13 March 2008

Wine label branding off the shelf

The success of New World wines can be attributed to striking graphics as much as the quality of the product. David Benady examines how European brands are responding in the

Frederic Ruyant in profile

He trained as an architect, but Frédéric Ruyant doesn’t do buildings, preferring to design pieces for chic clients or display in top French museums.Trish Lorenz tries to keep up with

DBA inclusive design winners

Two groups are celebrating after the conclusion of the 2008 Design Business Association Inclusive Design Challenge. Winners Judge Gill and communications group Adare were named last night at a ceremony

Heatherwick design to be developed

A prefabricated stainless steel cladding system being used by Heatherwick Studio at Aberystwyth Arts Centre could be developed into a specifiable product.HS project manager Tom Chapman-Andrews says that the methods

Display dramatics

Window dressing can claim to be a very old form of marketing communication – after all, draping a couple of rabbits over a shop counter is a direct visual appeal

Entering the digital arena

Think creatively about digital design – and make sure you integrate these skills into the bloodstream of your offer, urges Thom Newton Over the past couple of years, most of

Back to black

Architect Jamie Fobert has collaborated with Givenchy’s fashion designer Riccardo Tisci to create some art-infused and highly conceptual interiors for the brand’s new Paris flagship. Caroline Roux is intrigued by


The Rector of the Royal College of Art, Professor Sir Christopher Frayling, is to step down next year. With fundraising challenges for its new applied arts campus lying ahead, who

Inspired, Guy Marshall – Small

In this modern world where design meets the Internet, what really inspires me is other design consultancies’ blogs. I love my regular read of what others in the industry have

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