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Meet the Professionals: Sarah Townsend-Elliott MCSD

In another instalment of our Meet the Professionals series, we spoke to Senior Interior Designer and Architectural Assistant Sarah Townsend-Elliott MCSD who works at NPS Group in London. She told … Continue reading

November 29, 2018

Meet the professionals: Chris Goodwin MCSD (Graphic) Chartered Designer

Graphic designer Chris Goodwin MCSD spoke to us about who inspired him to choose his career and what he’s been working on recently. Q: Please introduce yourself! A: My name … Continue reading

November 29, 2018

The Designer’s Guide to Insurance

The intention of insurance is to protect your assets, earnings and liabilities. As a designer in business, you are exposed to many risks. An unexpected claim or loss can cause … Continue reading

November 29, 2018

tangerine predicts design trends for 2019

We’re now approaching the end of 2018, so we asked Martin Darbyshire FCSD, Chief Executive Officer of tangerine, about his views on design trends for the next year. Q: Which … Continue reading

November 29, 2018

The CSD Guide to starting a business

Starting your own business can be an exciting and rewarding endeavour, but it is not without risks. Studies show that 1 in 3 start-ups in the United Kingdom fail within … Continue reading

November 29, 2018

Rock Graphic Originals: Revolutions in Sonic Art from Plate to Print ’55-‘88

Written by Peter Golding FCSD and Barry Miles Published on 20th November 2018 by Thames & Hudson 256 pages and 1000 colour illustrations Peter Golding, a Fellow of CSD, amassed … Continue reading

November 29, 2018

What happens to design rights after Brexit? The experts explain

Brexit is currently one of the biggest challenges facing UK industries, especially when it comes to intellectual property rights and protecting your designs. We asked Graham Coles & Co, who … Continue reading

October 23, 2018