Design support for your business

Sources of advice and design information


Expert advice and support can help you make the most of the design in your business. It can help you increase sales, enhance your business' profile and make it more competitive.

Design Council

The Design Council website provides free practical advice on design. In addition to their best practice guidance, you can access networking opportunities and read case study examples of how others have used design in their business. 

Arts & Business Northern Ireland

Arts & Business Northern Ireland (NI) supports collaboration between business and the arts. As part of this work, they provide advice and consultancy support to businesses including help with brand development, community engagement and creative training for employees.

Find out more about Arts & Business NI.

Design support from Invest Northern Ireland

Invest NI offers a range of Design for Business programmes, including DesignAdvice, DesignActive and DesignForward. See more on design support in Northern Ireland.

Design support from

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