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The Victoria & Albert Museum of Childhood’s summer exhibition, A Century of Olympic Posters, displaying more than 100 iconic graphic images, runs from 15 May until 7 September at Cambridge Heath Road, London E2.

1 The Victoria & Albert Museum of Childhood’s summer exhibition, A Century of Olympic Posters, displaying more than 100 iconic graphic images, runs from 15 May until 7 September at Cambridge Heath Road, London E2.

2 The BBC has extended its website offering with the launch of www.bbc.co.uk/bloom, a microsite about climate change. It has been designed by Magnetic North and BBC Vision Multiplatform Productions, and features illustrations by digital designer Daniel Brown.

3 Designer Michelle Mason will launch her Stella Rug at trade fair Pulse, at Earls Court, London SW5, on 1 June.


4 Publisher Taschen has released two editions of Studio Eliasson, featuring the art and architectureof the eponymous Danish group. The limited edition art version features a clam-shell box and customised CNC-formed metal plate cover by Olafur Eliasson.


5 Kleenex is relaunching this week, with packaging by Bloom. Consultancy director Jill Marshall says the pack design, which integrates a newly reworked logo by the tissue Kleenex’s in-house team, has been devised to fit in with home-furnishing trends, while giving maximum shelf standout against own-brand ranges.


6 Brandhouse has created a trademark for the Ethiopian government’s brand management programme promoting the country’s coffee industry.

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