Dixon shakes off the fact that size matters

So, ‘sex toys do not have to be phallic’, according to co-founder of luxury sex brand Myla Charlotte Semler (News Analysis, DW 12 July). How might a non-phallic vibrator look, then? Rectangular? Starfish-shaped? Apple Mac-shaped? Pushing the boundaries of vibrator design is one thing; pushing the boundaries of the female form is quite different. Habitat […]

Brandhouse bottles Robinsons Organic

Brandhouse WTS has designed the structural and graphic packaging for drinks manufacturer Robinsons’ first foray into the organic sector. Robinsons Organic, which launches nationwide at the beginning of August, will be available in orange and lemon flavours. Brandhouse WTS won the work, which is worth £100 000, as Robinsons’ incumbent design consultancy. The Organic range […]

Anderson signs go with the flow

UK consultancy Anderson Design has completed specifications and detailed design briefs for its wayfinding and branding work for Madrid retail and leisure centre, Tres Aguas. The consultancy is also creating interiors for the site, in conjunction with architect BDP. Its entire work for Tres Aguas is worth around £80 000, says Anderson director Richard Nicoll. […]

The charleston massive

The US club scene in the early 20th century was dominated by Art Deco design and revolving dancefloors. Nick Smurthwaite takes a spin

Digest

Williams Digital Media has appointed former BBC producer and director Nick Rigg as broadcast strategy consultant.

Voxpop

British Airways has decided to kill off the much publicised world imagery identity created by Newell and Sorrell. What has the design industry learnt from the exercise, given that it was one of the most prominent ‘big idea’ identities?

Shoddiness just harms reputation of industry

I am writing in response to the club 18-30 article featured in your news section (DW 5 July). It’s no wonder that the design industry is treated in the way it is by some clients, when design groups are prepared to work in such a shoddy way. Not only was Bobbett Design clearly quite proud […]

Digest

WAA has designed a corporate identity, website, brochure, retail price list and product packaging for the Bristan Group’s premier John Sydney collection of taps and bathroom fittings, which launches on 23 July.

New image for Regent Street

The first manifestation of a brand identity for London’s Regent Street will be rolled out over the next few weeks, designed by the Small Back Room. The identity is part of a modernisation programme by Regent Street owner, Crown Estates, which is trying to improve visitor traffic, retail revenue and the prestige of the street. […]

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