Confectionery giant Cadbury Schweppes has appointed the consultancy 35 Communications to design and produce its 2006 annual review and report, following a four-way pitch.35 Communications beat Pauffley, SAS and incumbent of eight years Addison to win the pitch, which took place after the shortlisting of eight design consultancies.This is the first time the consultancy has […]
Silk Pearce has designed a set of flyers for the Britten Sinfonia, to highlight its 2007 concert series in and around Cambridge and East Anglia.
Woolworths South Africa has appointed Pearlfisher to overhaul its entire range of packaging spanning 4000 products. Based in Cape Town, Woolworths SA sells a range of food, clothing and homeware products, though it is not linked to the UK retailer.
Further speculation over the future format of the Design Museum’s much-hyped Designer of the Year competition has been fuelled with the news that the contest will not be supported by an exhibition this year.
The Crafts Council is planning to launch a revitalised visual identity and has appointed Intro in a six-way pitch to assess its current branding.As part of a wide-reaching assessment of the organisation, Crafts Council director Rosy Greenlees will unveil the identity alongside a redrafted ‘mission statement’ setting out the council’s role and objectives.Although Greenlees declines […]
The launch of the iPhone in California last week shows that Apple has not lost its touch. It has countered criticism that it had reached a plateau in terms of design, based on last year’s relatively conservative launches, and demonstrated once more that it is ahead of the game and can even beat rivals in […]
The work of Benedict Radcliffe, head of experiential design at Glasgow consultancy Stand, will be shown at the Paul Smith Mayfair shop on Albermarle Street, W1 from 7 to 16 February. Radcliffe’s work combines engineering and sculpture with graphic and industrial design. The exhibition, Modern Japanese Classics & Other Works, includes full-scale, 3D wire cars […]
The London Development Agency is to further delay the publication of its full-scale economic evaluation into the London Design Festival until next month.
Konica Minolta is set to show off a ‘pimped up’ prototype photocopier design, created for the photo imaging giant by Factory Design.
Design Council deputy chief executive Harry Rich has been appointed to the Press Complaints Commission charter compliance panel.
Retail design consultancy Colin Williams Design and sculptor Andrew Miller have joined forces to create an unusual retail outlet at the soon-to-open £19m Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art.The shop is made entirely from black Corian and the 3D structural form is designed to look more like an art installation than a traditional art gallery shop. […]
Land Securities, the £14bn property developer, has launched a redesigned corporate identity this week, created by Hat Trick Design Consultants.The consultancy was appointed to rebrand the UK’s largest listed property developer following a paid pitch against Williams Murray Hamm and SAS Design in January last year. Its logotype design replaces the previous ‘block’ identity, originally […]