The people’s choice?

The debate over the choice of Hilary Cottam as Designer of the Year seems to have forgotten one key aspect of the award – that it was people who chose the winner.

The debate over the choice of Hilary Cottam as Designer of the Year seems to have forgotten one key aspect of the award – that it was people who chose the winner.

I voted for Hilary Cottam, just ahead of Penguin Books but well ahead of the other entries, which were lacklustre to say the least.

Rick Osman, Partner, Highwire, Amersham, Buckinghamshire HP6 5AE

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