Congratulations to Leicester-based design consultancy Ratcliffe Fowler Design. The group is celebrating its tenth anniversary with hoards of gifts for its most loved patrons. It’s hard to say whether it was the miniature iced cake that won the battle for our hearts and minds, or its deftly drawn cartoon picture book for kids of all ages, which relives the crazy events that have shaped this merry band. It’s so nice when ‘visual’ types actually write something funny and then bother to run the spellchecker.
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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