Sir Martin Sorrell’s speech at the Cannes Advertising Festival was quickly beamed around the world last week. But, while the tongue-in-cheek delivery earned the WPP chief executive rapturous applause, some didn’t see the funny side. In an open letter to the WPP chief executive and Fitch chairman Rodney Fitch, former Fitch Worldwide chief creative officer Ted Leonhardt explains why it’s time to get serious. (See Design Business, DW 29/06/06)
Industry professionals react to the European Commission’s decision to stop the UK from hosting the cultural programme as a result of Brexit.
Designer Morag Myerscough, architect Alison Brooks and urban planner Mike Rawlinson have been given the award this year, while structural engineer Tristram Carfrae has been named as the master of
Research from the Office for National Statistics has shown that full-time graphic designers earn £25,900 annually, which is less than musicians, journalists and architects.
The Future Starts Here explores the advantages and perils of ever-advancing technology and product design, from artificial intelligence to 3D-printing and cryogenic freezing.