11 December 2003

Twin win in the DBA challenge

Two product design groups share top prize in this year’s Design Business Association Design Challenge, beating four other contenders. Factory Design and Seymour Powell are joint winners, respectively for a

Fuller takes Promise director post

Clare Fuller, former BamberForsyth Fitch director, latterly with Roundel, has become the first recruit to Promise Corporation, the nascent ‘brand business’ set up by ex-FutureBrand Europe, Middle East and Asia

Sole power

Vans footwear has been associated with the Californian skateboard scene for more than 25 years. John Cooper discovers why the company chose to open its global flagship on London’s Carnaby

Accounting for no taste

Why do we pretend to like things that are clearly outdated or tasteless? Hugh Pearman wishes we could see things clearly, without a distorted, ironic filter

Lou Cameron joins Nextbigthing

Former client services director at The Partners Lou Cameron has joined Nextbigthing, the creative group set up by former Tango creative director Glenn Harrison. Cameron will assume the same post

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