Culture Secretary Chris Smith has a neat way of fighting the flack. Answering the inevitable claims by the tabloid press that he’s wasting tax-payers’ money on CDT Design’s identity for the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, he told attendees at a Central London Partnership session this week, ‘If I’m criticised by The Sun and praised by Design Week, I think I’m doing the right thing.’ Thanks for the plug, Chris.
As we approach the most wonderful time of the year, we ask creative directors what gift someone should buy a designer for Christmas.
The digital design consultancy has appointed a new head, who will oversee its six global offices and lead on growing the business in size and helping it make more money.
Send us photos of your offices decorated for Christmas, and we’ll be publishing a selection of the best ones next week.
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