17 January 2002

2002 year planner

January 14-20 International Möbelmesse International furniture trade fair KölnMesse, Cologne, Germany www.koelnmesse.deimm 20-23 Design Interiors/ The Furniture Show/ The Lighting Show NEC, Birmingham B40 1NT www.thefurnitureshow.com 23-24 Brands 2002 Summit 020 7970 4770 www.centaur.co.uk 30 Interiors Forum 020 7247 6116 if@designevents.co.uk February 4-8 Hotelympia Hotel and catering trade show Earls Court, London SW5 www.hotelympia.com 6-10 […]

Arrival nears for Eurostar revamp

The first fruits of Philippe Starck’s design work for Eurostar will be unveiled by the end of year in the form of passenger lounges in London, Paris and Brussels. External consultancies were expected to be appointed to work with Starck on train and terminal interiors (DW 21 June 2001). However, due to time constraints and […]

Digest

Minale Tattersfield & Partners has designed the weekend version of the newspaper, City, distributed free on Milan’s metro system.

Memories of Hawkey that made a great impression

Raymond Hawkey (DW 3 December 2001) is a welcome addition to the Heroes series. But I guess, largely due to the retiring nature of the man, few will have heard of him, but know his work. I had the privilege of working with him at The Observer for two years from 1966. Starting on the […]

Held to Ransom

Held to Ransom, a campaign to secure funding for the International Planned Parenthood Federation, has been named and branded by Spencer Landor. Launching on 22 January, it will initially run in the UK, but could extend to other countries, an IPPF spokeswoman says. Last year US president George Bush reinstated an act which cuts off […]

Hong Kong toy show puts the squeeze on terrorism

Tracking down the world’s most wanted man must be a thankless task. But while the US military has come about as close to unearthing Osama bin Laden as the UK police force has been at finding Lord Lucan, at least the opportunity to vent a little frustration is at hand. A stress-relieving squeezy foam bin […]

Vox Pop

Mintel has reported a 35 per cent growth in sales of organic foods during 2001 (DW 10 January). What do you think will be the next eating fad, fuelling new ideas in retail and pack design, and why?

Talks

Marc Newson; Typographic Circle; Question Time: Contemporary art and culture in the 21st century; Keith Bright

Redman awaiting museum decision

Approval on Redman Design’s £1m proposals for interiors and graphics for the £25m revamp of Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Museum and Art Galleries is expected this week from the city’s council. Redman will be formally handed the approved contract to redesign the museum’s interiors if a Heritage Lottery funding bid is given the green light. A decision […]

5 News revamped by Jago and OYI

Channel 5 has relaunched its 5 News programme this week, with fresh graphics by Ortmans Young International and set redesign by Jago Design. It is the first time the channel has restyled the look of its news coverage since it launched in 1997 with a ‘perching’ newsreader. OYI was briefed to refresh the programme graphics […]

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