10 October 2002

Exhibitions

Eight female artists explore daily issues and supporting a family while juggling jobs and creating art in ceramics, photography and textiles at Under Your Skin from 10-14 October. Venue: 1 Audrey Street, London E2. Artists Olga and Alexander Florensky, founders of the MITKI group of artists, show a mix of sculpture, architecture, fine art and […]

Digest

Underwired has been appointed by the National Missing Persons Helpline to design an interactive multimedia game that teaches teenagers the pitfalls of running away from home. The game will launch early next year.

NB Studio has…

NB Studio has created graphic artwork for the Americans exhibition opening tomorrow (Thursday) at the National Portrait Gallery in London. Designed by At Large, the exhibition is an exploration of the lives of 120 significant men and women in the history of the US including heroes, writers, musicians, artists and statesmen from George Washington to […]

Groups decorate Art Attack brand

Big Idea and Volcano have developed the branding and identity for a range of paints and kits for children’s rooms, carried exclusively by B&Q, which launch this week. Art Attack – My Room is a decorative range through which children can explore their creative potential. It comprises base wall paints, toolboxes, stencils, stickers and brushes, […]

DBA announces shortlist ahead of IDEA ceremony

This year’s winners of the Design Business Association International Design Effectiveness Awards are announced on Friday, with the organisers putting greater emphasis than ever before on the value of design as a business investment. DBA chairman Paul Priestman says, ‘With the current economic climate, and at a time when confidence has been knocked, it’s arguable […]

De Beers LV retail venture engaged

The Partners has created an identity to promote diamond brand De Beers’ first foray into the consumer market, which makes its entrance with the opening of a 418m2 store at 45 Old Bond Street, London next month. The De Beers store, designed by architect Antonio Citterio and Partners, is the first of an anticipated series […]

CPB pots Munch Bunch rebrand

Coley Porter Bell has redesigned the identity and packaging for Nestle’s newly-acquired Munch Bunch range of yogurts and fromage frais, which launch next week. CPB, appointed on the strength of its previous work for Nestle, was tasked with appealing to both mother and child.

Under the surface

Strikes, delays and more strikes – but the London Underground doesn’t compare too badly with other cities’ systems, says Hugh Pearman

Book

Furniture Design, edited by Cristina Montes, includes contemporary 20th century designs from Philippe Starck to Antonio Gaudi. The book is published by TeNeues this week, priced £12.50.

CGI adds fun to Rank.com look

CGI Brandsense has revamped the visual language of gaming and gambling website portal Rank. com, and is now working on applying the designs to membership packs and cards. The consultancy has introduced a more illustrative visual style and a handwritten-effect typeface to meet the main objective of the brief, to make the website more approachable […]

Digest

Debi Ani Associates has designed teaching materials for The Anne Frank Trust UK’s study programme for secondary schools. A component of the ‘citizenship’ course – new to the National Curriculum this academic year – the project also includes the Anne Frank Awards for Moral Courage that will be nominated by young people.

Building bloks

Dominic Lutyens travels to the Czech Republic to meet up-coming design group Olgoj Chorchoj

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