16 August 2001


Design appointments are expected following news that £19.3m of funding is in place to turn the old RAF base at Duxford into one of the world’s biggest aviation attractions.

£700 000 on-board exhibition for QM2

The Open Agency has received approval from Cunard for a £700 000 exhibition on the nascent Queen Mary 2, which will be the world’s largest passenger ship when it sets sail at the end of 2003. The Open Agency approached Cunard three months ago ‘on spec’ with suggestions for an on-board interactive exhibition based on […]


Eventer Design has created a range of materials, including posters and leaflets, as part of a campaign aimed at reducing counterfeit credit card fraud. The £20 000 project, Skimming: The Crackdown Has Begun, launches to retailers in October.


Lloyd Ferguson Hawkins has promoted assistant creative director Tony Enoch and account director David Benjamin to associate directors.

COI defends designers’ contracts

The Central Office of Information Communications has defended its creative services roster contracts, following criticism from design industry sources. Consultancies’ main gripe appears to be with the clause that says the COI has the right to terminate the contract or the project at any time and retain intellectual property rights for any work done. But […]

Static makes sense of Viasat

A set of five stings by Static Design for Swedish satellite channel Viasat’s autumn reality TV season will be aired on 1 September. The project, said to be worth about £15 000, was given to Static Design at the beginning of July without a pitch. The five-second stings will be used for Viasat’s ‘autumn adventure […]

BDMIX fanfare for Lurpak Butter

Lurpak butter’s ebullient brand spokesman Douglas the trombonist is to be given his own website this week with the launch of www.douglasworld.co.uk, created by BDMIX. The aim is to attract and build loyalty among consumers who are ‘slightly younger’ than the brand’s 40to 60-year-old core audience and to introduce Douglas to the Internet, BDMIX project […]


The Whitechapel seminar series, Crossovers – Japan 2001 continues with The Arts and the New Technologies on 18 August. The session, with video artist Keigo Yamamoto and RCA Research Fellow Richard Brown, will look at the role and influence of new technologies on the development and extension of art practice. Contact: info@crossover-UK.org or telephone 020 […]

Horseman is made lame by a birdbrain in Cowes

The Open Agency’s Cowes Week powerboat event is now firmly in the annual calendar. Apart from some minor engine trouble that saw Southern Spirit heading back to the marina for a quick oiling (and her passengers to the Ship Inn for some Pimm’s), the celebrity tattoo quiz went ahead unhindered, off the Isle of Wight. […]

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