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Architecture & Interior Design

ACID
http://www.acid.uk.com/

ACID (Anti Copying In Design) is a membership trade organsiation and action group created to combat the growing threats of plagiarism in the design and creative industries.

Membership fees are based on the annual turnover of your business, and a free legal advice and a design registration service is offered to ACID members. ACID recently won a landmark copyright case on behalf of Nouveau Fabrics, a Yorkshire-based design and upholstery firm.


CABE
http://www.cabe.org.uk

Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment - inspiring people to demand more from their buildings and spaces


Design Council
http://www.design-council.org.uk

The Design Council demonstrates and promotes the role of design in the UK via campaigns, research and development and a range of support services.

The easy-to-use website contains a comprehensive section on intellectual property, as well as case studies and lots of useful information about all aspects of design and the design process, written from a variety of perspectives.


Innovate
http://www.innovate-design.co.uk

Helping Inventors: From patent protection, design and development, concept visualisation for presentation, prototyping and marketing know-how, Innovate help individuals to get their ideas off the ground.


Inspired Recycling
http://www.inspiredrecycling.org

Provides tailored assistance for designers, inventors & entrepreneurs wanting to design and manufacture products from recycled materials.


Patent for a Modular House
http://www.ideas21.co.uk/368

Interesting report on a patent application for a modular building, following on from precedents set by Buckminster Fuller and Archigram.


 

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