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Julie Oakley

As I said on David Airey's blog,my 15 year membership of the Chartered Society of Designers was the most pointless waste of money ever. I left about 10 years ago and don't regret it in the slightest. I think it's partly to do with the fact that organisations like the CSD are attempting to ape the professional bodies of other professions. You might say that you want a Chartered Accountant or a lawyer that's a member of the Law Society, but quite frankly which of your clients has ever given a damn about whether you're a member of a professional body? If all of the various design professional bodies combined their size might be able to make some impact in informing potential clients about the superior service they might receive from a 'chartered' designer. But let's face it anyone can claim to be a designer and many talented people without any formal training have done so, so really this kind of organisation for designers is probably rather silly.

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