Conran Design Group managing director David Worthington leads an intense, but rewarding life. While most people just have the big three high street problems to contend with in their lives – death, divorce and moving house – David has a fourth. Failing in a pitch. Worthington describes the process as like falling in love, having a short intense relationship (the sort whereby you do it everywhere bar the bed) and then being suddenly dropped for no particular reason. But all is not lost. Think of the upside. Winning a pitch is like being happily married at the same time as having a whirlwind affair on the side. Are there any jobs going at CDG?
For years those living with dyslexia have faced the stigma attached to their condition, but research from Cambridge University suggests the learning disorder can make creative-led professions like design more
The database aims to be the world’s biggest resource of climate crisis posters.
Much of the work at this year’s event is underpinned by sustainability, with designs from the likes of Mexico, the UAE and Scandinavia all being featured for their eco-friendly credentials.
MarinaTex, an organic and biodegradable alternative to traditional plastic, was developed by University of Sussex student Lucy Hughes.