15 August 1996

Atlanta’s Olympic gains

The Barcelona Olympic Games in 1992 saw architecture and design used to capture the essence of the event. Janice Kirkpatrick despairs at this year’s attempt in Atlanta and wonders why we have veered so dramatically from celebration to commercialisation

Beware sharks:Accounting

In setting up your own creative business, you are likely to come into contact with four external professionals: the accountant, the bank manager, the insurance broker and the solicitor. Arguably, the most important of these is the accountant. He or she is the person you are likely to consult on a regular basis, who will […]

Chris Collis dies

Chris Collis, managing director of Turner Duckworth, was found dead at his home on Monday. Collis, aged 31, joined the consultancy from Wickens Tutt Southgate some 18 months ago.

Briefs

Frozen food manufacturer Findus is to launch a new range called Crispy Pancake Bites aimed at the children’s market. Packaging is by Design Bridge. Capital Housing Project, a London charity which helps young homeless people, has an annual report designed by Burnett Associates. Pifco Holdings, the company famed for its hairdryers, is to unveil a […]

WTS denies sale rumours

Wickens Tutt Southgate ‘is not up for sale and is not merging with anyone’, says group chairman Mark Wickens. His statement comes in the wake of rumours about deals being struck between the group and various communications groups.

Brief

Compassion is one of the Dalai Lama’s favourite words, and Seattle-based photographer Phil Borges has aptly swiped it for his collection of photos launched by Tony Stone Images. It’s called Tibetan Portrait: The Power of Compassion, and includes a commentary by His Holiness. The sepia-toned portraits from various Tibetan communities, both living in exile and […]

JKR appoints new MD

Jones Knowles Ritchie has appointed former SP Lintas board member Nir Wergrzyn as managing director. The appointment comes as part of plans to strengthen JKR’s strategic brand development and planning skills. The role is a new one and Wergrzyn will be responsible for day-to-day operations of the group.

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