Blaak appoints Saturday

Saturday has been appointed to manage branding for fashion label Blaak. The work includes an update of the company’s corporate identity, advertising and marketing material.

Executive airline takes to the skies

Brand Environment is creating an identity and interiors for fledgling UK business airline Duo, which will be unveiled in October to mark the opening of the airline’s second UK base, in Edinburgh. The project is worth in excess of £100 000 in fees to the group. Duo will compete with European airlines flying to destinations […]

Wolff adds flavour to dogs’ dinner

Wolff Olins has whistled up a new name for Spanish pet food giant Gallina Blanca Purina, as its owner Agrolimen puts on an English accent to broaden its appeal. The rebrand is the culmination of a 12-month project by the group, which won the work in May 2002 after a four-way pitch against Landor Associates, […]

Turner Centre high on the Agenda

Agenda Design is to paint the brand strategy for Margate’s £20m Turner Centre, a visual arts gallery planned for the town’s seafront and the mainstay of culturally-led regeneration in the area. The brief is expected to involve a full audit of the scope of the brand, including naming, as well as identity work and signage, […]

Vox pop

Top Shop is planning to sell ‘sex and underwear’ from an in-store boutique, placing erotica firmly on the high street. But will sex toys lose some of their provocative cachet in a flagship retail environment more associated with teens than titillation? Ho

Degree shows

Graduates from The Surrey Institute of Art & Design’s branding and packaging design course are displaying their work until 13 July.

New architecture influenced by animal form

New architecture is increasingly influenced by animal forms, contends Hugh Aldersey-Williams in Zoomorphic, New Animal Architecture. The book looks at a ‘rash of buildings inspired by bizarre animals’ and its 260 illustrations feature work from Renzo Piano, Santiago Calatrava and Foster & Partners. It has been produced to accompany the Victoria & Albert Museum’s Zoomorphic […]

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