The Business Design Centre’s New Designer of the Year award was won by Jon O’Neill of Nottingham Trent University for his animated short story about ‘the ideas and consequences concerning logical fatalism’. Dominic Jones, BDC managing director, judged and presented the award last week at the Centre’s New Designers exhibition of graduate work. O’Neill receives £2000, a year’s consultation from intellectual property lawyer Briffa and public relations advice from Victoria Murray PR. The runner-up was Paddy Mills, also from Nottingham Trent University, who receives £500 for his self-promotional poster.
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An online survey of over 1,200 illustrators has found that the majority think they would struggle financially if illustration was their only source of income.
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The museum is set to open in September, and will include permanent galleries showcasing historical and current Scottish design and a temporary exhibition on the cultural impact of ocean liners.