Two major London advertising agencies are working with designers to create new office space, and one more is to look for an interior design consultancy. D’Arcy Masius Benton and Bowles will have new headquarters in South Kensington by October, with interiors designed by Marshall Cummings Marsh. The consultancy has been working with the agency for […]
Tutssels has created the main identity and guidelines for BT’s interactive television service. – Believed to be the first such service in the UK, it is on a one-year trial in Ipswich and Colchester.
International Sportswear manufacturer Reebok has opened a flagship store in New York with design by Fitch. – The store stocks Reebok’s entire range as well as providing customers with access to specific sports-related information.
Space: 28m2. – How used? Each consultancy will have more than 4.5m2 to exhibit multimedia demonstrations. – Cost: 1715 per consultancy for two representatives.
Identity work is set to boom in Scotland with the formation of 29 new single-tier local authorities. In Edinburgh, councillors were this week considering proposals to use an external consultancy. City of Edinburgh District Council and Lothian Regional Council are merging to form a new council, provisionally titled the City of Edinburgh Council. Lothian Regional […]
Architect Ian Ritchie is resigning from his post as design advisor to the Natural History Museum. The museum says his masterplan for the new Earth Galleries did not keep within budget restraints. Ritchie was asked to design the masterplan for the 12m tranformation of the former Geological Museum into the Earth Galleries last year (DW […]
The Tussauds Group Studios in London is designing the interiors, graphics and high-tech show featuring waxwork figures for the new Madame Tussaud’s in New York. The new building is scheduled to open on New York’s 42nd Street (DW 21 July). Costing almost 19m, Pearson’s latest venture will provide 5600m2 of exhibition space on five floors. […]
Gateshead has won its bid to host the 1999 World Veteran Track and Field Championships, billed as the world’s biggest athletics event. Yellow M designed the winning logo, brochure and interactive video for the bid. The group will also design all new literature to seek sponsorship during the 1997 games being held in Durban, South […]
The humble pop is now going with a bang. The launch of Hooper’s Hooch alcoholic lemonade by Bass this summer seems to have hit the spot. So pleased is Bass with the performance of its 4.7 per cent alcoholic fizz, in bottles designed by Edinburgh’s Apex Design, that it is introducing the stuff in cans, […]
The repro process, like the rest of the printing industry, has seen dramatic changes and designers are starting in-house repro. Or are they?
More than 60 identities will be up for grabs when digital radio and television broadcasting is launched in the UK. – There is the potential for at least 42 radio and 18 terrestrial television channels through the Government’s plan to create ‘multiplexes’,
What should have been a celebration of UK design at this year’s Comdex show in Las Vegas is in danger of becoming a divided effort. Beverley Cohen checks out the facts and figures