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The DBA interviews… Elmwood’s Chairman, Jonathan Sands OBE


From following Sir John Sorrell's lead, to the addictiveness of effectiveness, Jonathan Sands discusses the past, present and future of Elmwood and design's role in business.

05/09/2019


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Deborah Dawton will be speaking at European Brand and Packaging Design Association’s Meet & Greet


How can we convince clients of the value of design? Join your design industry peers from all over Europe at the European Brand and Packaging Design Association’s (epda) Meet & Greet on 11 October at The Lighthouse, Glasgow.

22/08/2019


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Deborah Dawton on the future of package design


DBA Chief Executive Deborah Dawton explores the connections between branding, sustainability and creative design in the Food Matters Live Table Talk Podcast.

06/08/2019


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DBA Design Effectiveness Award winner ‘Paxman Scalp Coolers’ on BBC Radio Leeds


We are overjoyed to hear that Silver award winners at this year's DBA Design Effectiveness Awards, Paxman Scalp Coolers, have been...

18/07/2019


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Embedding effectiveness in design helps cancer patients take back control


A 2019 Design Effectiveness Award winner has been changing the face of cancer across the world – and their new clear brand message has...

08/07/2019


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David Turpin wins ACID Design & IP Champion Award 2019 on British IP Day


On British Intellectual Property Day, Anti Copying in Design (ACID) is delighted to announce that this year’s 2019 Design & IP...

26/06/2019


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Deborah Dawton receives Design Week Hall of Fame Award


At the recent Design Week Awards held in Illuminate at the Science Museum, Deborah Dawton, DBA Chief Executive, was presented with...

21/06/2019


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DBA Design Effectiveness Award winner ‘Calm Harm’ on BBC World Service


We are delighted to hear that Gold award winners at last week's DBA Design Effectiveness Awards, Stem4 and HMA, have been featured by...

19/06/2019


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‘Turbo-charging’ creative industries export opportunities


Last week, the Creative Industries Trade and Investment Board launched a three-year strategy to grow the exports of the creative...

18/06/2019


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DBA Design Effectiveness Awards 2019


It’s not about design. It’s about the difference design makes. Eight Golds, 33 Silvers and 18 Bronze awards won jointly by designer...

14/06/2019


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