Whitechapel Gallery in London has secured £500 000 of redevelopment funding from the European Regional Development Fund, with a further £250 000 from the Foyle Foundation and £159 000 for
Textiles are now so sophisticated that they can react to their surroundings, or they can be engineered to provide a distinctive look and feel, which is creating tactile branding opportunities,
A ten-year economic strategy for the whole of Yorkshire and Humberside is being presented in a 150-page document designed by Leeds consultancy Thompson.The group was appointed by Regional Development Agency
You would be forgiven for confusing the Creative Economy Programme with other Government-backed initiatives currently active in design (see News in Depth, page 7), all bent on fitting design for
Fold7 has designed the in-store graphics for Molton Brown’s limited edition beauty product Amber Cocoon, which launches in September.
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport and the Wolfson Foundation have awarded £4m in grants to 43 English museums and art galleries. The funds will be used to improve
Illustrator Danny Sangra is only 25, but he’s already got a long client list and some top commissions under his belt. Liz Farrelly meets a bright star on the London
St James’s Club and Hotel, a five-star hotel and private members club in central London, has appointed Nevis Design Consultants to overhaul its brand identity, ahead of a £6m refurbishment,
The press heavyweights will soon be fighting for London’s free paper market. Clare Goff thinks design could be a useful tool in their arsenal
Once upon a time, the creative community discovered ‘branding’. Great, bring on the fat fees, compliant clients and mesmerised customers. All you needed was the patter of a snake oil
Do clients turn ‘bad’ because of poor service? I share Michael Smith’s sentiments (Letters, DW 10 August) regarding the ‘Bad clients’ article (Business Insight, DW 27 July).
It appears that some clients’ stereotypical perception of designers – that they are arrogant and self-possessed – is alive and well. Yes, profits are available from strategic work, and this
Hertfordshire consultancy Black Pig has redesigned the website of Business Weekly (www.businessweekly.co.uk), a business paper for the East of England. The new masthead is now being considered for the print