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An exhibition of eco-bags is on display at the Creation Gallery in Ginza, Tokyo, to promote alternatives to the plastic shopping bag. Pictured is Johnson Banks’ design.

Purpose has designed the No Deal campaign against drug dealing, intimidation and antisocial behaviour in London’s Brixton. Smoking paraphernalia-inspired leaflets and posters will appear in the town centre and at Brixton Underground station from February, for three months.

The Royal College of Art is holding a number of exhibitions featuring work by postgraduates. The Communication Art and Design Interim Show runs from January to April, and includes graphics, illustrations, film and video work. The CA&D Show will run from 10 to 18 January.

Leeds Media has been rebranded by local consultancy and organisation member Thompson. Chapter Eight has been asked to create a website at www.leedsmedia.co.uk.

El Ultimo Grito will be showing new work in its Make Believe exhibition at the Stanley Picker Gallery, in London’s Kingston, from 11 January to 4 March. Children’s toys and graffiti are given the cerebral touch, to explore the meaning of objects.

Start-up London web design consultancy 72dotsperinch has created www.gallerisand.com, for Galleri Sand in Norway. The dual language Flash website showcases artists’ work, using music, video clips and images.

FutureBrand has redesigned the visual identity for computer chip brand Intel. The new look will adorn all Intel advertising and computer hardware from this week on. Intel’s sonic brand jingle will not be changed.

An exhibition of eco-bags is on display at the Creation Gallery in Ginza, Tokyo, to promote alternatives to the plastic shopping bag.

PJ Smoothies relaunches this week with a brand identity and packaging created by the London office of Landor Associates. The group was appointed under its existing relationship with PJ Smoothies brand owner PepsiCo.

London design and art direction consultancy Big Active and French artist Geneviève Gauckler have created the visuals for the launch of Lane Crawford’s Pacific Place fashion and home store in Hong Kong.

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