17 March 2005

Work up

Could spring really be in the air? After a four-year slump in design recruitment, it seems that a recovery is finally underway, says John Stones

Ziggurat creates brand for chef’s food business

Ziggurat has conceived the brand and identity for home-made food retailer Mrs Massey’s, set to launch at the Country Living Fair in London this week. The brand has been created for chef Nicola Massey to help take her two-year-old food business to the ‘next level’ of distribution. Massey approached Ziggurat managing director Adrian Collins in […]

100% Design announces launch of 100% Design Tokyo

100% Design has announced the launch of 100% Design Tokyo, which takes place from 2-6 November at Jingu Gaien in the centre of the city. The event is a collaboration with the Design Association of Japan and is supported by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.

BMW unveils new hi-tech motorcycle helmet design

BMW has unveiled the design of its latest hi-tech motorcycle helmet, the System 5, which comes with aerodynamic, acoustic and communications features. The company claims that the helmet is the safest and quietest available. Using riding simulations in its wind tunnel, BMW says it has been able to reduce noise levels inside the helmet to […]

Sumo creates packaging for new food range

North-east design consultancy Sumo has created the packaging and promotional material for Look What We Found, a food range from small-scale producers, launched by Tanfield Food Company this week.

Bluegreen marque for Badminton

The national sports governing body for Badminton, the Badminton Association of England has tasked Bluegreen to overhaul its brand for the first time in 30 years, as part of plans to reposition the organisation. Bluegreen was appointed to the project in January following a three-way pitch. The organisation has been re-named ‘Badminton England’ and will […]

Hull reflects on abolition of slavery with Elmwood

Elmwood Leeds has drawn up a brand identity and communication materials to promote the city of Hull’s commemoration of the abolition of the UK slave trade. In 2007, it will be 200 years since ‘son of Hull’ William Wilberforce won a long-fought campaign to bring an end to the importation of slaves. Elmwood was appointed […]

Manchester’s Imperial War Museum North to open

Manchester’s Imperial War Museum North opens its doors to The North at War exhibition on 24 March, designed by local consultancy Hemisphere (DW 9 September). The exhibition is the largest ever held at the Daniel Libeskind-designed space. It is the first to explore the experience of civilians in the North of England during the two […]

Puma to release new limited edition trainer

Puma next month releases the Beisser, a limited edition ‘forward-lunging’ trainer that comes under the company’s design-focused series, In Collaboration With Ourselves. As the German name suggests, the Beisser shoes ‘bite’ the ground with jagged and pronged soles. Designed by Puma’s Boston team, the back plate has teeth-shaped rubber lugs for braking and the uppers […]

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