Recognise this man? An extra from a Sergio Leone ‘Spaghetti Western’ perhaps? Almost. He is Design Council chairman and Royal College of Art rector Sir Christopher Frayling, author of Leone’s epic biography, who created his own style for a trail-blazing trek across Arizona having been introduced to a ‘cowboy club’ by Rodney Fitch. Ever the renegade, Sir Chris opted for an Australian rabbit-skin hat instead of the usual straw stetson. And the horse? He is Champion. Of course.
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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