Pack to the Future is a series of debates about current issues in branding, packaging and design organised by the Packaging Solutions Advice Group. The next debate takes place on 25 February at 6.30pm.
Contact: Sophie Williams at Design Events on 0171-735 2937 for details of a free coach to the Bladdered by Fax event.
Venue: 1 Great George Street, Conference Centre, Westminster, London SW1.
Graphic designer Gert Dumbar.
Dutch graphic designer Gert Dumbar will give a lecture Does it exist: stylistic durability in graphic design? Yes – but! on 25 February at 6pm. The lecture forms part of the 75th anniversary celebrations of the Royal Society of Arts Student Design Awards.
Contact: The RSA lecture office on 0171-930 9286 to obtain a ticket.
Venue: Falmouth College of Arts, Woodlane, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 4RA.
Celebrating 25 years of achievement and change in graphic design, the Icograda/Sappi design seminar will be held on 22-23 February. The event will look at how designers can respond in a more powerful way to challenges facing societies throughout the world as we move into the 21st century. Speakers include Jon Turner, Richard Seymour, David Redhead and Vince Frost.
Contact: 0171-603 8494 for further details.
Venue: Odeon Leicester Square, Leicester Square, London WC2.
The next Design Business Association Drinktank will take place on 24 February.
Contact: Paul Thwaites at The Design Advantage on 0121-770 2300.
Venue: Cafe @ The Ikon Art Gallery, Oozells Street, Birmingham B1 2HS.