16 September 2004

Fight design’s corner

The Creative Industries Forum on intellectual property will need tangible aims and the design industry must have a strong voice for it to make a difference

Barber Osgerby wins Jerwood Prize

Barber Osgerby has won the Jerwood Applied Arts Prize 2004, with founders Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby (pictured left and right, respectively) receiving £15 000 at Monday evening’s ceremony, held at London’s Crafts Council Gallery. The furniture design duo were selected by a panel of judges for work which ‘combines clarity, coherence and beauty’. Their […]

Universal approach by Selfridges Manchester

Universal Design Studio has overhauled the youth-oriented Spirit floor at Selfridges’ Exchange Square store in Manchester. The 2044m2 space, which was unveiled on Saturday, takes its cues from nightclub design in a bid to create a less formal and familiar environment for its customers. ‘People in that age bracket [16- to-25 year olds] don’t spend […]

100% Guaranteed

Design UK Selection 2004, curated by Max Fraser, features 150 items by British design talents such as Ilse Crawford and Pureform (Tri stool pictured). Alongside the exhibition are three smaller shows – Young Swedish Design 2004, Stuff and Things (new products) and New Designers, showcasing 2004 UK graduates’ work. Venue: Gainsborough Studios, Poole Street, London […]

Six shortlisted for Stirling Prize

Six buildings, including Manchester’s Imperial War Museum North and The Spire in Dublin, have been shortlisted for the £20 000 Stirling Prize. Two buildings by Foster and Partners made it on to the list, one of which is the bookmakers’ favourite – 30 St Mary Axe – the London building commonly known as the Gherkin.

Degree Shows

Graduates from London’s Camberwell College of Arts, Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London College of Communication and London College of Fashion are showing their work in Future Map – Design 04 from 20 September until 29 October. Venue: The Arts Gallery, University of the Arts, 65 […]

WPP secures Grey Global merger

WPP has secured a £780m merger with Grey Global. The deal puts WPP neck-and-neck with US network Omnicom at the top of the league table of the world’s largest advertising and communications companies by revenue. Grey Global’s portfolio of businesses includes its branding network G2 Worldwide.

Labour of love

Communicate chronicles British graphic design since the 1960s. Oliver Bennett asks the stars of the show how their trade has changed over the years

Rabih Hage launches Gaetano Pesce’s Alda Lamp

Interior design showroom Rabih Hage launches Gaetano Pesce’s latest creation, the Alda Lamp, at its London Sloane Street store on 21 September. Named in honour of Pesce’s mother, who was a professional pianist, the lamps emit a sound when touched. Made of flexible polyurethane, the lamp’s colours and unusual shapes are also inspired by sea […]

The Core creates meaty packs for Peperami range

Unilever is to launch a range of four Peperami products, with packaging designed by The Core, as the fmcg giant moves to capitalise on growth in ‘protein-based’ snacking. The range comprises the Firestick, an extra-hot version; Dunkers, which come with tomato sauce; Canniballs, Peperami balls wrapped in bread; and the Peperami Sarni, a Peperami, cheese […]

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