South London posse should put D&AD in its place

One of our sister magazines – the one that comes out monthly and also deals with advertising – suggests in its current edition that British Design & Art Direction might decamp from its Vauxhall headquarters to some more fashionable part of London town.

One of our sister magazines – the one that comes out monthly and also deals with advertising – suggests in its current edition that British Design & Art Direction might decamp from its Vauxhall headquarters to some more fashionable part of London town.

But surely investment in D&AD’s existing premises would enhance the area’s trendiness, while still enjoying the economic advantages of Lambeth rents?

Here’s a thought, what about a design competition to refurbish a few of the local amenities like the Bulk nite-spot and the Bonnington Arms? We’re sure Clapham-based D&AD President Michael Johnson is committed to the south London cause.

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