‘Design triumphs at De Montfort University’ trumpeted the announcement listing its nine students shortlisted for the Royal Society of Arts Student Design Awards. De Montfort, which claims to offer one of the widest ranges of art and design courses, is understandably proud of its nominated students. However, it should feel a little less than superior when it comes to its ‘literary’ triumphs. According to De Montfort, previous winners include the designer of the i-Mac, you know, that famous bloke: Jonathan Eve
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The old crest had not been touched since the 1970s and was seen by the club to not be communicating well in the modern world.