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Friday 22 November Last chance to see the Oasys Design Awards, where graduate entries and the winners of previous competitions show how CAD and video articulate and clarify design concepts.

Friday 22 November

Last chance to see the Oasys Design Awards, where graduate entries and the winners of previous competitions show how CAD and video articulate and clarify design concepts. Until 22 November.

Venue: RIBA Architecture Centre, 66 Portland Place, London W1.

Details: 0171-580 5533.

Saturday 23 November

Really Out of Order, the exhibition at the CornerHouse, looks at trends in painting and how styles regenerate themselves. This idea is demonstrated using abstract paintings from artists in the Sixties and seeing how they have influenced the Nineties. Until 4 January.

Venue: CornerHouse, 70 Oxford Street, Manchester M1 5NH.

Details: 0161-228 7621.

Wednesday 27 November

British Design and Art Direction is holding a week-long exhibition of award-winning design and advertising from 1996. Incorporated in this is Twin Peaks, which explores the relationship between creative work and business effectiveness. Until 1 December.

Venue: Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London SW7.

Details: 0171-582 6487.

Wednesday 27 November 7.30pm

And the D&AD President’s

Lectures series continues with WPP chief executive Martin Sorrell, who, in a lecture entitled Beans and pearls: The beginning of the end of either/or? says it’s time we broke down the distinction between creatives and business people and fused their talents.

Venue: Royal Geographical Society, Exhibition Road, London SW7.

Details: 0171-582 6487.

Wednesday 27 November

Alternatively, you could go along to In Conservation with Georgina von Etzdorf, a lecture organised by Women in Marketing and Design. Von Etzdorf spills all about her career in accessories, fabrics, clothing, plans for new stores and interior ranges.

Venue: 31A Sloane Street,

London SW1.

Details: 0181-365 3699.

Wednesday 27 November

Or you may prefer one of the Frank Lowe lectures, the back-to-back series which brings together international architects. Tonight Michael Belov from Moscow and Vilen Kunnapou from Estonia discuss their work. All lectures in the series are free.

Venue: The Bartlett School of Architecture, 22 Gordon Street, London WC1.

Details: 0171-380 7504.

Wednesday 27 November Interested in printing? Then The Art of Hand Printing could be for you. The exhibition deals with printing techniques by members of Primary. The group worked with a variety of photographers on their techniques. Until 29 November.

Venue: The Coningsbury Gallery, 30 Tottenham Street, London W1.

Details: 0171-388 1405.

Thursday 28 November

Today’s your last chance to get your entry in for the 1997 Business Calendar Awards.

Details: For requests for entry forms, phone Pat Batley on 0171-514 6191, or fax 0181-287 0803.

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