Our publications

Looking for our latest publications? Here you'll find our magazine DCM as well as event reports, research, learning resources and our latest annual review. All are available for download...

DocumentDesign Council Magazine issue 5

Design Council - 20 October 2008

Size: 10MB

Design your way out of recession, how bikes can change the world, and what everyone needs to know about the new Russia

DocumentDesign Council Magazine issue 4

Design Council

Size: 11MB

What the public sector has done for us, plus future fashion, the rise of open innovation and the Latin American renaissance

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DocumentDesign Council Magazine issue 3

Design Council

Size: 11MB

The beauty of service design, making ambulances that don't kill people, social networks demystified, plus China's karaoke economy

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DocumentDesign Council Magazine issue 2

Design Council

Size: 25MB

The sustainable design debate, how supermarkets try to go green, the psychology of innovation plus India's economic miracle

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DocumentDesign Council Magazine issue 1

Design Council

Size: 14MB

The joys of innovation, the secret ingredient that could transform British industry plus thirteen small ways to design a better world

Designing Demand Review

DocumentDesigning Demand Review

Design Council - 01 November 2008

Size: 1MB

A review of the Design Council's Designing Demand programme, led by Deputy Chief Executive David Godber.

Design Returns

DocumentDesign Returns

Design Council

Size: 3MB

A review of national design strategy 2004 – 08

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DocumentThe Good Design Plan

Design Council - 01 July 2008

Size: 845KB

The Design Council is the national strategic body for design and The Good Design Plan sets out our strategy and objectives for 2008-2011. You can browse through it at www.designcouncil.org.uk/gooddesignplan or download a PDF using the link above

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DocumentDesign Index

Design Council - 29 July 2005

Size: 273KB

The share prices of companies which invest in design performed up to three times better than the FTSE 100 Index over nearly two years in the run-up to December 2004.

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DocumentThe Business of Design

Design Council - 14 September 2005

Size: 2MB

In-depth research on the UK's design industry providing detailed data on everything from scale and economic clout to education and skills. The research was commissioned jointly with the Design Business Association.