10 February 2005

Student shows

The New MA and other Post Graduate Contemporary Art Exhibition 2005, until 5 March, features work by students from the Royal College of Art, Edinburgh College of Art and Central St Martins College of Art and Design, among others. Venue: Atkinson Gallery, Millfield, Street, Somerset BA16 0YD. Presentations of projects by second-year students, including architectural […]

Time Warner Book Group wants an Unreal identity

Time Warner Book Group UK is creating its first ‘design-led’ identity to sit alongside its seven imprint titles, including Abacus, Atom, Little Brown, Orbit and Virago Press, as part of a long-term strategy to grow the company. The UK branch of the Time Warner Book Group, housed under media giant Time Warner’s Time Inc. unit, […]

Four IV takes a swing at American Golf store

Four IV is putting together a concept store design for European retailer American Golf, which is likely to be completed early next year. The consultancy has also overhauled the retailer’s in-store graphics and identity. Dropping the word ‘Discount’ from the previous name – American Golf Discount – the identity launches in five new stores over […]

In the bag

Fashion designers are turning to graphic designers to add those prestigious finishing touches that make their products stand out from the crowd, says Hannah Booth

Learn how to haggle

When clients try and formalise their procurement systems designers have to stand up to the negotiators and emphasise the value of their work, says John Mathers

George Hardie to publish book of hand illustrations

George Hardie, the illustrator behind the Robotic Handshake design on Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here album, is to publish a book of hand illustrations. Manual launches next month and a selection of Hardie’s new drawings will be shown in A Show Of Hands, an exhibition at Bedales Gallery in Petersfield that opens on 23 […]

Timberland on track with Rowland interiors

Rowland Design is producing an interior scheme for a 390m2 space that will act as a UK showroom for outdoor footwear and apparel manufacturer Timberland. The client, which is based in New Hampshire in the US, operates a national headquarters in each of its European markets, using a showroom to demonstrate the latest product ranges […]

Brewer Riddiford looks at food brand

Brewer Riddiford has been appointed by fine food producer Leathams to revitalise its Merchant Gourmet brand. The consultancy was selected after credentials presentations from a final shortlist of two groups. Initial redesigns will involve the packaging of Merchant Gourmet’s top 15 lines, comprised of approximately 70 products, before rolling out across the complete portfolio. The […]

Strategy overhaul for Dixons Group

Dixons Group is reviewing the retail design across its portfolio of store brands. Dixons, Currys and The Link have all recently appointed design consultancies to work on potential retail formats. It is understood that the group is in discussions with additional consultancies. Dixons is examining a range of store concepts, which may appear on the […]

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