Best of the web - January

  • The former Commonwealth Institute, which is being converted into a Design Museum

The Fuel team's pick of the best art and design career related articles and websites online this last month.

The former Commonwealth Institute, which is being converted into a new Design Museum (photo by Luke Hayes)

This website styles itself as a ‘movement’ helping entrepreneurs set up new businesses on the principles of simplicity and minimum waste – learn the method and see if it works for you

Apparently, graduates aren’t making enough use of social media in their job searches – could that mean you, too? BraveNewTalent’s Ramon Bez on ways to turn Facebook, Twitter and so on to your job-hunting advantage

And, because Ramon’s been so helpful, why not check out BraveNewTalent itself – it’s a job-related social network, a bit like LinkedIn but better looking and more focused on job searches

More graduate job search advice in a Design Week guest blog from creative director Paul Mellon – he is a big believer in sketchwork, it turns out

University of the Arts student development officer Hannah Clements on how arts graduates can create jobs for themselves

An online arts festival exhibiting new work by people 30 and under, supported by media partners including MTV, the BBC, Aesthetica and Computer Arts

A new Design Museum for London due to open in our neighbourhood – we liked the quote from Terence Conran, “If I were a graduate leaving the RCA today…”

More on the museum here, including some very nice pictures of the location, which was formerly the Commonwealth Institute