Featuring UK designers with a record of creative achievement and innovation. Shown here: the Twin Sails Bridge in Dorset, lit by designers Speirs+Major. (Image © Dave Morris).
Jaguar Land Rover views design as a differentiator and an integral part of its brand.
Read how Barclays, the financial services group, changed the profile and role of design in its organisation.
Designer of eye-catching stamps and much more, Mike Dempsey RDI has an international reputation. Find out more. Pre-rollover image: © Studio Dempsey.
Casson Mann specialise in interior design and number the Benjamin Franklin Museum in Philadelphia among clients. Pre-rollover image: © John Maclean for Casson Mann.
Landscape designer Dan Pearson is winning an international reputation for his studio's work. Pre-rollover image: © Sir Paul Smith.
Meet Fielden Bradley Clegg Studios, the team behind Broadcasting Place, voted the world's best tall building in 2010. Pre-rollover image: © Will Pryce.
Notwithstanding its global client base, London design studio Industrial Facility believes there are advantages to being based in the UK. Pre-rollover image © Petr Krejci.
A design case study on the work of London studio, Stanton Williams. Pre-rollover image: © Hufton & Crow.
UK design team Barber & Osgerby have found fame working on Knoll, Vitra and the Olympic Games torch. Pre-rollover image: © Barber & Osgerby.
Cullinan Studio has created striking buildings adapted to their environment. Pre-rollover image: ©Edward Summer, BFI.
Furniture designer Geoffrey Harcourt has built longstanding relationships with european clients. Pre-rollover image: © Emmemobili.
Find out more about the work of structural engineer and building designer, Tristram Carfrae, of international building services group, Arup. Pre-rollover image: © John Gollings.
PearsonLLoyd, the UK design company, has worked on upmarket airline and furniture brands. Find out more. Pre-rollover image: © Mark Cocksedge.
Lighting designers Speirs + Major have lit buildings round the world including the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan Mosque in Abu Dhabi. Pre-rollover image: ©Allan Toft.
Studio Levien is a pioneer in designing products for homeware and tabletop markets. Pre-rollover image credit: Lux Photodigital.
Designer Kim Wilkie believes "landscape design is at the heart of English culture". Pre-rollover image: © Kim Wilkie.
OMK Design/Kinsman Associates has been commissioned to design seating for more than 200 transport terminals. Pre-rollover image: ©Kinsman Associates.
Graphic design played a key role in the biggest youth participation with museums and galleries as part of the Cultural Olympiad.
This unique project used design to enable audiences to enjoy lost or destroyed works of art.
Could designers help spread the excitement of Olympic events well beyond the Games venues themselves?