10 August 1995

Lodge promotes airport seats

The Eglin Concourse range of airport seating is being promoted via a marketing campaign designed by London consultancy Lodge Design. Already in use at Gatwick, Heathrow and other UK airports,


Orange is not the only colour, certainly when it comes to the packaging for carbonated orange drinks. Tango painted it black. And now Sunkist is turning blue. Designer Bruce Duckworth

Designers tune in to Cable TV

On-screen identity work is on the up as cable TV channels proliferate, reflecting the growing number of cable customers. Cable penetration into UK homes reached one million this summer. “Serious

Interaction takes off at Barrow museum

Attractability is designing an interactive exhibit for Barrow-in-Furness’s Dock Museum. The 200 000 contract was awarded to the Leeds consultancy by Barrow Borough Council. The new exhibit will join the

Hong Kong job for Met Studio

NEWS – Met Studio will pick up design fees of more than 200 000 for designing interiors and exhibitions for a 3.75m health education project in Hong Kong.


Self Evident – Saturday 12 August – Exhibition focusing on early African portraits, featuring the work of Mama Casset and Seydou Keita.

Breweries aim to cash in on gay bar market

Breweries keen to take advantage of lucrative niche markets are investing in opening and refurbishing gay-friendly bars and pubs. Pub managing company Ansells, part of Allied Domecq, opens its first

MetaDesign appointed by VW and Audi

Berlin’s MetaDesign has been appointed as the design consultancy for VW and Audi worldwide. – German car group VW has contracted MetaDesign for three years to “realign” the VW and

The Green(er) machine

Product designers are struggling to include an environmental aspect to their work, but industry interest is noticeably lacking. Gaynor Williams laments the slow response to Green innovation in the UK

Fame at last for Rowland-Hill

Things must be tough down in Bedford Square. It seems that Design Business Association chief executive Ian Rowland-Hill is reduced to begging for cash. The good news is that he

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