The increasing dangers of meningitis are being highlighted to students throughout the UK in a new awareness campaign from the National Meningitis Trust. Created by Radley Yeldar, a series of postcards, posters, and beer mats have been placed in universities and colleges drawing attention to the many symptoms of the disease and information on getting […]
The symbol for the 2004 Athens Olympics has been created jointly by Wolff Olins and Red Design in Athens. The Olympic Committee received 242 proposals for the design. The final image presents an olive wreath as the circle of life’, on a background of aquatic blue. One of the Greek adjudicators, Angela Delivoria, director of […]
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IT recruitment group Teleos Consulting has launched a new identity, created by Bluegreen Design Consultants.
I was glad to see that the Design Business Association identity that we completed recently has created such interest and debate in your magazine. Allison Miguel Creative head Coley Porter Bell London SW1
Baxters has relaunched its Vegetarian Soups range, featuring packaging by Bath consultancy Blue Marlin.
Carphone Warehouse appears to be without a Web design consultancy this week, following the resignation of Clarity Communications, which designed its e-commerce website. Clarity chairman Martin Chilcott has written to Carphone Warehouse managing director Charles Dunstone to withdraw Clarity’s services, due to a conflict of interests with other clients. In a written statement Chilcott says […]
“The silicon rush is the second gold rush,” declares Stephen Peart, the head of Vent Design, based in Campbell, California. A natural-born philosopher, being close to the cutting edge of technology and the freedom of nature seems to suit Peart well. Having worked for Frog in Germany, and then designing Apple’s keyboards and printers in […]
WPP has bought two more design groups, one of which is The Brand Union. Damian Schogger looks at the effects of the acquisition for WPP and its design consultancies
Brett Wickens left Pentagram London in 1993, along with his then partner Peter Saville, to set up a multimedia division in Los Angeles for US design group Frankfurt Balkind. By early 1994, the Internet had sprung to life and Wickens spent the next few years building marketing sites for Frankfurt Balkind’s movie-industry clients. “But it […]
Portugal has more to offer designers than cheap labour, discovers Liz Farrelly, following her recent trip to the Experimentadesign99 biennial in Lisbon
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