Exhibitions

Looking at the darker side of domestic life, The Uncanny Room features work by artists and designers, from 19 July-25 August. Venue: PM Gallery, Walpole Park, Mattock Lane, London W5. Air Guitar: Art reconsidering rock music until 1 September explores the influence of rock music on art from the perspective of the artist as rock […]

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Maiow has revamped the identity for recruitment consultant Russell Human Resources. The work will be applied to stationery, signage, advertising and website.

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The Tiffany Gallery at the Howarth Art Gallery in Accrington opens next week with exhibition design by Stephen Marsh of Redman Design. Illumination, contemporary graphics and low-tech interactives have been incorporated to ‘enhance the visitor experience’, says Marsh.

Recessions inevitable so work your way out of them

Brandon Cheevers’ article on wage inflation (News, DW 4 July) raises important issues. Consultancies are now having to be more realistic after the new media boom and deliver a genuine return on investment to clients. If this means that salaries cannot be the mega numbers they were, then this is no more than an aftershock […]

CLN develops taste for Welsh fare

Citigate Lloyd Northover has created a profile-raising brand for Welsh food and drink – Wales: the True Taste – which will be launched next week by the Welsh Development Agency at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show. The six-figure job involves an identity system for sub-branded accreditation and awards schemes, as well as the development of […]

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Navig8 has created a brand name, logo, exhibition stand, leaflet and micro-site for Cultivate, a system for automated tissue engineering. The project was challenging, says Navig8 creative director Drew Corps, because it was important to understand complex technology before starting work on the design.

Pooled Resources

Hannah Booth pays a visit to Poole Pottery and discovers how it is harnessing design to revive the fortunes of its once ‘courageous’ design heritage

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Icon has designed the annual and financial reviews for sheltered housing provider Housing 21. The consultancy was appointed on the strength of previous work for the group.

Ritchie keeps ’em guessing as he heads for the sun

Ever considered packing it all in and heading for sunnier climes? You and us both. So, raise a tinnie to 3D design head Alex Ritchie, late of Jack Morton Worldwide and once a founder of Blu, who’ll be emigrating Down Under shortly as his Aussie wife Nicole, a former Imagination graphic designer, wants to return […]

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Enterprise IDU has appointed Iain Roe as creative director. He joins from Siegelgale where he led the ‘simplification’ team.

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