Michael Johnson of Johnson Banks confirms that, when launched, his company faced a similar problem with its name, solved by becoming, in full, Johnson Banks Design Ltd. Johnson says nobody has ever mistaken the company for a financial institution. ‘We charge people a lot of money, but we certainly are not a bank.’ Quite.
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Nine designers have been recognised with the accolade, which is awarded each year by the RSA and has previously included James Dyson and Vivienne Westwood.
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.