For the first time the international industrial design body ICSID will hold its biennial congress in Taiwan, the world’s 14th largest trading nation. The theme for ICSID ’95 Taipei is `Design for a changing world – toward Century 21′ and will feature the ICSID design congress, the international young designers’ workshop and the Taipei international design exhibition. The symbol for the congress in September is the phoenix, chosen to reflect `both traditional culture and the spirit of modern times’, according to a spokesman.
As we approach the most wonderful time of the year, we ask creative directors what gift someone should buy a designer for Christmas.
The digital design consultancy has appointed a new head, who will oversee its six global offices and lead on growing the business in size and helping it make more money.
Send us photos of your offices decorated for Christmas, and we’ll be publishing a selection of the best ones next week.
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