Sebastian Conran, director of Conran & Partners, former Royal Society of the Arts executive director Penny Egan and Design Week editor Lynda Relph-Knight are among this year’s Royal College of Art honorary fellows.
Other honorary fellows will include emeritus professor of industrial design, University of Canberra, Bill Green, and head of research at the Victoria & Albert Museum, Carolyn Sargentson.
The RCA will award car designer Peter Schreyer and artists Tracey Emin and Brian Eno with honorary doctorates.
Design Museum director Deyan Sudjic, designer David Adjaye, former RCA chairman Ian Hay Davison and former MP Chris Smith will receive senior fellowships.
The fellowships and doctorates will be awarded at the RCA Convocation ceremony at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Friday.