CSD Accredited Course MDes Design Thinking Scholarships
Cranfield’s Centre for Competitive Creative Design, (C4D) Design Thinking MDes course, A CSD Accredited Course, is offering two scholarships of £5,000 towards tuition fees to successful candidates who are able to show a creative flair drive and passion, and who will serve as ambassadors for the programme. A new generation of highly skilled professional, creative […]
New Executive Director of HKDC
As a founding member of the Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC) and Federation of Hong Kong Design Associations (FHKDA), the Society congratulates Dr. Joseph Wong on his appointment as the new Executive Director of HKDC and wishes him well. Dr Joseph Wong is a designer, academic and educator, bringing with him over 20 years of […]
CSD – GEPN
As part of its wider charitable remit, the Society is excited to announce the launch of the Global Education Policy Network (GEPN). The initiative is sponsored by Prince Sultan University in Saudi Arabia (PSU) and The State University of New York at Buffalo in the US (SUNY Buffalo). The network already has over 70 member […]
His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh (1921 – 2021)
Today the Chartered Society of Designers mourns the passing of our Patron, His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh. Prince Philip graciously consented to become Patron of Society of Industrial Artists and Designers in 1969 and for the past 52 years has lent his support to the Society’s work in achieving recognition for […]
2020 was not only a difficult year for many but it was also the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Society of Industrial Artists (SIA) in 1930. From a small gathering of designers and artists in the Olde Cock Tavern in London’s Fleet Street organised by Misha Black, Milner Gray and others, the SIA […]
CSD 2020 AGM
The 45th Annual General Meeting of the Society will be held virtually at 3:00pm on Friday 27 Novemmber 2020. The Notice for the meeting and all relevant documents can be found by logging in to in the members’ area of the website.
Fascinating WIPO Virtual Exhibition – AI & IP
The Society holds Observer Status of WIPO which is leading a Conversation on Intellectual Property (IP) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) bringing together Member States and other stakeholders to discuss the impact of Al on IP, with a view to collectively formulating the questions that policymakers need to ask. AI has emerged as a general-purpose technology […]
Sir Terence Conran FSIA – FSIAD – FCSD (1931 – 2020)
It is with great sadness that we post the news that Sir Terence Conran has passed away peacefully at home today at the age of 88. Terence not only change the way we lived, socialised, relaxed and thought, he also changed the course of design influencing so many from the 1960s onwards. He brought European […]
YES launched by CSD
In response to the current pandemic, the Chartered Society of Designers (CSD) teamed up with Redwire Design Ltd to set up a virtual ‘Year End Show’ experience for design courses and students. YES 2020 allows design and design related courses to register on the site, display details of their course, offer a download of their […]
Exciting opportunity to reinvent the toilet!
A opportunity to work with the Cranfield Doctoral Network with a paid scholarship towards MSc by Research in Design Engineering for Innovation funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Read more in the CSD recruitment pages.