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Test case for Glastonbury stage

The design industry could see a landmark legal case if a dispute over the design of a pyramid stage at this year’s Glastonbury Festival reaches court. Stage design specialist Bill Harkin Associates claims that concepts it drew up for a pyramid stage in the 1990s have been used to create a new stage for this […]


Last week the Interiors Forum was set up to represent the interests of interior designers, with the blessing of the Design Business Association. Do you agree that interior designers need their own official body, and if so what should be top of the agenda for the Interiors Forum? ‘In today’s world of ever-blurring disciplines I […]

E-commerce websites have to be user-friendly

I was surprised to read Vitamin Blue’s comments (DW 2 June) suggesting e-ventures do not survive because of a lack of creativity on Web branding strategy. In my view, it is entirely the opposite case: design input is often at the forefront throughout a project, with little expertise in the usability and the back end […]

Gallery goes undercover

Internationally acclaimed architect Zaha Hadid has created a dramatic temporary structure for the Serpentine Gallery’s 30th anniversary gala dinner, which takes place in London’s Hyde Park on Tuesday night. Reinventing the traditional concept of a tent or marquee, the Iraqi architect has designed a triangulated roof construction spanning an internal space of 600m2, using a […]

Multi-coloured cigarettes

Multinational tobacco group Gallaher has made a new addition to the Sobranie brand range, once famous for its multi-coloured cigarettes, in the form of Sobranie Cuban Leaf Cigars. The blue and gold packaging has been developed by The Paul Martin Design Company. Each variant of the four strong range features a different facet of Cuban […]


To The Point has developed a website and identity for Intermediation, a new legal mediation company.

Manufacturing has lots to learn from design techniques

In reply to Neil Patrick Keegan’s letter (DW 10 March), I would agree that further discussion of in-house design is as important as the promotion of consultancy work issues. If we are to promote design within the core of the manufacturing industry we need to provide a holistic view of design, illustrating its value at […]


John Pawson Works by Deyan Sudjic features ten projects from Pawson’s 20-year career, including the Calvin Klein flagship store in New York and the Waddington Galleries in London. The book is published by Phaidon Press and retails at £35.


FutureBrand Worldwide has been appointed as the official branding consultancy of mobile telecoms group One 2 One, as predicted in Design Week (DW 5 May 2000).

Coleman Moore works for TSK

Manchester company Murray Office Solutions has relaunched itself as TSK Workplace, in line with a planned expansion programme over the next three years. Developed by Coleman Moore Associates, the new name is based upon the principles of time, space and knowledge. These topics were chosen in relation to the group’s services in change management, design […]

England squad booklet

As football fans waited to hear Kevin Keegan’s 22-man squad for Euro 2000 named, so too did staff at Tozer Marshall Design Consultants, commissioned by the Football Association to produce a limited edition England squad booklet. It features details on England players, plus a run-down of each participating team. Tozer Marshall partner Jerry Marshall says: […]

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