Build better mental health: why design for wellbeing?

When building offices and homes that take mental health and wellbeing into account, cost remains the ever-present challenge for the construction industry

What is “design thinking” in sales?

Originally a way to brainstorm creative challenges, the philosophy of design thinking has a new home in sales departments

Porto: a masterclass in city branding

Eduardo Aires, the man behind the rebranding campaign for Portugal’s second city, explores the importance of messaging and visual identity

Five innovative packaging trends

From elegant designs for cannabidiol oil cosmetics to compostable materials and plastic-free deliveries, innovation in packaging is almost as important as the products themselves

Beauty brands are embracing sustainable packaging

In a bid to reduce single-use plastics, there’s a growing trend for beauty brands to move towards recyclable and refillable packaging

D2C brands making magic with packaging

With packaging now a vital part of the product proposition, innovative brands in the online direct-to-consumer (D2C) market are giving customers more than just a product, they’re using packaging to deliver an experience

How to make packaging more accessible

Designing packaging that is easier to read, open and use for blind and disabled people ultimately improves everyone’s user experience

Five new creative jobs for AI

Artificial intelligence is shaking up the world of work, automating out routine tasks and freeing workers to concentrate on the more creative elements of their job. But it can often be surprisingly good at mimicking human creativity, and with varying levels of human involvement is now making inroads into new areas of work