4 January 2001

UK design aims for higher profile

The design industry’s key representatives have promised a raft of initiatives to bring the profession to greater prominence both at home and abroad in 2001. The Chartered Society of Designers

Design responds to ‘white paper’

Design industry representatives have responded to news that freelance designers could enjoy greater security if a “white paper” from the Federation of Small Businesses is adopted by the Government after

Marcello Minale – Obituary

Marcello Minale was a good man. I first met him while judging the British Design & Art Direction Awards more years ago than I care to remember.

20/20 links up with RPA

London and US retail specialists 20/20 and RPA have launched a joint marketing initiative to give both companies access to each other’s European clients. 20/20 managing director Rune Gustafson strongly


Photographer Patrick Sutherland exhibits his work at Spiti: The Forbidden Valley from 10 January until 8 February. Between 1993 and 1998, Sutherland travelled around the Spiti Valley in the Himalayas


Royal College of Art rector Christopher Frayling has been knighted in the New Year Honours list, along with industrial design group Renishaw’s chief executive David McMurtry. Design Council chief executive

Leadership in Design

The Taking a Lead debate asked how to create a strong, unified approach to the needs of the design industry. Lynda Relph-Knight finds everyone wants the same ends; it’s the


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