14 March 2002

Pizza calendar

Design: Lynn Trickett, Brian Webb and Katja Thielen Paper: Dutchman, available at the VIP A play on the fast-food industry, Trickett & Webb’s pizza calendar was sent out in a flat-pack, takeaway pizza box. Each month is the work of a well-known illustrator such as Marion Deuchars and Jeff Fisher. Trickett & Webb came up […]

Total Banana Bread Beer package by Santamaria

Santamaria has designed the logo, bottle, box and pump clip for cask ale Banana Bread Beer, which will be launched by Charles Wells Brewery on 20 March. The ale will be unveiled simultaneously at the London Drinker Beer Festival, which runs from 20-22 March, and in Tesco and Safeway. It takes its name from the […]

Senior creatives show off best sides when profiled

I agree with Ian Cochrane’s quote, ‘no-one should ever be hired at a senior level without being profiled beforehand’ (DW 28 February). As a psychometric tester, I know this is a valuable tool that can highlight the key motivators of a potential recruit. It can also be used in team building and appraisals. While I […]

BAA’s Turner takes on consultant role

BAA group design director Raymond Turner is leaving the airport company to pursue a broader-based career as an independent consultant, from April. Under the company name of Raymond Turner Associates, he will divide his time between projects at design consultancy Marketplace, the New West End Company and BAA. Turner will be managing a raft of […]

Post Office brand still sends message to its customers

It’s disappointing to see that Interbrand director of verbal identity John Simmons has jumped on to the bandwagon of Consignia-bashing (Vox Pop, DW 28 February). I’ve seen a few rants like this recently, and all neglect to point out two rather important points. First of all, Post Office has not disappeared as a brand. Consignia […]

Charity’s arrow marque gets punters in a quiver

As the FutureBrand-designed identity for Cancer Research UK rolls out across the nation, it’s directional arrow logo ended up getting some Design Week hacks a little lost in Hampshire over the weekend. In Eastleigh, the temporary-looking, pieced-together shop-front signage on the High Street did a good job of directing the customer toward its neighbour, Scope. […]

The Field delivers image for Hampshire Cricket

This month, Hampshire County Cricket Club will be rebranded as Hampshire Cricket and will unveil its revamped identity. Created by The Field, the new identity is designed to reflect fundamental changes in the club’s structure, as well as its fortunes and location. At the end of the month Hampshire, which has historically been owned by […]

Event

The Arts Council of England present Pixel Raiders, a one day symposium on commentary, criticism and practice in digital art, on 19 March from 10am until 5pm. Contact: www.pixelraiders.org for more information. Venue: Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7.

Digest

Patrick Munroe, the independent British couture house, has appointed Nucleus to revamp its identity. Work will include logo, literature, website and packaging design. The logo and website will launch at the end of March.

Davenport-Firth is to leave CPB

Coley Porter Bell chairman David Davenport-Firth is to leave the group at the end of the month to become executive creative director at Shire Health Group. His departure will come just over four months after former chief executive officer Amanda Connolly, pregnant with her second child, left the consultancy. Davenport-Firth, who joined the consultancy as […]

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