Opportunity shimmers as more artists raise a toast to glass
The resurgence of ceramics is being nudged over by a new interest in glass, with a burst of exhibitions and…
What's STEM without the flower?
Education’s hottest topic is STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) while the subjects that teach us human values are undervalued.
Is Taylor Swift a Nasty Girl? (and why you should care)
The recent furore over a dress worn by Taylor Swift has lessons for designers in how to protect your creative…
Arts education: an antidote to cat memes
Will future historians view the internet as heralding a new Dark Age, a time of lost opportunity and widespread cultural…
Embracing the elusive
Following widespread reaction to the powerful contention that art should disturb not please, we publish Leysen's full speech.
Artists versus arts workers
Arts managers are an important part of the sector but they are kidding themselves if they think they are artists.
Creative relaxation: the healing potential of interactive art
BrightHearts is a relaxation training app that translates changes in heart rate into a calming interactive art experiences.
Savage theme has far from serene results
The theme of an international photographic competition draws on stereotypes, undermining the work of portrait photographers.
Design predictions for the year ahead
2014 looks set to build on the exciting work of last year when it comes to brand design.
Hats off to Mr Jones
I spent four days in seven at my old job working for the BBC, and one day a week helping…