Queens Moat Houses, the UK’s third largest hotel group, has unveiled identities by Sampson Tyrrell for its Moat House and County Hotels chains.
Two top US awards schemes with packaging design categories are calling for entries. The Clio Awards have a 31 January deadline, call 0101 212 683 4300 for details. The New York Festivals has a 3 March deadline, call 0101 914 238 4481.
James Pyott of Pyott Design worked with in-house designers at picture library Tony Stone Images to produce its Volume 14 catalogue.
Architectural practice Jeremy Dixon Edward Jones has been appointed from a shortlist of five to design a masterplan for improving interiors at London’s National Portrait Gallery.
Planet has redesigned packaging for the Vax carpet cleaning brand’s expanded range. The group previously developed the Vax 3-in-1 carpet cleaner bottle.
Scottish biscuit baker Simmers has extended its Bakers Choice brand with new packaging designed by Edinburgh group Tayburn. It uses harvest illustrations by Graham Evernden.
Design and Art Direction has elected Peter Gatley of ad agency BMP as a member of the executive. He joins recent arrival Steve Gibbons of The Partners on the 1995 committee.