16 October 2008

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CR&M Turnbull and Asser

Calver Roots & Madge has been appointed to create the visual communications for gentleman’s tailor Turnbull & Asser, in a six-figure brand-development programme that may take up to three years to complete.

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CPB Museum of London

Coley Porter Bell has overhauled the brand identity of the Museum of London, creating the venue’s first rebranding for around ten years.The new system is a radical departure from the existing ‘red box’ identity, created by Pentagram.The branding will integrate MoL’s three venues – the Museum of London, Museum of London Docklands and Museum of […]

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Draught Poetry Society

Draught Associates has been commissioned to undertake an identity overhaul of The Poetry Society on a pro bono contract worth £7000 following a five-way creative pitch.The charity hopes to mark its centenary in January 2009 by uniting all of its publications, its website and café in Covent Garden, London WC2, under one brand.Jules Mann, director […]

Royal College of Art research associate David Sweeney

RCA wayfinding

It is heartening for some of us to know that 20 August was a landmark day in the UK. The number of pensioners in the country overtook the number of teenagers in society for the first time, according to the Office for National Statistics.But sight impairment is not limited to people in the pensionable age […]

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Art on the sleeve

Inspired by Alan Aldridge’s illustration and cover art exhibition at the Design Museum, we asked four designers to nominate their favourite album covers.
What they chose says much about how illustration and typography have evolved, and also about how goo

Photographs from Geert van Kesteren’s Baghdad
Calling, taken on mobile phones in Iraq, 2008:

Shooting mode

The mobile phone camera has turned civilians into war photographers – and taken us right into the heart of conflicts. Sarah Frater looks at some of the work
created by amateurs and professionals alike in response to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

Leeds-based consultancy Brahm has created a new
identity for fashion and documentary photographer
Sean Knott. The work includes a suite of communication and promotional material.

News in Pictures

Leeds-based consultancy Brahm has created a new
identity for fashion and documentary photographer
Sean Knott.

A large-scale installation, to be unveiled next month,
featuring hundreds of 2m-long, individually controllable LED strips, suspended in the covered Covent Garden Market

United Visual Artists

A dynamic mix of disciplines is central to everything the United Visual Artists team does – whether it’s concert tours or museum installations. Anna Richardson talks to two of its directors

In-house designers aren’t some different breed

I was depressed to read Marc Phelps trotting out the old cliches about poor creativity from in-house teams (Letters, DW 2 October). I’m sure the guys at Apple will be pulling their socks up and trying harder. There are good in-house teams and not-so-good inhouse teams. Just like there are good consultancies and not-so-good consultancies. […]

Drawing gigs

Drawing gigs

Bands on tour inhabit a different realm. They travel from gig to gig, working by night and sleeping by day, and occupying only the insides of theatres, pubs and hotel rooms. We’re used to photo-stories of this world, and even glimpses of their hastily scrawled lyrics, jotted down on scraps of paper between gigs, and […]

Café  area of advertising agency Joshua, revamped by BDG Workfutures with recycled timber and reupholstered chairs as part of the agency’s sustainability agenda

Downsize wise

An epidemic of corporate belt-tightening spells the end of the purely aesthetic office refurb. Trish Lorenz looks at the implications for those consultancies specialising in commercial interiors and workspace design

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