Partners’ Insight into HBOS division

The Partners is working to finalise the brand identity for Insight Investment, the newly renamed asset management arm of high street bank HBOS, as the brand gears up for a full-scale relaunch in the fourth quarter of the year. The work, covering brand guidelines, a website and marketing materials, is due for completion by the […]

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Plan-B has designed the identity, stationery and website for business consultant The Thinking Box. The work launches next week.

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Edinburgh-based consultancy Redpath has been appointed by bookseller Blackwells and its subsidiary James Thin to design in-store graphics and merchandising at its Scottish branches. Brand integration between the two companies is likely, but a consultancy has yet to be appointed for this work, according to a Redpath spokeswoman.

Black Pig urging kids to do the write thing

Kids, when will they ever learn? Black Pig has designed the first edition of a 36-page newspaper written and produced by ‘young people’, as well as creating the website (www.the-paper.org), posters and press badges. In addition to giving the writers an outlet for their comments, views, ideas and creativity The Paper, which is distributed to […]

Future date

The next Interiors Forum takes place on 23 July. This house believes that multidisciplinary agencies provide the future for clients is chaired by Design Week editor Lynda Relph-Knight. Contact: adam.fennelow@design events.co.uk or call Adam on 020 7247 6116. Venue: New Hunts House, Guy’s Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London SE1.

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Greene Design has created a 16-page Harley Davidson merchandise catalogue for supplier De-Lux Merchandise, which launches this month. The commemorative catalogue, which has been created in support of Harley Davidson’s 100th anniversary next year, will be rolled out in the US, Europe and the Middle East.

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London’s new City Hall opens next week, with office interiors by Alexi Marmot Associates.

Kern sets the standard for intellectual porno

Never averse to showcasing raw talent, the Institute of Contemporary Arts is bringing the work of American filmmaker and photographer Richard Kern to London. A series of stills from his recent book Model Release show girls in ‘more or less standard pornographic poses’ (pictured: Joyce flosses Kim, 1999), which begs the question: what exactly is […]

Applied Arts Agency’s exhibition Flat Pack opens on 1 August

Designers Thorsten Franck, Rachel Kelly and Droog Design will all exhibit new work at the Applied Arts Agency’s exhibition Flat Pack. Work on show includes Franck’s collapsible furniture collection Build-in-a-minute, which can be quickly assembled without tools; and Kelly’s interactive wallpaper and panels, a set of hand-screenprinted, wallpaper panels that are manufactured using digital cutting […]

Competition for School furniture

The Department for Education and Skills and the Design Council are calling for entries to the Furniture for the Future scheme, designed to deliver innovative products into the school-furniture market. Under the scheme, £20 000 will be available to each of three successful design and manufacturing teams to develop and prototype an idea. See www.designcouncil. […]

Charged up

More accustomed to the sweat and noise of actual clubs, John Cooper pops by a new exhibition that attempts to capture the club spirit in a gallery

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Jaywing creates branding for cultural initiative Hull 2017

Consultancy Jaywing has created the place branding for Hull 2017, the initiative marking the northern city’s status as UK City of Culture. The logo is an “H” shape constructed out of a series of geometric lines, used against a colourful palette of purple, green, yellow, blue and pink. Gavin Shore, creative director at Jaywing, says […]