16 October 2003

FutureBrand appoitns Tay Chong Huang

FutureBrand has appointed Tay Chong Huang to the newly created role of executive creative director. Tay, who will provide overall creative direction for the group, joins after 18 years with Wolff Olins where he held various positions, including head of design and Wolff Olins USA chief operating officer.

Blue River designs Space Between Us identity

Newcastle-based Blue River has designed the identity and sub-brands for Space Between Us, an exhibition of artists from The Netherlands and north east England, organised by Visual Arts North East. The show runs from 1-29 November in Newcastle.

New edition of Blond

If all things Swedish excite you, look out for the new edition of biannual magazine Blond. With art direction by Simon Svard, thrill to fashion designer Angelica Grimborg and Jenny Nordquist’s photo-essay on the ‘Swedish musical phenomenon of dansband’. Freddie Ljungberg on Ingmar Bergman is strangely absent though.

Olympic bid will involve judges from all backgrounds

I read with interest the Vox Pop response to your question regarding the London 2012 Bid team inviting a PE teacher to join our Olympic Bid logo judging panel (DW 2 October). It’s great that the design community is debating the competition, because our creative talent is one of London’s most powerful assets. But it […]

Sporran-lipped clan has all the trimmings

It’s with some sadness that we report Edinburgh-based Whitespace’s sponsored attempt to resemble hairy-lipped 1970s rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd has come to an end. Following a month of growing the facial fuzz in aid of the Everyman cancer charity, the big shavathon has been and gone. ‘Once removed (by Edinburgh hairdressing legend Charlie Miller), the taches […]

PI Global design for Oilatum

PI Global has designed the packaging for premium moisturising skincare range Oilatum Natural Repair, from Stiefel, which will appear in stores from next week.

CDG exhibits range of work for Clarion Retail

Conran Design Group is preparing branding work for event and exhibition organiser Clarion Retail’s three design-led trade shows scheduled for next year. The group has come up with the name and identity for Fifth Room, a new event focusing on garden and ‘outdoor living’ products, taking place in September 2004. The creative theme grew out […]

Tumi launches T3 transporter

Upmarket luggage brand Tumi has launched its T3 transporter, which features a handle that rotates through 180-degrees and styling inspired by the Audi TT. Tumi vice-president of design Tim Fenton created the product, after initial concept work by Seymour Powell.

Britten identity orchestrated by Silk Pearce

Silk Pearce has redesigned the identity for one of Britain’s leading regional orchestras, the Britten Sinfonia, as the ensemble moves to jazz up its image for its tenth anniversary. The work, worth £17 000 in fees to the consultancy, encompasses a marque, a website and promotional material including stationery, brochures, flyers, posters and programmes. The […]

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