New Royal Designers for Industry 2013
Seven of the UK’s best designers are to be recognised for their outstanding contribution to design and society by becoming Royal Designers for Industry (RDI) at an award ceremony held at the RSA on Thursday 28 November. Regarded as the highest honour a designer can receive in the UK, two Honorary RDI awards will also be given.Find out more
The RSA crowdfunding area on Kickstarter has now opened with Fellows’ projects looking for support to make a positive social impact. Help us spread the word and back your favourite.Find out more
A better kind of banking
This report, published by the RSA in partnership with the Fairbanking Foundation and the Barrow Cadbury Trust, explores what the financial sector could learn from small companies and initiatives using alternative business models.Find out more
Latest RSA Journal out now
This issue of the RSA Journal looks at the economic significance of European metropolitan centres, compares Chinese and Indian urbanisation, and explores the political impact of sleep.Read the Journal
Latest RSA Animate on re-imagining work
Dave Coplin, Chief Envisioning Officer at Microsoft, imagines what might be possible if more organisations embraced the full, empowering potential of technology and encouraged a truly open, collaborative and flexible working culture.Watch it now
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Journalist and trend forecaster James Wallman explains why more and more of us are suffering from “stuffocation” – where instead of feeling enriched by the things we own, we are stifled and overwhelmed by them.