The result of three years and 16m of research and development, the Philishave Reflex Action is a new family of Philips electric shavers. Designed by an in-house team led by

DoH shows signs of unhealthy behaviour

Four things depressed me about the piece on the announcement by the Department of Health of a 38-strong design roster (DW 28 June), which included the astonishing revelation that “the

Powell laps up words of sympathy

Designers can save s on birthday and get well cards by drawing their own. Seymour Powell has already established itself as a leader in this field, with Richard Seymour having

Videophone network targets pub audience

Allied Domecq Leisure is introducing an in-pub videophone network, designed by CHBi Interactive Media. Targeted at 18-26-year-olds, Xchange is part of Pubnet, also being designed and developed for Allied Domecq

IDEO takes top prize

IDEO has swept the board at Germany’s Design Innovations ’96 competition, winning ten design Red Dots and being named design team of the year. Nicholas Grimshaw and Partners picked up


Goalkeepers are the unsung heroes of soccer, according to publisher Boxtree in a book to be launched on 30 September. One, Images of a Goalkeeping Season is a collection of


Last week’s Royal Show at Stoneleigh featured a debut for Aero System Structure, a new tensile exhibition stand designed by Event Exhibition & Design in Wiltshire.

Many rivers to cross

The tallest building in the world is about to be built by an Asian woman; nanotechnology is almost at our fingertips and marketing may finally die its much-prophesied death –

Intergraphic heads east

London corporate design group Intergraphic has opened its first overseas branch in Bahrain. The Bahrain office is intended to serve the three-year-old consultancy’s client base in the Middle East.


This angry looking chap in a nightie is posing for Daniel Freaker’s photograph for Free Beer, an exhibition of work by more than 30 young London artists. Painting, sculpture and

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