Design for life

Enabling people, places and the planet to flourish in harmony

Artwork by Peter Crowther for RSA Journal.


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We are the royal society for arts, manufactures and commerce - a global network of changemakers enabling people, places and the planet to flourish in harmony




Unleashing the potential of the UK's cities

New report

So much of the potential of UK cities remains untapped - and there is huge scope for them to add dynamism to our economies, cohesiveness to our communities and redemption to our environment. But how is this to be done?

Student Design Awards


Challenging students to tackle pressing issues through design.

Zubair Junjunia: Featured Fellow Q&A


Zubair Junjunia

Strategic update



Online community for Fellows

Circle provides a global digital space for you to chat, connect and collaborate.

Upcoming events

  • Frock-tober: conscious fashion exchange

    Fellowship Event

    WERKS Brighton Central

    Join the share-to-wear movement, and take part in the first Fellow-led ‘Frock-tober© fashion exchange in Sussex this October.

  • RSA Bournemouth meetup

    Fellowship Event

    THIS Workspace, Bournemouth BH1 1BZ

    Get together with other RSA Fellows to discover what they are working on in the Bournemouth area and to hear more about the RSA’s Design for Life mission.

RSA House: new opening arrangements

Fellows and the general public can now access our Coffee House from the RSA's Durham House Street entrance.

Book a room at RSA House

Historic RSA House combines Georgian splendour with high quality contemporary design and is a versatile space suitable for a variety of events.

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The RSA Fellowship is a unique global network of change-makers enabling people, places and the planet to flourish in harmony.

The Coffee House

Coffee, food and connections. An inspiring place to collaborate.



Shape the future

Find out how we unite people and ideas in collective action to create opportunities to regenerate our world.

Our proven approach to change

For everyone who is passionate about making social change happen.

The combination of a stellar public events programme, allied with a brilliant research agenda and a constant willingness to engage with pressing policy questions, means that the RSA is playing a pivotal role in shaping policymaking across the political spectrum.

Co-Founder of Hubble and Second Home, previous Senior Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister Rohan Silva

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