18 September 2003

DMI Europe puts Turner in chair

Raymond Turner is to be the first chair of DMI Europe, an offshoot of the Boston-based Design Management Institute, when it launches in London next week. Turner (pictured) will hold the post for two years, with DMI Europe focusing on establishing best practice among industry professionals.

The return to centre stage

The days of the out-of-town shopping centre look to be numbered, with the government now favouring city-centre regeneration. Hannah Booth reports

York snub spells raised standards

Urban retail developments are to be subject to tougher design standards, after a decision by the Government to reject a development in York for ‘low standards of design’ and architectural ‘insensitivity’. York’s proposed Coppergate Riverside shopping centre scheme, designed for the local council by architect Chapman Taylor, was rejected last week by the Government following […]

Four IV fashions look for Madeleine Press

Four IV has created the interiors for womenswear designer Madeleine Press’s first London store, opening this week, and is in line to win further commissions as the brand expands. Press was formerly one half of the Press & Bastyan label acquired by Karen Millen in 1997. According to Madeleine Press managing director Stuart Newman, the […]

NB Studio styles Cobella range

NB Studio has created packaging for Cobella, a haircare range from Boots the Chemists and current British Hairdresser of the Year Beverly Cobella, which goes on shelf this week. The range, which launches as new chief executive Richard Baker takes over the reins at the company, is part of the £3m New@Boots campaign. The company […]

Vox Pop

What sort of practical outcomes would you like to see from the inaugural World Creative Forum, which discusses topics ranging from lifestyle and global fusion to collaboration, sustainability and the creative future?

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