Studio asked nine leading industry directors who specialise in the interior design sector what advice they would give to a junior designer looking for work, how to make a lasting impression in an interview and what key skills designers need.
As Ikea launched its PS 2017 collection, Design Week and Ikea came together to discuss “designing for modern urban living conditions” and to learn how the company created its first fully customisable range.
Ben Tallon, freelance illustrator, designer and Design Week columnist, speaks about how knife crime could be reduced if only more funding was given to youth services fostering creativity and sporting talent.
Studio director Lucy Painter, who specialises in recruitment within the design sector, speaks to Haptic Architects about how to integrate Scandinavian working practises into a creative business in the UK.
The campaign has been spearheaded by filmmaker Josh Cole and designed by Studio Output, and aims to encourage 18 to 24-year-olds from low-income and ethnic minority backgrounds to vote in the June general election.
Sean O’Connor, partner at Smart Design, looks at why more and more companies are integrating design into their businesses through buying consultancies or investing in in-house teams, and weighs up the positives and negatives of being acquired.