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DBA Design Effectiveness Award winner ‘Calm Harm’ on BBC World Service


We are delighted to hear that Gold award winners at last week's DBA Design Effectiveness Awards, Stem4 and HMA, have been featured by...

19/06/2019


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‘Turbo-charging’ creative industries export opportunities


Last week, the Creative Industries Trade and Investment Board launched a three-year strategy to grow the exports of the creative...

18/06/2019


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DBA Design Effectiveness Awards 2019


It’s not about design. It’s about the difference design makes. Eight Golds, 33 Silvers and 18 Bronze awards won jointly by designer...

14/06/2019


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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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