12 December 1996

DoE prefers mustachioed look

The Department of the Environment’s new marque may not be the most imaginative answer to an identity crisis, but it has certainly inspired creativity from one unknown source. Some pencil-wielding

Making necessary adjustments

The Disability Discrimination Act came into being this month. It calls for companies with more than 20 staff to adjust working environments to cater for the disabled. Matthew Valentine assesses

Springpoint plots a route

Realism is one of the guiding principles behind the first Clean Motor Show, which will be launched in Spring 1999 by the Ark Foundation. The organisation proposes practical solutions to

Safeway’s digital sell

Supermarket group Safeway is testing a digital point-of-sale TV system developed by Sampson Tyrrell Enterprise. It is being trialled at the Milton Keynes store. The system uses flat-screen technology and

Writs issued over Asda packaging

Supermarket chain Asda is embroiled in another copycat packaging row this week, following the issue of writs by Grand Metropolitan which allege passing off and copyright infringements by four of

FCO tenders tent jobs

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office is putting the design of two UK pavilions out to competitive tender. Between six and eight consultancies will be shortlisted on 10 January for the

Briefs

Rhodes Design has created the identity and graphics for Topshop’s own-brand cosmetics range Topshop Colour, which is being tested in 30 stores. Former Design Museum trustee Ian Hay Davison, chairman

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