Category Archives: recession

Reflections on Brexit design: how will it function in and out of Europe?

Twenty-five years ago, I ran a series of talks at the Leeds City Art Gallery called ‘Design into Europe’. 1992 was the watershed year of the Maastricht Treaty that would lead to the creation of the Euro. And on 1 January … Continue reading

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Reflections on Design Culture Salon 4: How Does Design Function in a Recession?

A week on from George Osborne’s Budget Report 2013, the 4th Design Culture Salon took place to discuss the question: ‘How does design function in a recession?’ Anyone who listened to Osborne’s delivery of the Budget Report, or read the … Continue reading

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Design Culture Salon 4 — How does design function in a recession?

Tuesday 26 March, 1900h-2030h Hochhauser Auditorium, Sackler Centre, V&A Panelists: Irena Bauman (Bauman Lyons Architects) Jeremy Till (Central St Martins) Bianca Eizenbaumer and Fabio Franz (Brave New Alps) Louis Moreno (University College London) These are tough times for all creative … Continue reading

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Reflections on Design Culture Salon 3 — Design Activism: how does it change things?

It was a dismal night to be out and about. An austere drizzle cloaked South Kensington, winter colds pervaded and many were those working through the haze of Benadryl or LemSip. On TV, el clasico, of Barcelona v. Real Madrid … Continue reading

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