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Lucy Kimbell, Clark Fellow in Design Leadership at Said Business School, University of Oxford, blogs from seminar Embedding Design at the Royal Society of Arts. Organised by Emily Campbell, it brought together designers, policymakers, anthropologists and managers seeking improvement and innovation.

This design blog focuses on Web and graphic design, offering tutorials and inspirational articles. A recent post from Daniel Pintilie showcases 40 examples of simple and interesting Web designs, including sites by director/cinematographer Jan Reichle and software and interaction company Sofa.

The website commemorates the famous British advertising agency Collett Dickenson Pearce, and offers an archive of its work. It also hosts an interactive social networking area that is open to anyone who worked at CDP. The agency delivered the D&AD President’s Lecture last week.

The Pantone hotel has just opened in Brussels, designed by interior designer Michel Penneman and Belgian architect Olivier Hannaert. The ’Hotel of Colours’ aims to awaken your senses – with seven floors enlightened by different colour palettes to complement guests’ emotions.

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