13 April 1995

A Design Week trawl found that:

*Middle-sized consultancies tend to have a higher percentage of freelance staff, although larger consultancies such as Landor and Sampson Tyrrell also use a significant number; – *The consultancies that use

De Montfort appoints

De Montfort University’s school of design and manufacture has appointed two new professors of design in its push to extend the international reputation of its research activity. Design industry pundit

British Gas reports get the write stuff

Fishburn Hedges designed and co-wrote the 1994 British Gas annual reports released last week – the latest example of a blue chip client briefing design consultancies to contribute words as

B&B Italia joins forces with Herman Miller

Leading furniture manufacturer B&B Italia has become part of the worldwide Herman Miller group of companies. – The new enterprise, which is the “conclusion of a strategic agreement between the

A Journey: by Adrian Ensor

Saturday 15 April – The award-winning printer is exhibiting work from his own photographic projects, including a series of landscapes.

Survey turns to smaller groups

This week we chart the fortunes of almost 100 design groups employing seven or fewer full-time designers in the second part of Design Week’s 1995 Consultancy Survey. The bigger groups

Plenty of pesky flies on Claire

Metalsmith Claire Davies has always loathed bog-standard bog design. “Some loos are so horrible I’d rather not go at all,” says Davies, who is interested in the lav as an

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Designs on the mail: Design consultancies, marketing firms and advertising agencies could save themselves an estimated ú27m a year – a potential annual saving of ú3000 per firm – on

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