Matthew Valentine swings a leg over Raleigh’s new Chopper, but finds it fails to bring back his suicidal childhood tendencies
Liverpool group TM3 has created a website for Central St Martins College of Art and Design fashion design graduate Jason Ansell. The site, www.jasonansell.com, showcases Ansell’s work and has been launched to coincide with London Fashion Week.
Japanese electronics group Aiwa is launching a series of international microsites to sell a range of futuristic audio and imaging products. The websites are being created by interactive design group All of Us, with ad agency Wieden & Kennedy.
Yorkshire Forward launches a revamped brand this month, created by Leeds group Thompson Design, as the regional development agency moves to raise awareness of its work among Yorkshire businesses. The project, believed to be worth in the region of £50 000 in fees to the consultancy, encompasses a refresh of the marque and a comprehensive […]
New Faces showcases a selection of graduate work, including jewellery, textiles and ceramics. The exhibition is organised by the Crafts Council and continues until 18 April at the Crafts Council Gallery Shop and until 25 April at the Victoria & Alb
Vallis Tammaro has created an identity for celebrity session stylist Jon Chapman. The group will also design stationery, brochures and a website for Chapman.
English National Opera raises the curtain on its £40m refurbishment this weekend. It’s been a five-year project for Clare Ferraby, consultant designer at The Arts Team at RHWL, who was responsible for all interiors including colour palettes, seats,
Alsop Architects has appointed Richard Stayte as director of its graphics division A, it has emerged this week, as the practice continues its drive into non-architectural areas. Stayte, who confirms he will start his new job on 1 March, joins from Conran Design Group, where he was 2D design director. According to an Alsop Architects […]
Everyone thinks direct mail is a second rate way to advertise, but if companies put some real effort in maybe people would pay attention, argues Jim Davies
Lambie-Nairn has created the brand identity for Alhurra, a US government-sponsored TV channel for the Middle East that starts broadcasting this week. Alhurra will broadcast in Arabic from studios in Washington DC and bureaux throughout the Middle East. Designed to counter Al Jazeera as the Arabic voice of the region, Alhurra will be focused on […]
Output has designed a series of T-shirts for fashion label Tired of London, inspired by Cuban revolutionary posters of the 1950s and 1960s. Output creative director Rob Coke says the work simultaneously ‘bemoans and celebrates the drudgery of city life’. The images represent ‘important things in city life – music, food and beer’, adds Coke. […]
Rare Corporate Design is to create the 2002 annual report and supporting documentation for Standard Chartered Bank. The group was appointed following a four-way pitch.