In his latest column Patrick Burgoyne discusses his concerns around the marketisation of education, why it isn’t producing industry-ready professionals and how we can change this
Techniques and approaches to keep creative juices flowing
With tuition fees at an all-time high, some young creatives are questioning the value of a university education and exploring alternatives. We talk to recent students – and to one tutor – about the value of the university experience for them
Our design correspondent Daniel Benneworth-Gray ponders the value of a university education. Is his work suffering because he didn’t do a formal design degree?
How will tomorrow’s design and media agencies diversify their talent pool if art, design and media schools are failing to diversify their student intake? asks Ravensbourne’s Head of Design Lawrence Zeegen
After the announcement that D&AD and The Guardian were to join forces to create a new ‘festival of creativity’ for London, it seemed like a good opportunity to revisit the thorny topic of creative conferences. What do people want from them? What works? What doesn’t?
In-house teams often struggle to convey the true value of what they contribute. In-house expert Emma Sexton suggests three ways to help an organisation see that the value of design goes way beyond ‘making it look pretty’
Last week we invited our Twitter followers to send in any questions they may have about a career in design. Here are some of the questions that came in, and Oldham’s advice.