11 September 2003

Vox Pop

The Ministry of Sound announced last week it was undergoing a major refurbishment and Cream is launching a national chain of DJ bars next month. What do you think superclubs

The festival hall of fame

Hugh Pearman enjoyed hearing a roomful of design luminaries recount the Festival of Britain, but wonders if such an uncynical zeitgeist can ever be reached again

Randak unveils signage system

Two leading retailers are trialling a ‘revolutionary’ self-initiated signage concept by Glasgow-based Randak Design, and several other organisations are in talks with the group to take on the product. Selfridges’


Top Drawer Autumn, from 14-16 September, gives you the opportunity to source the best design-led gifts and interior accessories. Venue: Earls Court 2, Warwick Road, London SW5. On 12 September

We weren’t sure…

We weren’t sure if this was for real at first, but we dialled the number and a nice young man told us what he could do with our Nokia 8310.

Last chance to see

Pop Art Prints, an exhibition of classic prints by American and British artists from the 1960s, shows until 14 September. Venue: Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3JL. Also

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