18 March 1999

Shelf Life

My first job in marketing was as Croft sherry brand manager for IDV. I remember then, an older and wiser colleague telling me that a brand’s packaging is its first

Nim creates Dunwoody identity

Middlesex group Nim has created an identity for T Dunwoody & Partners Consulting Engineers, as part of an exercise to reposition the firm as forward-looking. Dunwoody plans to expand its

Dancing in the city

After four years of bureaucratic wrangling, the Scala at London’s King’s Cross is refurbished and ready to reopen on Saturday offering a “multi-dimensional experience”. This long-established venue started life as

Design vital to capital, says Smith

Culture Secretary Chris Smith has urged London’s design community to take a lead role in initiatives to improve life in the capital. Central to his plea is the impending formation

Light my fire

It seems inconceivable that Bob Gill has not worked in Britain for 24 years. It was here, after all, that his career took off, where he became a partner in

New name for Irish telecom

Nationalised Irish telecommunications company Telecom Eireann is to relaunch as Eircom on 8 April. This is in preparation for privatisation which will see up to 35 per cent of the

Parentline brochure by Synergy

Design group Synergy has created a fundraising brochure for Parentline, a charity which aims to support parents having difficulty with their children. Parentline runs a 24-hour telephone advice service –


Navy Blue Design Consultants aims to unite the European design community by using national flag colours on this campaign for The European Design Annual Awards. The document will be sent


A collection of more than 100 images by David Hockney goes under the hammer at Hockney Posters on 25 March at 2pm. Vendor Brian Baggott began collecting Hockney’s posters in

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