneurs are Transforming Ageing: lessons learnt so far from the Transform Ageing programme

Report — 11/11/2019

Transform Ageing Programme Pack 2019

Transform Ageing is a pioneering programme taking a community and design led approach to improve people’s experience of ageing. Transform Ageing is a pioneering programme taking a community and design led approach to improve people’s experience of ageing.

Guide — 07/08/2019

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