1 February 1996

Pricking myths about big dicks

Graphic designer Joe Lee-Brown doesn’t “play around with penises”, but he does “touch them up” – as part of his job. Lee-Brown designs page layouts for monthly magazines Vulcan and

Spring action

The local teams were the stars of this year’s Cologne fair, with the Italians and Spanish caught between shows. Lynda Relph-Knight reports

DBA project manager resigns

The Design Business Association is this week considering expanding its staff following the resignation of its project manager Polly Hosp. Hosp, who has been at the DBA since 1992, is

London group to promote UK in Hong Kong

The British Council has chosen London consultancy Wordsearch Communications to design a 100 000 exhibition to promote UK design in Hong Kong. Wordsearch won a credentials pitch this week. The

Rosen sights Brand Vision

David Rosen is setting up a packaging design and marketing research group, Brand Vision. It will use a roster of five senior freelance designers, says Rosen. Rosen was made redundant

Design fails to exploit tax gain

Design companies are failing to take full advantage of tax relief offered through profit-related pay (PRP) schemes, according to a new survey. Chartered accountant Binder Hamlyn surveyed design, PR, advertising


Henrietta House, designed by Building Design Partnership, has won the best new major development category in Westminster Council’s first Design for Excellence Awards. Turner Duckworth is designing the graphics for

Labour sets stage with media centre

The Labour Party’s new 420m2 media centre in a former cinema opened last week with interior design by Insight Architectural Design. The media centre is on the ground floor of

Gas companies review brands

Gas companies are in the throes of reviewing their branding as the Government erodes British Gas’s monopoly and allows suppliers to compete for domestic users. A pilot scheme in south

MinTatt takes a load of stick

A sweet idea from Minale Tattersfield is fast hitting rockbottom at NatWest. The group designed this campaign for the bank to promote a special offer on personal loans.

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