Co-Identity Collection by Indonesia Fashion Forward Designer, Dian Pelangi, in collaboration with London College of Fashion Graduates: Odette Steele and Nelly Rose ©

British Council Design

The British Council’s Architecture Design Fashion (ADF) department creates links between designers and cultural institutions around the world, through a diverse range of projects across the three disciplines. 

Back of the Envelope is our Architecture, Design and Fashion team’s blog which shares news from the UK sector and new project developments from around the world.

Knowledge exchange

Heatherwick Studio Talk

The British Council teamed up with IAI-EU, Pelita Harapan University and Konteks Online to hold a public talk with Ole Smith, Project Leader from Heatherwick Studio at UPH Karawaci on 14 March 2015. 


Dian Pelangi Residency at London College of Fashion

Indonesia Fashion Forward designer Dian Pelangi has been invited by the London College of Fashion to undertake a residency in London.


Fashion Scout's Ones to Watch: Dian Pelangi x Nelly x Odette

Dian Pelangi, one of Indonesia Fashion Forward's  Generation 1 alumnae, along with winners of the British Council and London College of Fashion Indonesian Residency, Nelly Rose and Odette Steele, showcased their collaborative work: Co-Identity.

Fashion Utopias: International Fashion Showcase 2016

A series of specially commissioned and curated fashion installations featuring work by emerging designers from 24 countries