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The ‘spark’ of a great idea

The ‘spark’ of a great idea

Date: Jul 17 2018

Last night I had one of my absolute favourites … lemon sole, simply panfried in a little butter, salt and pepper and a generous squeeze of lemon. Almost inevitably more of the lemon went over my shirt than over the lemon sole. How I wished I’d had one of the wonderful... READ MORE

British Design Fund Partners with ACID

British Design Fund Partners with ACID

Date: Jul 02 2018

The British Design Fund, the investment fund for UK product design and manufacturing start-ups, has partnered with ACID, Anti Copying in Design. ACID is the UK’s leading design and intellectual property campaigning organisation, a forward thinking trade... READ MORE

British Design Fund Partners with New Designers Show

British Design Fund Partners with New Designers Show

Date: Jun 25 2018

The British Design Fund, the investment fund for UK product design and manufacturing start-ups, has partnered with the New Designers Show which showcases 3,000 of the brightest and most radical emerging designers and creative minds in the UK.  The British... READ MORE

British Design Fund announces first wave of funding recipients

British Design Fund announces first wave of funding recipients

Date: Jan 05 2018

A fashion footwear brand, a headphone innovator and an electrical wiring innovator are the first recipients of business-changing funding from the British Design Fund, an early stage investment fund for UK start-ups in the product design and manufacturing... READ MORE

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UK product design and manufacturing companies need more funding to stay competitive – Bonser and Mathers

Date: Jun 19 2017

19 June 2017, LONDON: John Mathers, ex-CEO of the Design Council, and design entrepreneur Damon Bonser have called for more investment in early stage UK product design and manufacturing companies to give the UK a fighting chance of staying ahead of international... READ MORE