On 8 Feb 2008, at 8:39 am, Terence Kavanagh wrote:
> Like David I am a lapsed FCSD. When I first became a member it was
> known as 'The Society of Industrial Artists and Designers' [SIAD]
> and in fact it didn't add the soubriquet 'Designers' until 1960. I
> still have a great affection for that title and for what it
> represented at that time.
Thank you for pointing this out, I had quite forgotten the earlier
names. Just shows how far we have come over the years in establishing
design as a profession in its own right, beyond its artistic beginnings.
David Durling PhD FDRS | Professor of Design
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