11 April 2002


John Knowles Ritchie has redesigned the European packaging for ICI Paints’ metal care brand Hammerite. The new look features a revamped version of the Hammerite arch and is blue in an effort to make a bolder in-store impact. Packs will appear on shelves from the end of this week.


SteersMcGillan launches a new logo for the Clore Duffield Foundation next week. The logo shows a ‘C’ with a ‘D’ seen in the negative space and aims to create a positive and distinctive look for the foundation.


Kysen Group has named and branded a campaign to promote Panasonic’s sponsorship of the Formula One team Toyota Racing. It has also created a microsite for the campaign, entitled the Panasonic Grand Prix Challenge.


Design Connection’s Nick Jenkins has created a new visual identity for The Stationery Office, the Government’s publishing service. The brief for the identity, launched this week, was to provide a more contemporary feel to emphasise the 200-year-old service’s relevance in the digital age.

National Trust trials restaurant concept by First

The National Trust is piloting a bistro-style restaurant concept in Northern Ireland, designed by retail consultancy First, with plans to roll out the concept to other parts of the UK later this year. According to a National Trust spokeswoman, the concept represents a new direction for the brand’s catering offer, which currently has a ‘tearoom’ […]

BBC MediaArc airs the identity for BBC Broadcast

BBC MediaArc, the BBC’s in-house design resource, has created the visual identity for BBC Broadcast. The consultancy has also created a website, a four-second sting, which will be applied to showreels and video case studies, and all literature, which includes marketing material, brochures and stationery. The logo, which launched last week, features a play on […]

Football heroes celebrated as you moisten the stamps

I was interested to read in Design Week’s Dairy section that the Isle of Man Post Office is commissioning World Cup stamps featuring footballers such as Manchester United’s David Beckham and Liverpool’s Michael Owen (DW 28 March). As a football fan, and an avid West Ham United supporter, I applaud such an initiative, as the […]

Puffed up job titles only the bearer understands

New appointments might not be abundant in the design industry at the moment, but new job titles seem to be taking the industry by storm. We think that it all started with Michael Wolff as head of imagination at The Fourth Room and it seems a new fad has taken hold. Last week we noticed […]

Top 100 survey calls for entries

Preparations for Design Week’s 2002 Top 100 Consultancy Survey are underway with the publication this week of the questionnaire which forms the basis for the data. To enhance validity the results this year will be based on audited figures and analysed by Amanda Merron of accountancy firm Willott Kingston Smith. To take part in the […]


Silk Pearce has designed a corporate brochure for Maybridge Chemical Company. The design is inspired by the Cornish landscape.

Still Waters manages MHA image

Still Waters Run Deep has been appointed to create an identity, website and print material for public sector management consultancy MHA. Ideas for a name change will also be part of the job. The fee for the work is yet to be finalised, but is expected to be in the region of £30 000, says […]

Restructure co-founder to educate Design Museum

The Design Museum has appointed Restructure co-founder Helen Evenden as its first head of educational activities since 1998, as part of its commitment to increase the emphasis on its education programme. Responsibility for education at the museum for the past year had been given to former deputy director Vanessa Swann, who left last week to […]

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