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Design musings

Given copious amounts of champagne, the 10th anniversary party of the Design Museum went with a swing, though a fuel spillage on the Thames caused the fireworks to be cancelled. 'In the new economy, design will be more important than ever, ' said Chancellor Gordon Brown in his congratulatory speech. 'It usually takes 100 years for a great British institution to be recognised as such - you've only just begun!'

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