07 January 2010

Buy two tickets to Designer Breakfasts events for £40 each – and save £10

The Designers Society has been formed by a selection of design students at the University of Plymouth to get people together, whatever the creative background and to help creative minded people become the best they can be. Our main focus is a series of guest lectures from leading professionals and ex-graduates showcasing their work and discussing their experiences […]

Good news for design as Queen honours industry stars

The year started on a high note for design with news that creative industries rainmaker Anthony Simonds-Gooding and Motivation founder David Constantine have both been recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List (see www.designweek.co.uk, 4 January). The title CBE is richly deserved by Simonds-Gooding, who has played a huge role in fostering creativity as […]

Something for everyone in new COI frameworks

In response to Jonathon Jeffrey’s recent letter (DW 3 December 2009), we admit that capacity and resources do form part of the strict selection criteria for the Central Office of Information’s brand and brand identity framework, and for every invitation to tender we’ve issued in the past five years. This is because our Government and […]


Google has unveiled its new phone, the Nexus One, which is expected to rival Apple’s iPhone (5 January)

Anthem Worldwide

Anthem Worldwide has redesigned the packaging of Kleenex Ultra Soft tissues for Kimberly-Clark. Anthem has traded the Kleenex logo with the words ‘Feel me’ in the brand’s distinctive typeface. A rippled silk design has replaced the original photograph of a mother and child. The new boxes will be on the shelves from the end of […]

300 Million retunes Paris orchestra logo

300 Million has been appointed to develop the brand identity for the Orchestre de Paris, following a combined creative and credentials pitch against three French companies. The consultancy was invited to pitch after giving a talk to the Association of French Orchestras about its branding work for the London Symphony Orchestra. It was tasked with […]

Conceptual designer Stephan Bischof

Conceptual designer Stephan Bischof has designed the ‘wheelie bin urinal’, in a bid to tackle public urination. Trialled on the streets of Lewisham, south London, to encourage public feedback, the design has been pitched to the Design Against Crime Research Centre. The urinal conduit channels urine into a tray at the bottom of the bin […]

Young Creative Network develops branding for Futurising event

The Young Creative Network is developing an identity and website for Futurising, an event which aims to find employment for creative graduates and engage employers and educators. Organised by University of the Arts London, Futurising will feature speakers including Saatchi & Saatchi chief executive David Kershaw.YCN [members pictured right] works as a consultancy and an […]

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