Rainbow Sentiments, the on-line retailer set up for the gay community, is relaunching its website, www.rainbow sentiments.com, with a bold Christmas refresh. Designed by Christopher Malbon, an abstracted rainbow-style ident marks the threshold of the online store – which sells cards, gifts and stationery. ‘I decided to look at what it’s all about to be gay and to celebrate it,’ says Malbon. ‘It’s all about being fun, loud, sexy, proud and partying, and in a few cases being very eccentric.’
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