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.
Speaking at this year’s D&AD Festival in London, the graphic designer talks about the weird and wonderful world of Wes, brutal 8am starts and why her job felt like “playing
Creative director Jenny Theolin has launched a new platform that will name studios which treat their junior employees well based on “positive” reviews, rather than a “black-list” that shames companies.
The 30 shortlisted designs for this year’s Loewe Craft Prize will go on display at the museum this May, and the overall winner will be awarded €50,000.
The shortlist of 200 illustrators has been whittled down from over 3,000 entries, and will go on display at Somerset House in June.