Sir Terence Conran, a man with "some expertise" when it comes to design, has weighed into the furore over the London Olympics mascots (one of who resembles Sonic The Hedgehog wielding a knife).
In a letter to The Times he said:
"Appalling...symbols of national mediocrity".
Her then went on to compare them to that other "design triumph", the Millennium Dome exhibition.
Olympic Medals won during the Beijing 2008 Olympics