964. The Design Council.

964.     The Design Council.

The Design Council's purpose is the advancement of British industry and public services by the improvement of design in their products and services, to make life better by design and is the government's advisor on design1. The Design Council was established in 1944 to elevate industrial design standards in goods manufacturing in the United Kingdom2 to support Britain's economic recovery. The council was incorporated by royal charter in 1976 and is a registered charity3. It was formerly a non-departmental public body funded by an annual grant from the Department for