International lighting company Emess has published its 1994 annual report, designed for the third year running by Four IV. Emess, which owns commercial and architectural lighting company Marlin, saw turnover rise by 11 per cent to Ãº145.1m and pre-tax profits jump 60 per cent to Ãº6.4m. The report features a wraparound cover shot of a Marlin installation, the Michael Hopkins-designed Inland Revenue building in Nottingham. `It has a Jules Verne feel,’ says Four IV partner and the report’s designer Andy Bone.
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