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Design Industry Insights 2010

Design Industry Insights 2010 is finally here. Following an ambitious canvassing of business opinion in the design industry at the end of last year, the Design Council’s research team invited me to edit a 28-page supplement that would give voice to the views of jobbing design professionals and try to make sense of the currents shaping the industry’s future.

The editorial strategy has been to create something readable, conversational, visual and easy to digest, which breaks the DC style guide in two but still hits its key Continue reading

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The Marc Newson lecture, V&A, London.

It clashed badly with Neville Brody’s D&AD lecture (sorry Adrian), but Marc Newson’s Q&A at the V&A raised some nice big teasers for the design world, many worthy of remembering.

Interviewed fluently if a little lightly by the great Chris Frayling, Newson displayed the mark of the international designer who has thrown of the shackles of his Australian birthplace to make the world his home Continue reading

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