14 August 2003

Entertainer flagship by D&P hits the stage

Dalziel & Pow has created a flagship store for toy retailer The Entertainer, opening next month at the Birmingham Bullring, as well as revamping the brand’s equally large Kingston outlet, due to reopen in October.

Reigniting the sparks

While we’re seeing the fallout of consultancies from the harsh economic climate, Glenn Tutssel is sure the UK design industry has the wherewithal to bounce back

O2 flagship stores up work for trio of consultancies

A triumvirate of design consultancies has collaborated on the redesign of O2’s flagship store on Oxford Street, the first of 50 new stores the company is planning to open on a fast-track programme around the country by October. Murray 03, Digit and Ideo have created interiors, an interactive window and an LED ‘wall’ respectively. The […]

Name waters our Capital of Culture status down

Word has it the good burghers of Liverpool have gone all posh now that the city has bagged Capital of Culture status: they want to drop the name Merseyside in favour of something grander. What folly is this? It’s like the family from Bread upping and moving to Formby. Don’t they realise that Merseyside – […]

Redhouse Lane publishes wins

Redhouse Lane is designing a string of corporate magazines that together add up to more than £1m in fees for the group, it has emerged this week. The first editions of all three publications are due to appear next month. A five-year contract to design the Department of Health’s employee publication, a monthly broadsheet called […]

JHP flies in to Italian airport

JHP has been appointed to design a retail concept for Italy’s Ancona Falconara airport, which is currently being extended to become the gateway to the Umbria region. At present, the scope of the group’s work includes creating consistent retail areas in arrivals, departures and the airport’s central hall. The project may encompass branding, but a […]

Design initiative boosts links to local business

Design groups in Liverpool will be given a boost next month through a campaign to promote their services to businesses of all sizes across the region. Liverpool and Manchester Design Initiative believes many local companies are failing to recognise the value of design and under-investing as a result. It has devised a ‘toolkit’ for improved […]

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