Last night HRH The Duke of York hosted an event at Buckingham Palace for the D5 delegates.
Ben Terrett is Head of Design for GDS.
Lots of people ask me what our design process is like at GDS. I thought I'd write some of that down in a place I can point to. It's worth saying that we don't follow this slavishly.
This is a picture of designers working at DVLA, MoJ, HMRC, GDS and HO meeting up at the Home Office last week to share design patterns. This is something we do regularly as a design community.
Last Friday Rebecca Kemp, Joshua Marshall and I visited the opening of the ‘Design that Makes a Difference’ exhibition at the Royal College of Art. Josh is our accessibility lead and Rebecca leads the Assisted Digital programme. Organised as a …
Judges unanimously voted for GOV.UK above other category winners including fashion, furniture and architecture, for its "well thought out, yet understated design" - Design Museum design of the year award 16 April 2013 #designsoftheyear
The Design Museum’s annual ‘Designs of the Year’ awards exhibition launched last week. As usual it’s an eclectic mix of architecture, fashion, digital, furniture, products, transport and graphics. Category winners and the overall winner will be decided by a jury …
Yesterday saw the publication of Restarting Britain 2 a report by the Design Commission part of the Associate Parliamentary Design & Innovation Group. The report looks at design's role in "creating cost-effective public services in the 21st century". I was …
Yesterday we released the latest version of the homepage. It’s significantly different from any of the other homepages we’ve released so far, but it’s the one that’s tested the best and the one we’re happiest with.
On Tuesday evening we made another release of changes to GOV.UK. One of the biggest areas of discussion centered around the typography changes. Ben Terrett, Head of Design, explains the choices which have been made and why.
The third phase of the beta of GOV.UK