Upstairs

Recently we more than favourably reviewed Scitex’s 17.5K super scanner. Now, for 2500 less is Agfa’s A3 flat bed scanner, the Horizon Ultra, with output resolution of 2000x2000dpi, 36-bit sampling at 12 bits per colour and 10 to 24 scans per hour for 4×5 trannies. For further particulars speak to Paresh Patel at Agfa on […]

Briefs

Edinburgh consultancy Gerrard & Medd has designed new reception lobbies and the main reception area for United Distillers’ Johnnie Walker headquarters buildings in Kilmarnock.

Quest

Rhodes Design in London has created a new identity and brochure for financial software design company Quest Information Services. Bass Brewers has introduced a new Carling Premier can to distinguish it from Carling Black Label. Design is by Design Bridge. Fledgling Glasgow consultancy One Foot Taller, which creates ornaments out of washing machine doors, has […]

Precept keeps Nestlé sweet on brand jobs

Managing director at Grandfield Precept in Cambridge is continuing its work with Nestlé and has extended two adult confectionery ranges with new products under the Fox’s and Mackintosh’s banners.

Managing director at Grandfield

Corporate communications consultancy Grandfield has appointed Julie Giddens as managing director of its design division. The move comes as part of restructure which sees Grandfield’s three divisions – public relations, public affairs and design – operatin

LI honours Eckersley

The London Institute has given two of its first honorary fellowships to Tom Eckersley, head of graphics for 20 years at London College of Printing, and theatre designer Ralph Koltai. OMK Design managing director and LI graduate Rodney Kinsman becomes a visiting professor.

Briefs

Friday 17 May Hot off the press is A Smile In The Mind, witty thinking and solutions in graphic design, by Beryl McAlhone and David Stuart of The Partners.

Amanda Tatham set to launch own group

Tatham Pearce director Amanda Tatham is to leave the consultancy in August to set up on her own. Tatham, who started Tatham Pearce in 1987 with David Pearce and Raye Roberts, says her consultancy is already underway.

Reiss dresses up its London flagship store

Menswear retailer Reiss is relaunching its flagship London store and headquarters as a new landmark building for the King’s Road. Interior design and graphics are by Four IV, with architectural input from Stuart Lever. The five-storey building is now focused around a ten-metre-high slot window extending from ground level to the third storey. It takes […]

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