Rumpus in The Attik?

The departure of The Attik founder Simon Needham for Australia has raised some speculation as to a creative fall-out between staff at the New York to London to Huddersfield design group (DW 30 October).

London managing director Tim Watson has moved quickly to scotch the rumours. ‘I hate him to bits and I’m glad he’s leaving,’ he says.

The choice of Sydney for the next portion of Needham’s career is popular with Watson: ‘It’s the furthest place we could send him, obviously.’

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