1 September 2005

WMH flavour for Sainsbury’s So packaging

Sainsbury’s is relaunching its Organics range, renamed and redesigned as So by Williams Murray Hamm. The packaging features plant saplings to highlight farming methods and botanical-style captions provide information on each product.The initiative is part of the supermarket’s aim to become the leading destination for organic foods. More than 100 lines are being added, taking […]

Bigger nuts from Pure-Equator

Just Brazils, the chocolate nut brand owned by Fox’s Confectionery, has redesigned its logo, packaging and on-pack graphics with Pure-Equator. The last comprehensive redesign of the brand was by Sieberthead five years ago. Pure-Equator has created a more premium look for the confectionery range, developing the logo to raise the prominence of the Just Brazils […]

Bd-ntwk wins Peugeot pitch

Bd-ntwk has won a six-way pitch to design the launch materials for the new Peugeot 407 coupé, set to appear in Paris this November.

News in Pictures

1 Cog Design has designed the fifth edition of the British Council’s news and information journal On Tour. 2 Imagination Technologies’ Pure Digital is launching the Oasis radio. Pure Digital claims the model, created by Therefore, is the first rechargeable Digital Audio Broadcast radio that is built to ‘withstand the rigours of outdoor life’. 3 […]

Arnolfini reopens with new identity and spaces

A host of designers and artists has contributed to a programme of redevelopment and expansion at Bristol contemporary arts centre Arnolfini, which finally reopens next weekend. The two-year project has extended the venue’s galleries and project spaces, under a scheme created by architect Snell Associates. Improvements to the layout of its four floors and five […]

A great scrawl of china

As the sleeping giant of the Far East wakes up to the 21st century, a new V&A exhibition offers a snapshot of a nation in an extreme state of flux. But is it trying too hard to impress, wonders Edward Barber

Ingo Maurer creates ‘zen rooms’ for German subway

German artist and lighting designer Ingo Maurer is developing unusual sensory-based concepts to light up a central subway system in Germany. The aim is to create a series of ‘zen rooms’ for seven underground stations in the city of Karlsruhe. The designer’s intention is to relax passengers, significantly evolving lighting formats traditionally used for underground […]

Fold 7 styles Home Choice call centres

Fold 7 has created workspace interiors at television and Internet company Home Choice, aiming to realise the company’s Neville Brody-designed identity within the physical space. The first phase of the work was seen at the company’s 300-strong call centre in Stevenage last week, ahead of the launch of the identity this week. According to Home […]

26 Collective and LCC go full circle on Tube study

A collaborative project between design students of the London College of Communication and writers from the 26 collective is to examine all the stations of London Underground’s Circle Line. The project, titled From Here to Here, will spawn a book, exhibition and series of posters to coincide with the London Design Festival and is part […]

WPP reports strong results

WPP reported a strong set of first half results last week, with direct marketing, Internet and interactive sectors and healthcare communications in particular showing healthy growth. Overall billings at the group were up almost 24 per cent year on year.

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