Loss adjuster Cunningham UK has merged with Ellis & Buckle, creating the country’s biggest claims and incident management business for the insurance industry. The identity is by Dew Gibbons. Wolff Olins has appointed Alice Huang, formerly head of new business at PR agency Hill and Knowlton, to the new position of head of marketing management.
Berketex Brides is to introduce a new retail concept at the Bluewater retail park in March, designed by specialist bridal store designer Martita Turland and Vincent Thompson Architects in London.
Quarto Design has created a new identity for Hazelwood Press which launches later this month. It will be applied to stationery and signage.
The Workroom has designed the 1997/8 annual report in the form of a fold-out map for RefAid, the UK-based charity which supports the work of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
Henley-on-Thames consultancy The Brand Development Business has appointed Mark Rhymes as a senior creative consultant from Jones Hallet Design Consultants and Rob Mance as a creative consultant from TMS Advertising.
Corporate Edge designed the DBA/Design Effectiveness Awards winning British Gas bill and not Siegel & Gale, as reported (DW 30 October).
Photographer Larry Bray shot emotive images of child models for this year’s ChildLine annual report. Designed by Hill Rae Smith Graphics the document features Bray’s images combined with extracts from letters sent to the charity. This is the fourth year the Sussex group has designed the annual report for the charity, which is chaired by TV personality Esther Rantzen.