15 October 1998

Light conductors

Using a lighting designer rather than going straight to a supplier or manufacturer can have its advantages, says Pamela Buxton

Six new faces at CSD

The Chartered Society of Designers has appointed six new council members. They are: BT design manager David Mercer, BDG McColl chairman Stephen Hitchins, John Sermon Associates founder John Sermon, Gerrard & Medd principal David Gerrard, BAA group design


Inflate is displaying 20 products from the past three years, including prototypes and production models, at Swell. The exhibition shows until April 1999. Venue: Twentieth Century Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum, London SW7. Satellites of Fashion celebrates the fusion between the worlds of fashion and craft through the innovative use of materials. The exhibition, which […]

Moody branding by CLK.MPL

CLK.MPL created the visual identity and physical packaging design for Ballantine’s Sensations, a new two-strong product range from client Allied Domecq Spirits & Wine.


There’s nothing Light & Coley joint managing director David Jones enjoys more in life than taking his three beautiful Hungarian dogs for a spin in his convertible.


ID Magazine invites interface and multimedia designers to enter its 1999 Interactive Media Design Review. Examples of interaction and interface design – including CD-ROM titles, websites, promotional demos, games and kiosk interfaces – will be accepted up until 8 January 1999. Contact: Nancy Herrmann 00 1 212 447 1400 ext. 148, the website at http://www.id-mag.com […]

Exhibition designers need to be involved early on

Neal Potter raises a fundamental issue (DW 2 October). Exhibition design is not generally recognised as a discipline. Why is this? I would suggest there is a widespread misunderstanding of what exhibition designers are concerned with when they design. Exhibition designers are integrationists when it comes to solving the problems generated by museums, businesses and […]

The pick of the north

One of the Design Museum’s educational initiatives involves taking mini-exhibitions of design icons around schools. Sponsored by retailer Marks & Spencer, the exhibitions are arranged on a regional basis.

Some great awards

Anyone who’s still not entered the Revolution Awards for New Media Marketing should get their skates on and entries off, as the closing date is 20 November. Categories include Best Use of CD-ROM, Best Use of Interactive Kiosks, Best Online Advertising and, at an entry fee of 10 instead of the full 90, Best New […]

New heads at Diefenbach Elkins

Diefenbach Elkins co-founder and chairman John Diefenbach is stepping down from the New York identity consultancy as co-founder John Elkins takes over. The handover comes as the group plans to announce a joint venture arrangement with an unnamed overseas group. Elkins, who was president and chief operating officer, becomes chairman and chief executive officer. He […]

Clive Grinyer quits Fitch for client role

Fitch senior director for product design Clive Grinyer has left the group after just 18 months to return to the client side, heading up the in-house design team at Tag McLaren Audio, a division of The Tag Group. Grinyer took up his new post on Monday and will be joined later this month by Fitch […]

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