Brody bunch: Neville Brody has designed a network of websites for The Guardian which will be launched next year. The ‘Unlimited’ range of sites kicks off with Football Unlimited and Jobs Unlimited. For a taster of what the sites will offer, point your browser at www.footballunlimited.co.uk Do-it-yourself: Small design groups or freelance designers looking to […]
Design commentator Jeremy Myerson is to step in as co-director of the Royal College of Art’s new Helen Hamlyn Research Centre when it launches in January (DW 6 November). He will work alongside Professor Roger Coleman, head of the RCA’s DesignAge unit , which will be absorbed into the new centre. Myerson is quitting his […]
A hallmark device created by Lawrence & Beavan will mark the new Humane Cosmetics Standard agreed this week by 150 international cosmetic makers and retailers.
Glasgow ’99 promises to provide the city with an impressive legacy to take into the new millennium. Hugh Pearman sees how the land lies
US paper manufacturer IP Premium Papers has appointed Bamber Forsyth to reposition its speciality paper brand Distinction across Europe, after a paid pitch including The Partners. The consultancy is working with the client on a strategic review of the brand. When the strategic work has been completed Bamber Forsyth will then evolve the brand identity […]
Acid (Anti Copying In Design) has won the support of seven exhibition organisers, including Miller Freeman, in a campaign to protect designers from copying.
Work by James Hutchinson and Lynne Marsh is exhibited at New Digital Work from 25 November until 10 January 1999. Hutchinson’s work focuses on urban and rural landscape. Marsh’s video narrative transforms the cowgirl archetype into the character of a futuristic frontier woman. Venue: The Original Levi’s Store Flagship Gallery, 174-176 Regent Street, London W1. […]
In Real Life has appointed John Atkinson to the position of senior designer following the sudden departure of Sasha Vidakovic after six months with the consultancy. Atkinson, who previously worked in advertising and retail design, was working at IRL as a freelance. He joins Glen Stone and Steve Davison as the third senior designer. Vidakovic […]
The Science Museum has appointed creative consultants to develop galleries and exhibitions for its Wellcome Wing. – The 47m extension will contain several exhibitions, and is due to open in June 2000.
The Co-operative is breaking the mould with a new strongly branded strategy for its own-label lines. Clare Dowdy compares the company’s radical approach with that of the major supermarket chains and appraises the concepts created by QED
It’s not surprising that Miller Freeman is axing its fox identity before it is fully launched (see News, page 5). Apart from being unpopular with staff – who were apparently not involved in the rebranding exercise by Enterprise IG – it says little about the media group’s publishing and exhibition interests. The “ingenuity” it is […]
Janice Kirkpatrick admires Delia Smith and her mission to bring the rudiments of cookery to the public. If only someone would do the same for design, she says.