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Paul Priestman is an industrial designer and founding director of Priestmangoode, an internationally renowned multidisciplinary design studio.
Tom Dixon OBE is a self-taught product designer, based in London.
David Adjaye OBE is principal architect of Adjaye Associates.
As a designer and researcher she develops critical objects and provocative scenarios exploring the juxtaposition of the natural with the artificial.
Wally Olins (1930 – 2014) was one of the world's most experienced practitioners in corporate identity and branding.
Tony Davidson is Executive Creative Director at Wieden & Kennedy, London.
Simon Waterfall has been a creative director since he was 16. Still at school, his company wrote the first computer games for Commodore 64 and Amigas.
Reggie Watts has thrilled audiences across the world with his unique brand of improvised comedy, boggling both comedy and music fans alike.
UK artist Paul Davis enjoys commenting on politics, society’s nuances, sex and human behaviour through his work.
Jasper Morrison is a British product and furniture designer born in London.
Cameron Sinclair is the co-founder and 'chief eternal optimist' (CEO) for Architecture for Humanity.
Brian Eno is an iconic figure within international contemporary culture.
Paul Smith is a British fashion designer, best known for his menswear.
Trained as an architect at Oxford Brookes, Bruges brings environmental awareness and technical skill to his creative projects.
Ilse Crawford's Studioilse creates the big idea behind a brand through its emotional values, and then makes them visible and tangible through design.
Doshi Levien is a London-based design partnership led by Jonathan Levien and Nipa Doshi.
Airside Design Studio
Airside is a cross-platform design agency that works in moving image, illustration, graphic design, digital and real world interaction.
Craft debate: Paul Priestman
Industrial designer and Design Indaba 2006 speaker, Paul Priestman weighs in on Design Indaba's craft debate.
The Interior World of Tom Dixon
The Interior World of Tom Dixon is an explosion of inspiring colours, textures and patterns, from Italian flooring to dried Korean fish.
Horse saddle redesigned after 200 years
Leading design company Seymourpowell's Quantum AMS Saddle brings innovation to a product that has been unchanged for a couple of centuries.
Not just an album design pioneer
Reasons to be Cheerful by Paul Gorman makes a case for the canonisation of Barney Bubbles in the history of 20th century design.
10x10 finalist for Brit Insurance design
What do 5.5’s Clean, IDEO’s Aqueduct Concept Bicycle, Kenya Hara’s Designing Design book and the 10x10 Project all have in common?
Dunne & Raby
Dunne & Raby is a London-based design studio established in 1994.
Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby founded their eponymous design studio BarberOsgerby in 1996.
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