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RDI Summer School 2007


A country pub in the Cotswolds, 30 or so young(ish) designers and engineers, 12 slightly more senior Royal Designers, and a handful of other folk playing the role of 'wildcards': the extraordinary RDI Summer School, now in its seventh year, took place last weekend, and Alistair got the chance to moonlight as the photographer-in-residence once again. You can check out his pictures at the school's Flickr site.

There's a tendency not to say too much about what goes on at the summer schools, except to mention that they can be quite life-changing. So, in a bloggy kinda way, we've decided instead to give you a list of quick links to just some of the folk who were there - and they're a pretty impressive (and deeply lovely) bunch...

Anab from Anab Jain - technology design cleverness

Mark from Concentrate - great product design for kids and schools

Helen from Counterparts - a simply delicious composer

Chris and Ed from Expedition - brilliant engineering

Richard from Goodwin Hartshorn - sharp industrial design

Amy from Keep & Share - tasty knitwear

Hannah from People will always need plates - sumptuous products

Ptolemy from Ptolemy Mann - luscious textile design

Alice from Research 00 - architects with a sustainable bent

Bert from Sprout Design - gorgeous product design with a sustainable bent

Matt from Studiohead - fascinating product design

Robin from Studio Levien - elegant homeware designers

posted: 4 September 2007
categories: Events
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