Who We Are
The Design Council is the UK’s national strategic advisor for design, dedicated to all design disciplines.
Discover the legacy of ground-breaking events and initiatives produced since our founding in 1944.
We are governed by a board of trustees to set our strategic direction, monitor the delivery of our objectives, and uphold our values and governance.
Our network of design leaders across the UK. They contribute their experience and skills to our programme delivery
Influential design leaders who advocate for design at a national and global level, influencing policy and industry-led change.
Purpose, Vision & Values
As the UK's national strategic advisor for design, we champion the brilliant, lead on new thinking, evidence value and influence policy to create an environment for design to thrive.
Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
Promoting equality and diversity is core to our purpose to make life better by design.
Our pledge to prioritise the welfare of our planet, as well as its people, in all that we do.