12 February 2004

750Mph sounds out Tonic’s website work

Tonic has been appointed to design a website for London-based sound design and audio post-production house 750mph, for a five- figure sum. Tonic won the work after a three-way pitch last month. The site will be aimed primarily at attracting interest from clients producing commercials for television, cinema, radio and viral media. ‘Visibly and audibly […]

The eye of the brainstorm

Hugh Pearman doubts he will win the design competition he just entered, but it’s not about the winning, it’s the time, thought and effort required to take part

Channel 4 launches gscEase website

Channel 4 has launched website gscEase, designed and branded by Cimex Media. The microsite of www.channel4.com offers learning support for students and teachers of vocational GCSEs.

Turner Contemporary opens in Margate

Turner Contemporary, a £20m art gallery, opens on Margate’s stone pier in 2007 and promises to offer a diverse programme of art. Much of this will ‘echo the pioneering approach’ of its namesake Joseph Mallord William Turner, while there will also be ‘opportunities on an annual basis’ to see the master’s work, a recent press […]

Cog designs On Tour

Cog has designed On Tour (below), the biannual drama and dance magazine published by the British Council. Cog was briefed to bring a magazine sensibility to On Tour’s design.

Pumping up the jargon at Medical Device Show

You can’t beat a good quality pump, as visitors to the Medical Device Technology Show this week will attest. Headlining the show is the Watson-Marlow Bredel-designed 400 series OEM pumps, and the unique platinum-cured, laser etched silicone tubing, Pumpsil. The curious among you can rest easy in the knowledge that it has been designed specifically […]

NHSU free pitch deters designers

Consultancies have reacted to a controversial Government free pitch by withdrawing from the process. Two groups have declined to pitch for places on the NHS University roster in protest. Industry sources suggest the NHSU originally invited ten design groups to participate in the pitch, which will take place this week with the remaining eight groups. […]

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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 […]