11 December 1997

Head-to-head for Tesco job

Wagstaffs made six people redundant on Monday in a “streamlining and restructuring exercise”, according to consultancy partner Jonathan Shaw. Four of the job losses are designers – one senior –

Bring out the Branson

The Virgin Global Challenger website has been launched to mark Virgin supremo Richard Branson’s third attempt at ballooning non-stop around the world next year. It has presented a unique challenge

Clubbed to death

Legendary south London nightclub Ministry of Sound has launched a magazine for its devotees. Inveterate clubber Lauren Mills finds it lacking in substance.

Design House hunts for staff

Design House is on the hunt for three senior designers following four major job wins. – “We have had such a fantastic year that the requirement is to staff up

T5op promotions as MTA expands

MTA Design’s client services director Ibrahim Ibrahim has been promoted to managing director, allowing chairman Maurice Acton to concentrate more fully on his role as chairman. The group is expecting

Targetting the little people

If trends in the US are anything to go by, designers and marketers should be lowering their sights and aiming at children as a route to their parents’ pockets. Mike


Over 70 respected professionals from within the photographic and creative worlds have been invited to nominate their favourite or most memorable photograph from 1997 for an exhibition of work entitled

Marque my words

All of us in the identity business have problems with definitions. Please don’t make matters worse by introducing “marque” as a substitute for “mark” (Comment, DW 28 November). Mark is,

Maf appointment

The new Ministry for Agriculture and Fisheries has appointed Tatham Pearce to create its identity, after a five-way paid pitch against Wolff Olins, The Jenkins Group, Central Office of Information

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