Blue Orbit goes into administration

Reading-based digital design group, Blue Orbit, has gone into administration. According to Ross Gemmel of accountant Begbies Traynor, which is handling the administration process, the group called in administrators on

Harvey Nichols picks Thompson

Harvey Nichols is planning to unveil a range of specially- procured Australian foods under its Taste Australia banner, with a visual identity created by Leeds consultancy Thompson. Food and drink

Cast against stereotype

In spite of the media’s best efforts to reinforce the prima donna image, Adrian Shaughnessy thinks the public’s perception of designers is slowly improving

Nucleus snaps up New Wave

Nucleus has acquired on-line marketing specialist New Wave Marketing for an undisclosed sum. Under chairman Peter Matthews’ ‘buy and build’ strategy, the takeover is Nucleus’ second this year, following the

Last chance to see

The Other Flower Show, featuring ten garden shed installations by contemporary artists including Tracy Emin and Tord Boontje, concludes on 11 July. The wide range of installations on show include

Learning curve

Hannah Booth looks through the degree shows to find the creative stars of the next generation

Degree Shows

The Camberwell College of Arts MA Degree Show, featuring book arts, drawing, digital arts, conservation and print-making, is on from 7-10 July. Venue: Camberwell College of Arts, Peckham Road, London

Off-the-shelf legal offer

As Tesco unveils Legal Store, Trish Lorenz asks designers if they believe there is a case for branded legal services that target consumers more effectively

Fine US forecast for Lambie-Nairn

Screen branding group Lambie-Nairn has won the contract to rebrand The Weather Channel Companies in the US, for the first time since its inception in 1982. The branding project will

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