11 April 1996

Experience and who you know get work

Think tank The Henley Centre is “surprised” at the result of its new report, which reveals that experience of a client’s industry and prior work for the client are the

Fees battle continues

Exhibitions consultancy Brennan & Whalley, its client British Nuclear Fuels and architectural practice David Marks Julia Barfield this week took part in a legal review over a fees dispute.

Logo pause in media merger

United News & Media, parent company of United Newspapers, has not yet asked design groups to work on a name and identity since its 3bn merger with media and broking

Training spotting

Although an overwhelming 79 per cent of UK companies say they regard training as a priority, only eight per cent set aside any budget for it, according to research by

Combining old skills with modern methods

I thoroughly agree with Janice Kirkpatrick’s comments on modern typography. I too learnt my typography setting cold metal and hand-leading. Now I use a DTP programme with “auto-hyphenate” turned off.

Gatwick Express to see overhaul

A thorough design overhaul of the Gatwick Express rail link is being planned by National Express after the transport group won the franchise to run the service. And more branding

Design event fails to appeal

Design Matters 96, a two-day programme of seminars in the north of England aimed at business people, has been postponed because it failed to attract its target audience. While members

Clinic that smells like team spirit

If you attended the ITV Marketing Awards on Tuesday night, the Sky table was the one not to sit downwind of. Design Clinic, which has the responsibility of keeping Sky’s

Grand Masters and whizz kids

The Design Museum is gearing up for 100 Masterpieces, an exhibition of twentieth century furniture from the Vitra Design Museum in Germany. It will include the famous zig-zag chair by

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