18 April 1996

Gossard opts for an uplift

Bra manufacturer Gossard has appointed Wickens Tutt Southgate for what is believed to be a complete reappraisal of the brand. WTS has worked for Gossard for six years, notably on

Design registration schemes underway

Designers will be able to register their designs within the European Community and worldwide with the introduction of two new registration systems expected to be settled this year. The European

Definitely not getting legless

Hat designer Malooli is getting ahead with her flamboyant noggin gear. She is participating in Work to Wear, an exhibition of fashion accessories at the Ruskin Craft Gallery, Sheffield, until


Wolff Olins has appointed Michael Zur-Szipiro, formerly chairman of the Aroma Coffee Company and a consultant at Boston Consulting Group in London, as a director and head of strategy. Marketing


‘He’s big in brassieres’ Graven Images’ Ross Hunter on the colourful past of former textile worker Frank Binnie, erstwhile chief executive of Scottish Design

Groups vie for pop centre job

A total of 26 consultancies are vying to design the first phase of the planned 15m National Centre for Popular Music. The consultancies are to submit written proposals by next

Articulating the art of articulation

“His toothbrush needs to be thrown away – mine’s much better.” Maddi Nicholson, one half of an artistic Cumbrian couple, is bound to spark off a domestic with this statement.

European Union to aid small businesses

Design consultancies could benefit from a European Union proposal to put in action a 850m financial aid package for small businesses. The package, announced in Brussels last week by EU

Getting drunk and acting hip

You’re getting pleasantly drunk. You look around the crowded bar, smugly at peace. After all, your legs are twined around those of a supermodel. Enfield furniture designers and makers have

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