17 August 2000

Digest

Last week’s digital media sector report mistakenly credited Viant UK’s creative head Ian Worley as being an employee of Scient.

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London consultancy Blast has designed a new scholarship brochure for management consultant Arthur Andersen. Promising students are offered paid work placements, a scholarship, travel bursary and, potentially, a job by the company.

New look Wigmore Hall bar extends its Portfolio

London classical concert venue The Wigmore Hall is rebranding and redesigning its basement bar and restaurant, created by Portfolio Design, to increase passing trade and accommodate greater numbers of concert goers. The bar and eaterie, launched in early September in time for the new concert season, features a new name – Cafe 36 – in […]

V&A Picture Library

The V&A picture library can provide images from one of the most extensive design archives in the country, as well as images from the museum’s collection of exhibits spanning the fine and decorative arts. Over 200 archive groups from the National Archive of Art and Design can be browsed for images via the picture library. […]

JKR revamps Keo labelling

Jones Knowles-Ritchie has redesigned the labelling for Cypriot brand Keo Wines. Both red and white varieties have been given a more contemporary image, while retaining a strong link to their heritage. The branding specialist has used hints of Greek mythology and calligraphy to communicate the name and vintage of each wine, and designed a coloured […]

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Conran Design Group has promoted account director Caroline Hancock to the position of operations director, giving her a seat on the executive board.

Granada Media takes off with a Partners identity

The Partners has created a new identity for Granada Media, following its flotation in July as a dedicated media group. The London consultancy was appointed last month after a three-way pitch against Interbrand Newell and Sorrell and Thumb Design.

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The former head of marketing and business development at Buzz, the budget subsidiary of airline KLM, has joined KSDP UK as business development director. John McMahon joined the design group last Friday.

Designer shouldn’t see us as second best

Your article Special Relationship (DW 4 August), about design’s role in broad-based communications companies, was fascinating. The Flagship Group was formed last year precisely to bring within one organisation PR, design and marketing expertise. Coming from PR, I find it helpful to be able to call on our design team to meet client requirements, often […]

Swotbooks.com style by Hiom Macdonald

An on-line bookseller targeting the academic and professional market is being launched on Monday, with the aim of providing cheaper books for students. Wiltshire design group Hiom Macdonald has named and branded Swotbooks.com, which carries the descriptor line: “low cost books for clever dicks”. The site has been built by DCS E-integration, using Hiom Macdonald’s […]

Saville lands new role at Shell

Shell global brand standard manager Simon Saville has moved to a new role within the oil conglomerate, where he will oversee Shell’s growing on-line branding initiatives. Saville will be replaced in October by Vanetia Howes who is moving from Shell Aviation. Howes will become responsible for managing the global consistency of Shell’s identity, and issuing […]

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