18 February 2010

Westfield reviews Stratford art

Mall developer Westfield is dissatisfied with the results of the public art commissioning process for its Stratford City site, Design Week understands. A source close to the developer revealed that ’the process did not come up with what [it] was looking for’, and that it is ’having a rethink’. There are two art tenders in […]

Fabric group Sanderson has collaborated with shoe designer Tracey Neuls and artist Nina Saunders

Fabric group Sanderson has collaborated with shoe designer Tracey Neuls and artist Nina Saunders to create an installation, titled Most Curious, for Neuls’ flagship store. Saunders’ mutated armchair and Neuls’ footwear both use reissued and vintage Sanderson textiles. The collaboration celebrates Sanderson’s 150th anniversary, and can be seen at 29 Marylebone Lane, London W1 until […]

Morning Design has created the cover for Centrepoint’s upcoming album

Morning Design has created the cover for homelessness charity Centrepoint’s upcoming album, which will feature artists including Hard-Fi and The Feeling covering songs from 1969, the year the charity was founded. The consultancy created the key shape and briefed illustrator Jackie Parsons to create a Peter Blake-style collage.

Steers McGillan rebrands Bristol eco centre as Create

Steers McGillan is rebranding Bristol’s ecological and cultural centre Create, in a bid to bring it in line with its ’inclusive and professional outlook’. Renamed by the consultancy, Create was formerly known as Create Centre and had ’an earthy, recycling-focused reputation’, according to director Richard McGillan, who says he wants to brand the company as […]

Vallis Tammaro founders set up new group Undercurrent

Former Vallis Tammaro founders John Vallis and Robert Tammaro have founded new consultancy Undercurrent. Since leaving Vallis Tammaro in 2007, Tammaro has worked at integrated marketing consultancy Meteorite, where he was head of brand identity and founded the group’s branding division, and Vallis has worked at Davies & Barron. Tammaro says he will be responsible […]

Fitch’s professorship in retail design is a stroke of genius

You have to hand it to Rodney Fitch. Like so many of the founding fathers of UK design, he is forever resourceful, as his latest educational venture demonstrates. The plan he has hatched with Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands is a masterstroke. To elevate retail design to merit a professorship at an established […]

Shasa heads north of the border with Dalziel & Pow

Dalziel & Pow has created a new brand and retail identity for Mexico-based clothing brand Shasa, which is expanding across the US. The consultancy was appointed directly late last year after being contacted by the client, according to D&P marketing director David Wright. D&P worked on designs for Topshop New York in the US last […]

Free pitch bears fruit for E3 Media with National Trust orchard site

The National Trust is preparing to launch a new website about orchards, designed by Bristol-based consultancy E3 Media. The Orchard Network portal goes live in April. E3 Media was appointed in September, following a three-way unpaid creative pitch against Espace Solutions and Very Simple Site. The National Trust briefed the consultancy to ’put across information […]

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