CDG and Sisman to fashion Diesel strategy

Italian fashion chain Diesel has broken with the past, appointing Conran Design Group and New York consultancy Sisman Design to develop its entire global design strategy, after a four-way proposals

Carland takes motors on-line

Used-car supermarket chain CarLand, which opened in January using a format developed by Rawls & Co, has launched an Internet shopping service.

INS branding air alliance?

An Interbrand Newell and Sorrell spokeswoman declines to say whether the consultancy is working on an identity for the British Airways/American Airlines alliance. The alliance is expected to be approved

DIA replaces creative director

DIA has appointed a replacement for brands division creative director Nick Ovenden, who left the consultancy in April to join Landor Associates as design director (DW 27 February). Ovenden has

Stages of the ages

A new exhibition at the Theatre Museum focuses on one of the leading lights of theatre design. Nick Smurthwaite tracks the early developments in this field

Terminal velocity

Heathrow Express has to be good. Quite apart from the 450m investment by BAA in the fast rail link from London’s Paddington station to Heathrow Airport, it will be launched

Staff numbers are boosted at Glazer

London group Glazer Design Associates has boosted its staff numbers by six to 17, after an across-the-board recruitment drive to strengthen its offering. All new recruits started at the consultancy

Briefs

SAS, formerly Stocks Austin Sice, has designed a new brochure for Selfridges. Photography is by Nick Turpin. – – The North West Cultural Forum, which aims to promote the

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