08 October 2009

Parker Williams designes packaging for Waitrose

Parker Williams has designed packaging for Waitrose’s new range of Italian pasta sauces. The six products will be available in stores this month. Parker Williams creative director Jo Saker says, ‘Our brief was to create a strong sense of Italian style and skill, but without the over-used Tuscan imagery. We wanted a design that is […]

Beef creates an identity and website for Gap Medics

Beef has created an identity and website for Gap Medics, a new initiative from charity Work The World aimed at 16- to 18-year-olds interested in studying medicine abroad. The consultancy has designed a brand it says looks ‘youth-oriented but not trendy’ with a ‘textural and slightly urban’ font. Split photography is used across communications to […]

Ferrari announces collaboration with Chinese artist Lu Hao

Ferrari has announced a collaboration with Chinese artist Lu Hao to produce a one-off paintwork design for the Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano China, which takes inspiration from the Ge Kiln porcelain from the Song Dynasty. The cracked glaze pattern has been produced to give the effect of texture. A gala auction event to sell the […]


Conran Octopus and the Design Museum have launched a new book called Design in Britain. What design do you think best sums up Britain?

Kingston University’s MA Design show

News in Pictures

Kingston University’s MA Design show opens today, exhibiting work including Wannayos Boonperm’s transformed office products and Sara Lanca’s Lake Chad table, which highlights global fresh water mismanagement.

All Tomorrow’s Posters

When All Tomorrow’s Parties came along ten years ago, its founder, Barry Hogan, had a vision of setting the festival apart from the likes of Glastonbury and Reading by staying intimate, non-corporate and fan-friendly. Each festival was curated by significant bands or artists, making for an ever-unusual mix of events and musical genres. Even though […]

Give them a reason to stay

As the economy slowly picks up, clients should be guided to make the most of more limited budgets to influence consumer behaviour, says Paul King


Geezer pleasers

The ‘bloke’ sector is growing with the increase in the number of men living alone and shopping for themselves. David Benady looks at how food brands are hoping to cater to them with a slew of new macho ranges

Light work

Three different European projects illustrate how innovative use of lighting can transform outdoor environments. Anna Bates looks at a temporary rooftop restaurant in Paris, a riverside in Gothenburg and a port in Bardolino

Paula Dib

Profile – Paula Dib

Paula Dib discovered that the best way to get involved in sustainable design was to start her own community projects at home in Brazil. Gina Lovett talks to the former British Council award-winner about her vision

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