Design thinking does so much more than just make products look nicer or work better, it improves the way a business operates. We've been working with the Arts & Humanities Research Council to measure the value that design thinking brings to small businesses. Our research found that not only can design thinking increase the range of products a business develops, but it can also lead to more inspiring workplaces, happier staff, better service and, as a result, greater customer satisfaction. http://www.designcouncil.or...
Design Council Spark is a new product innovation fund to uncover the UK's next great inventions. We talk to a series of inventors on the journey to get their product to market and why support like that available through Design Council Spark is so valuable.
Apply now for a chance to win a place on our 20 week bespoke support programme, as well as up to £65,000 investment to help bring your physical product prototype or idea to market. http://www.designcouncil.org.uk/spark
The Design Council Knee High Design Challenge set out in July 2013 to find, fund and support people with new ideas for raising the health and wellbeing of children under five years old in Lambeth and Southwark. http://www.designcouncil.org.uk/kneehigh
From a sketch to a stadium. An idea to a brand. Unpick the London 2012 Games and you reveal a series of golden threads, each leading back to a different yet integrated design story. http://www.beyond2012.org.uk/