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Tribe-People Supporting the Design Business Association 03-31-2015
Tribe-People is delighted to announce that it has become a supporter of the Design Business Association (DBA). As the trade organisation for the UK design industry, the DBA places great emphasis on promoting high standards and best practice within the creative industry. By becoming an official sponsor of the DBA, Tribe-People is demonstrating it's commitment to helping the design industry find talented creative staff. Tribe-People fully support all the good work that the DBA does, to build awareness of the key issues and problems facing the design industry. The opportunity to network and learn more about issues facing the industry, share best practice and learn from interacting with a
Advice for this year's design graduates 07-16-2013
We asked for some top tips for those looking to break into the design industry.   ‘Rather than give advice I’d tell them what I did upon graduating.   • Found any junior designer role at a decent London studio • Used living in London as a way of being closer to the studio I really wanted to work for • Repeatedly contacted the ‘dream’ studio by: - Calling them to say hi - Hand-delivering press clippings of their work when it appeared in Design Week (there was no email) - Just so happening to drink in their local pub and ‘bump’ into them Within three months of me being in London they needed a junior designer and I had put myself in the right place for consideration. Either
Zaha Hadid buys The Design Museum 07-16-2013
The Design Museum’s current Shad Thames home It is understood that the building will be used to store Hadid’s archive, as well as hosting architectural exhibitions. The Design Museum will move from Shad Thames to its new home at the former Commonwealth Institute building in Kensington High Street, west London, in late 2015. The Conran Foundation, which paid for the museum’s original design and construction, owns the Shad Thames Lease, and the proceeds of the site’s sale will be used towards the new museum’s construction. A visualisation of the Design Museum’s new Commonwealth Institute home Deyan Sudjic, director of the Design Museum, says, ‘Whilst we are sad to be leaving Shad
Design Week Survey 07-04-2013
The design industry and the wider economy may have changed significantly since we last ran a Top 100 consultancies survey in 2011, but there is one major theme that seems to remain – some very impressive growth figures across all design sectors. The consultancies returning to the Top 100 – of which there were 63 – posted an average fee income growth of 30 per cent over the two years. This is boosted by some spectacular individual results. Design Bridge, Pearlfisher, 20.20 and Taxi Studio all saw fee-income grow by more than 100 per cent in the period, while packaging specialist Equator Design saw a jaw-dropping 294 per cent growth, taking it to number 12 in the table up from 64. Equator’s
GOV.UK Design of the Year 2013 02-20-2013
Being in the business of championing design, we at the Design Council love inspiring examples and this year’s Designs of the Year exhibition at the Design Museum provides a real cornucopia. Curated by Pete Collard, the exhibition shows the immense diversity of current practice – from visual identities to folding wheelchair wheels to cunning ways to deliver international aid. It illustrates that the practical creativity of design finds ways to reinvent the world around us – to make life better in myriad ways. But the design deemed best in show, the winner of the accolade ‘design of the year’, is something that many had given up all hope of reinventing: the UK government’s approach to