Sparky females shine a light

The sixth form at Coombe School in Surrey has four students of design technology. All four are female and they all want to be industrial designers. The gals were turned

Shooting stars

In this summer of televisual drought the only possible reason millions of people can have for watching the box is to get a glimpse of those wonderful three-dimensional 2s ploughing

Stress in workplace hits epidemic levels

NEWS – Stress in the workplace is reaching epidemic levels, according to three separate surveys released last week. – Reports by the Institute of Personnel and Development, Office World office

York museum seeks designers

One of the UK’s top 20 museums will be hunting for exhibition designers after receiving a windfall of 1.3m from the local council. The Castle Museum in York will also

No Title

‘We feel that the only way for design and designers to progress in this rapidly changing world of graphic design is to discuss and debate design issues.’ So say Ricky

Portland seeks new manager

Portland Design Associates is looking for a new managing director as Barry Finnegan is giving up the role to be a solo leisure consultant. Finnegan has been at Portland since

Blazing saddles

Had Richard Seymour’s parents got their way, their son wouldn’t have been a designer at all. He’d have been a ballet dancer. But Twinkle-Toes Seymour it wasn’t to be. Why

Not at all that dog-eared look

You’d be barking up the wrong tree if you thought that the London consultancy Jaques Russell spells its name like the small dog bred to hunt foxes out of their

New professor at OU

Interbrand Group chairman and founder John Murphy is to become a visiting professor at the Open University’s Business School, the largest postgraduate business school in Europe. Murphy’s three-year term will

Management change at CPB

Coley Porter Bell head of brands Amanda Connolly has taken over as managing director. – Previous managing director Helena Rees has stepped down “in order to spend more time with

Uncertain future for troubled CBS

The Government has delayed the launch of its Consultancy Brokerage Service, which has so far only attracted an estimated 200 applicants across nine disciplines – a fraction of its original

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