15 November 2001

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Home 2013

Interiors show Home, which made its debut in London last year, is returning to Earls Court for its 2013 edition.

Distortional Representation

Ora-ïto is a modern day pirate, who subverts brands by cheating them at their own game. Sara Manuelli meets him as the clients now queue up for his talents

Wedgwood set to extend range

Wedgwood plans to expand its work with international external designers and open ten standalone stores to replace about 40 Wedgwood concessions. The news follows the redundancies of four in-house designers last month and the restructure of Wedgwood’s design team towards a ‘leaner’ internal resource, says creative director Jill Sharrock.

Digest

Fishburn Hedges has created an identity for independent local Government body, The Standards Board for England, which is being rolled out over the next six weeks.

Digest

Haigh Thornley has started work on the redesign of solicitor Gateley Wareing’s report and accounts, following its appointment last week. It is redesigning all of the lawyer’s marketing literature.

Hemingway teams with Wimpey

Hemingway Design is joining forces with Wimpey Homes to create a Tyne and Wear housing estate, including design of street furniture, plans for which were unveiled yesterday (Tuesday). The appointment comes as Wimpey Homes seeks to revitalise large-scale housing developments. Work is scheduled to begin in Spring 2002, once planning permission has been granted. Benches, […]

Future dates

The Salon du Meuble de Paris takes place from 10-14 January 2002. Traditional furniture designs are exhibited alongside modern designs, including proposals for mass market production. Contact: www.salondumeuble. com for further information including how to book tickets, flights and accommodation. The international launch pad for new furniture, Internationale Möbelmesse, takes place in Cologne, Germany, from […]

Tackling industry apathy

Ruth Nicholas finds out what the Chartered Society of Designers is planning for the future and how it intends to become the lead body in the design industry

Digest

Charity Village Service Trust has appointed Grade Design to design a range of literature to highlight charity work in India.

Unilever soups up Slim Fast’s livery

Unilever is understood to be investing more than £275 000 ($400 000) in a European repackaging/ repositioning of Slim Fast, the first evidence of which will hit supermarket shelves next year. New York-based Clarkmcdowall has revamped the packaging of the brand’s soup range, which will be on sale in the UK and Germany in January […]

Figure heads

As the industry prepares itself for future economic uncertainties, this year’s results show that keeping good staff isn’t just about money.

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