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1960s

1970

1970

David Harris FSIAD, is president of the Society 1970

1971

Lewis Woudhuysen FSIAD, Book Designer, is president of the Society 1971

Sir Anthony Part and Mr Matthew Wylie are guest speakers at the CSD Minerva Dinner

1972

Richard Stevens FSIAD, Royal Designer in Industry, is president of the Society 1972

Mr Campbell Adamson and Dame Margaret Miles are guest speakers at the CSD Minerva Dinner

1973

Dan Johnston FSIAD, is president of the Society 1973

Chancellor of the Ducy of Lancaster (Mr John Davies MP) and Mr Justice Whitford are guest speakers at the CSD Minerva Dinner

1974

David Carter FSIAD, Industrial Designer, is president of the Society 1974

The Lord Mayor of London (Sir Hugh Wontner) and Mr Huw Wheldon are guest speakers at the CSD Minerva Dinner

1975

Martyn Rowlands FSIAD, Industrial Designer, is president of the Society 1975

Lord Gibson and Dr Margaret Weston are guest speakers at the CSD Minerva Dinner

1976

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh became Patron of the Society

The Society is granted a Royal Charter in recognition of its efforts since its inception, in promoting and fostering professional study and practice in design

Robert Wetmore FSIAD, is president of the Society 1976

Viscount Caldecote and Mr Eric Lyons are guest speakers at the CSD Minerva Dinner

1977

Richard Negus FSIAD, Graphic Designer, is president of the Society 1977 - 1978

The Prime Minister (Mr James Callaghan) and Mr Alex Jarratt are guest speakers at the CSD Minerva Dinner

1978

Sir Peter Carey is the guest speaker at the CSD Minerva Dinner where the Minerva Medal was awarded to Dieter Rams for his contribution to Industrial Design

January of 1978 saw the first issue of Designer under its new editor Beryl McAlhone who declared 'Designer is an independent magazine, it's about design, for designers, by designers, on the side of designers.'

1979

George Freeman FSIAD, is president of the Society 1979 - 1980

Sir Monty Finniston and Miss Prudence Glynn are guest speakers at the CSD Minerva Dinner

1980s

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