18 November 2004

Spreckley Partners rebrands Global Insight Group

Spreckley Partners has rebranded transactional banking company Global Insight Group as Savantor, creating the name and visual identity. The name is an extension of the word savant‚ meaning a learned person, and is recognised in French, Spanish, and other languages, as well as English.

BSkyB creates interactive menu for Sky Active portal

BSkyB tomorrow relaunches its interactive television service, Sky Active, with a radically overhauled interface, created by the in-house design and development team. The Sky Active portal, which also gains a refreshed marque, will feature richer, high quality graphics, full-motion video and Internet-style link-based navigation. According to Gerry O’Sullivan, operations and design director of Sky Interactive, […]

The Zoo Federation launches new identity

The Zoo Federation, the principal professional body that represents more than 70 zoos across the UK, is launching an identity to support its name-change to British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Alan Thomson, senior designer at The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, created the logo.

Barlows appointed for Shell refurb

Brand environment specialist Barlows has been appointed to refurbish 25 of Shell’s petrol stations, in a £500 000 project. The consultancy, which has also worked for BP and Total, will complete the project by the end of the year.

Chelsea Football Club unveils Blue Dog Design

Chelsea Football Club has unveiled a redesigned badge by Blue Dog Design. The new logo is inspired by the badge worn by the team during the 1954-55 season. It will launch across all strips from May next year. Blue Dog Design has also created a centenary version of the badge and produced the brand and […]

BBC Broadcast designs Light Fantastic trail

BBC Broadcast has designed a trail to promote Light Fantastic, a BBC Four factual series exploring all aspects of light. The sequence uses a special time-slice technique to create a ‘cinematic journey’ showing how light works within the solar system, nature, paintings and historical monuments. Devices such as light bulbs, sparklers and fairy lights were […]

Newenglish creates Filmpur branding

Newenglish has created the branding for Filmpur, an initiative aimed at enticing Indian Bollywood filmmakers to the UK for location filming. The project has attracted financial support from the East Midlands Development Agency and The Arts Council of England.


Subtle lighting schemes are now commonplace, so designers are creating flamboyant concepts that make a bold impression rather than blend into the background, says Miriam Cadji

Landor Associates design for Evian

Landor Associates has designed a special edition bottle form, titled Origine, for mineral water brand Evian. The product will be distributed in more than 100 countries from this week and was created by Landor’s Paris office, which won a paid creative pitch in January 2003. The bottle, made from thick glass, is described as ‘a […]

Urban Salon cuts new style for M&S

Marks & Spencer this week unveils an overhauled store format for three of its major outlets, in Sutton Coldfield, Shoreham and London’s Edgware Road, created by design consultancy and architect Urban Salon.

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