Poor show in rich list

Who says design doesn’t pay? The Sunday Times Rich List features a number of Design Week regulars in its Top 500. Well, four at least. James Dyson, Sir Terence Conran, Lord Palumbo and Sir Norman Foster all make the grade. Admittedly Dyson is there because of “inventions and vacuum cleaners” and Conran gets in for his “restaurants and retailing” rather than his design. Lord Palumbo actually made his money from property and not as a trustee of the Design Museum. Oh, and Foster is an architect.

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