The British Land Company has used details from the entries to its Corn Exchange hoarding competition, co-organised last year with Design Week, for its 1995 annual report. Designed by CDT Design, the report features details from five of the shortlisted entries, with the winning entry from Studio Myerscough and Allford Hall Monaghan Morris. ‘It was nice to show shareholders some of the other entries, which may never have been seen again,’ says CDT partner Mike Dempsey, also a competition judge. ‘We zeroed in on an element from the entries and amplified them to the standards they would have needed to be for the hoardings,’ he adds.
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The DBA’s Annual Survey of over 150 businesses has shown that, while income and staff employment is on the up, clients are underpaying for design services.
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