Corporate hospitality

If 2005 will be remembered for anything by those in the graphic design community, it will be as the year in which global brands really started to take an interest in graphic design. They've sunk millions into viral-style sponsorship programmes and turned themselves into powerful 21st century versions of renaissance art patrons.

The past 12 months have seen their fair share of corporate-sponsored art events, such as Diesel's involvement in the Semi Permanent design conference, as well as broader sponsorship of exhibitions by the likes of Beck's, Gordon's, BT and Shell.

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