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Calm Harm: Life-saving app wins prestigious British Design Award


A life-saving app aimed at teenagers at risk of self harm has just won Gold at the Design Business Association Design Effectiveness...

13/06/2019


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DBA Design Effectiveness Awards: case study films


Demonstrating the difference design makes has always been challenging. Illustrating the impact of design is what we’re here for. So...

13/06/2019


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2019 Grand Prix Winner: Sensodyne Daily Care Toothbrush


GlaxoSmithKline and DCA Design International have won the 2019 DBA Design Effectiveness Awards Grand Prix with the Sensodyne Daily Care Toothbrush; a quality toothbrush skilfully designed for the rural-Indian market to retail at an affordable 30 Rupees.

13/06/2019


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Eight Golds in the 2019 DBA Design Effectiveness Awards


Life-saving apps, digital packtivation, community engagement, creative spaces, and rule-breaking redesign were all on show at the Design...

13/06/2019


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BEDA elects new President & Vice President


BEDA elects new President, Vice President, Managing Director and ratifies 6 new members. Vice President, Karen Hennessy (left...

22/05/2019


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What’s working well in your business and where can you improve?


Don’t miss out on completing the DBA 2019 Annual Survey to get the answers to your business questions - open for DBA Members to...

22/05/2019


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DBA vacancies


Work in an exciting and dynamic industry, with inspiring and market-leading design professionals, and help champion the transformative power of design.

22/05/2019


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The evolution of retail


It’s an exciting time for retail. While there are frequent reports of its demise - and this may be true for an old way of retail - the industry as a whole is evolving and it's leading to a change in the way agencies partner with clients.

17/05/2019


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Being flexible about development


Starting to think about shaping up for summer? Us too - and May is a bumper month for personal training at the DBA – but don’t...

11/04/2019


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DBA Design Effectiveness Awards: Grand Prix


The Grand Prix in the 2019 DBA Design Effectiveness Awards has been chosen. The result – top secret until the awards ceremony on June 12th at the Royal Horticultural Halls in London. Could you be the winner? Here’s what the judges had to say about the candidates for the grand prize.

04/04/2019


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