For the French cultural theorist Gaston Bachelard, every interior corner was the ‘very germ of a room, of a house’. In Around the Corner, her first solo furniture exhibition, Amanda
A studio complex that encourages design and technology companies to pitch jointly for digital media projects opened in Bristol last week. Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling cut the ribbon
The unveiling of the Xperia X1 phone in Barcelona on 10 February marked the launch of Sony Ericsson’s Xperia brand. Designed by its in-house team, the X1 has a qwerty
The face of Tate Modern’s forthcoming spring blockbuster show has been created by Rose Design. The Dada-inspired exhibition – The Moment Art Changed Forever – opens to the public this
GlaxoSmithKline is launching an innovative aerosol gel for its Aquafresh toothpaste range, designed by London consultancy Slice Design. Slice’s work on the Aquafresh product extends from the custom-designed cap to
Architect Tim Pyne is planning to open a temporary hotel in London by the end of this year called M-hotel. The M-hotel brand (pronounced motel) is a development of Pyne’s
From next month, design consultancies employing illegal workers will face hefty fines and possibly jail. The 2006 Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act’s data-sharing code of practice comes into force on
Pizza brand Goodfella’s is launching new-look packaging designed by Jeli. The nascent consultancy claims it beat a Northern Foods-rostered group to clinch the job.
First Signs & Labels has created a low-energy sign for the University of Hertfordshire, with plans to power it by wind turbine. The logo was created by Lloyd Northover.
Design Bridge is promoting creative team head Claire Wells to the new role of creative director and appointing former De Beers planning and research head Jeanne Manuli as senior brand
The Institute of Chartered Foresters is launching a new identity, created by Edinburgh graphic design consultancy Studio LR.
China represents a huge business opportunity for any consultancy, but it’s not an easy market to crack. Martin Darbyshire offers some hard-won tips on how to succeed In January I