Art and design lie at the heart of the creative industries in Dundee, industries which have often been inspired by the leisure pursuits and interests of Dundee’s population.
In 2017, The McManus celebrates its 150th anniversary. Opened in 1867 as the Albert Institute, it was designed by the renowned architect Sir George Gilbert Scott who today is best known for London’s St Pancras hotel.
A new Dundee based training academy will deliver service design to the world.
Each year, all 122 UNESCO Creative Cities gather in one place to discuss, debate and exchange ideas and knowledge.
When I was offered the chance to work on a colouring-in book with Literary Dundee and The D’arcy Thompson Zoological Museum, I leapt at the opportunity with slightly more enthusiasm and child-like glee than a 29 year old could comfortably justify.
I’m working at the top-end of the low-end market.
On Monday we shut the doors of West Ward Works once more, closing another hugely successful Dundee Design Festival.
Discovery Walk is a series of illustrated bronze plaques celebrating inspiring Dundonians and individuals closely linked with Dundee who were behind some of the world's most groundbreaking discoveries.
Following the success of the first ever Dundee Design Festival last year, Dundee is counting down the weeks until the second Festival, which kicks off on May 24th and runs throughout the May Day holiday weekend.
Cameron Watt and Cameron Malcolm, two Dundee University students, have been inspired to set up a new project that aims to connect and emphasise the different UNESCO Cities of Design from across the globe.