At the Design Council’s fringe debate on British identity, held in Brighton, debate chairman and editor of The Independent Andrew Marr told us how our identity is really formed. It has nothing to do with design and everything to do with films, he says, with The Full Monty and Trainspotting proving particularly influential. “Britain is that country full of little people who rip their clothes off, take heroin and have a great time,” said Marr, quoting his New York correspondent.
On 13 July, tens of thousands of protesters marched the streets of Central London imploring prime minister Theresa May to “Dump Trump”, as the US president made
Ex-Design Council CEO John Mathers and creative director Bill Wallsgrove have co-founded a branding consultancy, which will look to improve the creative image and strategy of charities to help them
Jones Knowles Ritchie has rebranded the charity — which helps young people from disadvantaged backgrounds get into their dream careers — with a playful, animated “o” symbol that “climbs the
Alan Bishop, former CEO at the Southbank Centre, has replaced Kampfner as head of the independent organisation, with a view to look for another chief in the long-term.