NORTH: The Great Debate – 

A magazine report by Kasper de Graaf of the first of Design Manchester's Great Debates, on the then newly-minted ‘Northern Powerhouse’ and the role of the creative & digital industries in economic regeneration of the north.

Chaired by The Observer’s Robert Yates, the panel members were Professor David Crow, then the Dean of Manchester School of Art, Manchester City Council Leader Sir Richard Leese, magneticNorth's Lou Cordwell and Caroline Norbury, the CEO of Creative England.

Published by Design Manchester, 2014.