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.
Last week Wales’ Future Generations Commissioner suggested a “guaranteed state income”, similar to a universal basic income (UBI), for creatives would help mitigate the effects of the pandemic on their
Grade data released today shows 300 fewer students on art and design-related courses this year, with girls nearly three times as likely to study the subjects as boys.
The council has chosen design consultants Publica to provide strategic oversight for its £235 million plan, which may include “more plants, reduced traffic and fewer building emissions”.
Some 25 years on from its first launch, the series dedicated to great thinkers and philosophers is being updated with 20 more titles.