11 January 1996

The titillation of being by the sea

The late and not so great Robert Maxwell once said the Daily Mirror’s topless model page could be classified as “art” because nipples were – occasionally – covered up. Surprisingly

Turkey now open for graphic business

Turkey will become a land of opportunity for graphic designers, following the start of its customs union with the European Union later this month. Under the new arrangement, Turkey must

Changing ways for DW survey

Top-level changes expected this week at Sainsbury’s should speed up the appointment of a new design director to replace Steven Gravelle, who left the supermarket chain last month. ‘We want

Estate agent converts logo

Knight Frank and Rutley, estate agent to the rich and famous for 100 years, is introducing a shorter name, Knight Frank, and a revised identity designed by Sampson Tyrrell. The


‘I would agree that good design is priceless, but it should never be precious’ Les Perez, head of corporate communications at Fife Council which has just held a self-confessed ‘European

Pentagram promotion

Peter Foskett has been promoted to become Pentagram’s sixth associate and will work in the London office. Foskett joined the group in 1979. Meanwhile, Robert Brunner has left Apple in

Music centre plans firm up

The choice of an exhibition designer is next on the agenda for Sheffield’s planned 10m National Centre for Popular Music. Architect Branson Coates this week won the race to design

Sniffing out the bad guys is no mean feat

Every design-conscious young person needs training shoes, delicately scuffed, loosely tied, with huge tongues, ready to be topped by a statement-making T-shirt and a petulant expression. The problem with trainers

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