16 January 1997

Tesco rolls out fun signage

Supermarket group Tesco is introducing 3D signage, created by RPA Europe, into its new Sheffield store opening next week. The novel signs take the form of giant pieces of fibreglass

Product designers excel in teams

Product designers are not stubborn and temperamental and they excel when working in a team, according to a study carried out at Sheffield Hallam University. Results of the research involving

Gillian Thomas takes the reins

Gillian Thomas has been appointed as a fully fledged partner at The Partners. – Thomas, who has been at The Partners for nine years, was made an associate partner two

CD-ROM

Newcastle product group Octo has turned its hand to creating electronic ‘interiors’ for its first multimedia project. The user-interface of the CD-ROM to help train financial advisers features six ‘virtual

20/20 set to appoint architect

Retail strategy and design consultancy 20/20 is poised to make a senior level architectural appointment in a bid to widen its involvement in “large space” retail design projects. The appointee,

IN COURT

Design’s heavyweights will take the witness stand next week when Addison challenges Wolff Olins’ use of a goldfish in its identity for the British Gas Goldfish service. Allegedly similar to

Briefs

‘Richard Williams? No, we don’t have anyone here with the surname Williams’ – A switchboard operator at Design Bridge proving just how short memories are – – ‘I want

Museum to pick team

The Horniman Museum and Gardens in south-east London is expected to decide next week which design consultancy will be awarded a project to review the museum’s internal graphics and signage.

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