Rhys Fowler

This week, Blue Planet brought into sharp focus the harm that plastics cause to marine life. Plastic’s bad – we know that – but as consumers, we too often bury our heads. The good news is that a shift in consumer attitudes is already happening, though it’s gradual. So, how might we accelerate consumer engagement?

A new episode of the OnDesign podcast is ready for your commute.  In this episode we speak to graphic designer Matt Rudd. UK listeners will be familiar with Matt’s work on the ITV and Channel 4 brand identities. We talk … Continued

We recently launched a new podcast – OnDesign. We’ve got lots of exciting guests lined up so subscribe on iTunes, Soundcloud or Stitcher to listen on your commute.

Amazon has revealed a brand new bricks-and-mortar retail concept, Amazon Go – a store without checkout queues, instead using sensors to track and charge purchases. Shoppers can just walk in, pick up their groceries and walk out.

In this new blog strand, we celebrate those brands who are using design to amazing effect. This week, challenger bank Monzo.

The way we interact with brand design is deeply implicit. We know that shoppers aren’t rational beings – rather, they’re guided by a mixture of intuition, habit and convenience. It’s important to bear in mind when approaching quantitative research.

Wednesday marked the opening of the 2015 Designs of the Year exhibition, gathering 76 nominees across six categories. Here’s a selection of our favourites.