03 December 2009


Conservative Party leader David Cameron told the CBI conference last week that Britain doesn’t have strong regional identities. Do you agree or disagree, and why?


Digital blooms

You might think you know your digital design, but even hardcore fanatics will want to visit Decode, the Victoria & Albert Museum and Onedotzero’s collaborative exhibition on ‘digital design sensations’. Showcasing more than 35 pieces of work from more than 40 artists in a combination of new and existing commissions, Decode conveys the notion of […]

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Community support

Product development is one way for designers to help communities in the Third World, whether it’s by addressing specific needs or creating employment and income. Anna Richardson talks to designers whose work is having a positive impact

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Eastern edge

Poland is rightly famous for its poster art, but what’s the latest generation of creatives up to? Trish Lorenz catches up with three graphic artists whose subversive work reflects a country that is in rapid transition

Robert Brunner

Profile – Robert Brunner

Working on cool products for cool brands isn’t always enough – industrial designer Robert Brunner discovered his inner client and now enjoys the entrepreneurial life. Clare Dowdy talks to the founder of Ammunition

Rodney Fitch move will see no change of emphasis at Fitch

Following Rodney Fitch’s departure from the consultancy there was a suggestion that under my leadership the nature of the Fitch offer would change in emphasis (Comment, DW 26 November). Nothing could be further from the truth. Fitch has a leading reputation worldwide for branding and design, with special expertise in retail. My only aspiration is […]

A request for help for The Sorrell Foundation’s club

In response to your piece about the National Art and Design Saturday Club (Comment, DW 19 November), I wonder if I could ask any Design Week readers who attended Saturday art and/or design classes in their younger days to send any details of their experiences to the following address/ The Sorrell Foundation, Somerset House, Strand, […]

The difference between six and 11? A COI brief

So, the Central Office of Information is reviewing its roster of consultancies for design services, splitting it into three new frameworks (News, DW 24 September). COI creative director Fanny Sigler said, ‘We need a really good mix of agencies across all the lots to respond to the variety of briefs that we handle from across […]

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