16 December 1999

Existing logo for new Harvey Nichols brand

Department store group Harvey Nichols will not be introducing a new logo to accompany its new international own-label fashion brand. The retail group’s own-label range is currently restricted to 400

9 PHILIPPE STARCK b1949

Philippe Le Roi, the first global superstar of design. Black jeans, leather jacket, designer stubble and a complete set of Harley Davidson motorcycles parked in every world design city for

Advent of the year

With Christmas approaching, the competition to come up with the most original advent calendar is in full flow. And with digital media playing an integral part in our lives, it

10 LORD FOSTER b1935

Leading British hi-tech architect whose power and influence at the millennium is unparalleled. Landmark building design is complemented to a high degree by intense activity in the development of interior

The London arm

The London arm of German consultancy E-fact has produced a book to go with the third annual London Photographic Awards. The 1999 brief was to interpret the poem Last Things

Digest

Belgian World War One museum In Flanders Fields, designed by Event, has won the Council of Europe Museum Prize.

Crime and punishment

Plans to change the name of the Probation Service, to the Community Punishment and Rehabilition Service, are under fire.

7 ARNE JACOBSEN 1902-71

Scandinavian architect and designer who came to represent the very best of Danish design. An outstanding all-rounder responsible for popularising functionalism by giving it a more sculptural, refined and elegant

Future Dates

International trade fair Domotex at Deutsche Messe, Messegelände, D-30521 Hanover, Germany.

MEI has a Cabvision of the future

Multimedia design group MEI has designed and installed an interactive entertainment and information service for passengers in some of London’s black cabs. Cabvision is the first system of its kind.

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