12 October 2000

Scramble for Syzygy shares

European e-business solutions consultancy Syzygy has floated on Frankfurt’s Neuer Markt (DW 15 September). The flotation raised more than 62m Euros (£37m). Syzygy priced its initial public offering at 20

Crampton Smith to leave RCA

Gillian Crampton Smith, the Royal College of Art’s computer related design course director, is leaving at Christmas to set up the new Interaction Design Institute in Ivrea, near Milan in

Lumsden fills graphics post

Environmental design consultancy Lumsden Design has appointed Dan Ray as head of graphics. He joins from Point of Difference, where he was creative director. Ray replaces Charles Allan, who joined

Single currency

Graphic Design in Germany: 1890-1945 by Jeremy Aynsley does something very significant: through the example of Germany, it explores the context of the birth of graphic design. Aynsley starts his

Duo cooks up a new bread identity

A duo of design groups has worked together to develop packaging and branding for a new range of part-baked breads for agricultural group Yattendon Estates. Product design group Factory Design


Office design can play an important role in integration following a company merger. After BP and Amoco merged, Axis Design Europe was commissioned to upgrade facilities at the 1930s Sunbury

Appetite for new AWG identity

London design consultancy Appetite – formerly known as Beresfords has created a new identity for Anglian Water’s parent group, AWG. The change reflects the group’s expansion beyond the water industry


Bristol design consultancy Harris4Design has designed packaging for Cut and Run, a new board game released later this month by Cut and Run Productions.

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