DTI trip proves to be ‘a turkey’

Designers attending the Department of Trade and Industry trade trip to a medical show in New York last week have returned disappointed. The trip was part of the DTI’s North

Digests

The insurance underwriters in the Lloyd’s syndicate called AF Beazley & Others are introducing a new name, Beazley, and a corporate identity designed by Lloyd Northover –

Fashion Clinic opens its pilot store in Lisbon

The University of Paisley is enticing prospective students with a new 1997/98 prospectus designed by Edinburgh design consultancy EH6. The complete redesign of the 104-page document uses reportage-style photography and

Imagination impresses millennium sponsors

A “thrilling” presentation of Imagination’s millennium exhibition design concepts to business chiefs has helped secure vital funding for the ailing project. Airports operator BAA has pledged up to 10m, subject

Package deals

Designer and client have to work very closely in packaging and branding. In a relationship which can make or break the project, how well do they communicate, and what do

Renfrewshire rejects 500 in logo free-pitch

Design consultancies who joined in a 500-strong free-pitch have been rejected by Renfrewshire District Council, which has shortlisted three logo concepts by non-designers. A “large proportion” of the submissions were

Chart topper for pop centre

Sheffield’s National Centre for Popular Music has appointed London’s The Visual Connection as project co-ordinator. The appointment is for a three-month contract and the consultancy will be paid 50 000

‘Selling show’ fails to attract

Last week’s first European Designer show in Maastricht has come under fire from UK participants “disappointed” by low attendance figures. But the organiser vows to continue with a similar event

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