10 August 2000

Media convergence progresses with launch of Network of the World

TV design specialist Red Pepper Film Company has created a seven-strong range of promotional packages for the launch of Network of the World, the world’s first fully converged TV and Internet broadcaster (DW 14 July). The promotions each reflect both the nature of one of Now.com’s five portals – Sport, Gamer, MP3TV, Earth and E-Mage […]

BBC unveils changes to digital channel strategy

The BBC has confirmed it is developing two new digital channels, BBC3 and BBC4, to replace the exisiting BBC Choice and BBC Knowledge. The TV giant has yet to make any formal announcement on the plans. BBC3 is reported to be targeted at younger viewers and could launch as early as next spring, while BBC4 […]

Colourful new toothbrush design from P&G

US consultancy Libby Perszyk Kathman has developed a new toothbrush for Procter & Gamble’s Crest brand. Using a palette of bright colours and featuring soft rubber ‘massaging tips’ to help remove plaque, the brush has an oversized, contoured grip of soft

Patrick Cox scent beautifully packaged

1950s Italian Murano glass and the cliche of pink for a girl, blue for a boy have inspired the packaging for Patrick Cox’s first fragrance, High, designed by South Paw Creative. A coloured glass flask containing the perfume sits inside a heavy transparent glass cube. The packaging has pink or blue blurred stripes with High […]

Burglary sting by Worksong

Worksong has created the identity for the Burglary in Britain campaign, a new joint initiative between Victim Support, the national charity for victims of crime, and Direct Line insurance. It aims to raise awareness of the effects of burglary on its victims. The marque incorporates the two logos, the campaign title and the strapline “bringing […]

Digest

For a second successive year, Hodges Associates has been appointed to design the Prima Baby Show at Olympia. In addition to creating the entrance area, the London exhibition specialist will design the main stand, baby care units, a theatre, café and a pus

Digest

The next of Design Week’s Big Picture series is published on 27 October. To request a design survey form for The Big Picture Leisure contact Natalie Spencer at natalies@centaur.co.uk, or on 020 7970 6666. The deadline for completion is 18 August.

Animal magic

Despite the adage never work with children or animals, designers have discarded this rule and used our feathered and furry friends as brand icons for years. The Nature of Selling, a Silk Pearce-sponsored exhibition at Colchester’s Natural History Museum, explores this phenomenon. Lost for beastie-themed identities? Try the HMV dog, the Frosties tiger, the Penguin […]

Package with a message

There’s more to the Post Office than the UK’s postal service, but only a small share of its customers are aware of this.

Digest

The Team has promoted former client leader Peter Mills to board director, while appointing two senior client managers to strengthen its branding team. Ailsa Burford has joined from Pearlfisher, and Rebecca Marshall from BCG.

Enterprise IG ignites Onesea

Enterprise IG has created a Jules Verne-inspired global identity for the first fibre optic submarine telecoms network linking the Mediterranean countries. Called Onesea, the £600m project features the strapline “ignited through fusion” and aims to achieve impact in the crowded telecommunications market. The visual identity features iridescent blue photography of sea creatures such as starfish […]

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