At the fourteenth Design and Technology Excellence Awards, held on Friday 8th March at the IET London, Dick Powell, co-founder and design director at Seymourpowell, made a passionate and compelling case for why design and technology education is so important and why the current draft Design and Technology programme of study poses such a huge [...]
At Seymourpowell, we’re eager to loudly echo calls from the Design & Technology Association in reaction to the Government’s draft Design and Technology curriculum published on 7th February 2013. Design & Technology Association article as follows: We believe that the draft programme of study for Design and Technology published on Thursday 7th February threatens the [...]
Nicholas van der Walle, founder of Astute Graphics, recently came to the Seymourpowell studio to interview co-founder and design director Dick Powell. Watch the highlights in the three short videos below. Design & Innovation In this movie, Dick discusses design and innovation, developing new products, what consumers know and want, motivation and more. Dick also [...]
Seymourpowell has been working with the V&A Schools team, bringing their expertise and design knowledge to the 2010–11 academic programme. The V&A Schools programme for Secondary Design & Technology students and teachers, DesignLab, provides inspirational and innovative learning through real-life insights into the creative industries. During 2010–11 this was provided by Seymourpowell, and all the [...]
Business leaders unite to promote Design and Technology education as key to the future of Creative Britain Seymourpowell, in partnership with the Design & Technology Association and the James Dyson Foundation, are today launching a campaign film featuring contributions from leading figures from across business and industry. The film promotes the importance of Design and [...]
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The Design and Technology Association’s 2011 manifesto for design and technology education is the starting point for a campaign aimed at developing a clear vision for D&T, as it faces the challenges posed by changes to the education system.