18 August 2005

Winning isn’t all, but credit should be given where it’s due

On Monday, I opened The Daily Telegraph and saw that the very same stamps had been reissued to celebrate London’s Olympic 2012 win. They say it’s not the winning that counts, but the taking part. I guess that applies just as much in the design world as it does in sport. Tony Williams, Creative director, […]

Le Creuset launches limited edition 1950s kitchen classic

Le Creuset is launching a limited edition version of its 1950s kitchen classic Coquelle, originally designed by Raymond Loewy. The pans are available in yellow and pumpkin and feature a magnet on the lid showing the product’s edition number. The design will be available from September.

New venue for Berry Bros & Rudd

London vintner Berry Bros & Rudd has appointed design groups to create an exclusive hospitality venue adjacent to its 18th century wine shop on London’s St James’ Street.

Park Studio designs identity for ASP

Park Studio has designed the identity for the Association for Sustainability Practitioners, dual-branded as ASP. Body Shop founder Anita Roddick founded ASP in 1995 to promote sustainable practices.

Transavia plans to branch out with Landor livery and interiors

Landor Associates has been appointed to reposition Dutch low-cost airline Transavia as a travel brand, following a five-way international pitch. According to Transavia.com director of corporate communications Petra van der Peijl, the move comes in response to the ‘rapid changes’ in the European travel market. ‘Customers are much more independent of tour operators today and […]

Rings round time

There’s a great tradition of Olympic logos, but few recent examples have been inspiring works of graphic design. London 2012 should mark a return to form, argues Michael Johnson as he looks back at some old favourites

Informa predicts rapid boom in new mobile markets

Global revenue from music, games, gambling and adult content over mobile phones is set to hit $42.8bn (£23.6bn) by 2010, with emerging markets such as graphic personalisation expanding rapidly, according to forecasts from market research company Informa Telecoms & Media. It seems that the term mobile phone is becoming something of a misnomer for the […]

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