19 October 2000

Pushca goes ‘over the top’ with Amp identity

New design consultancy Amp Associates has created the identity for Pushca Projects, a bespoke creative event production company. Formerly a dance party organiser named Pushca, Pushca Projects is repositioning itself to appeal more widely to the fashion and media industries. The simple “PP” logo is designed to fit into the world of established fashion brand […]

Dress down

New ranges of quality uncoated papers recently introduced from the US have provided much-needed alternatives to glossy printed pages

New bathroom air freshener

London design consultancy Springett Associates has designed the physical shape and packaging identity for a new bathroom air freshener being launched under the Ambi-Pur brand. The non-electrical product has been developed to complement the Ambi-Pur range of electrical liquid perfume products and, according to Springetts deputy managing director Andy Black, ‘fills the need for a […]

BMP Creates coffee table book

To celebrate its last 30 years, advertising agency BMP DDB decided to blow its own trumpet to clients and employees with a 160-page coffee table book showcasing its favourite campaigns.

Digest

Market communications group Oasis Communications has designed a new corporate identity for Icons.com, the official website for a selection of footballers and sports stars. The identity has been designed to be applied to everything from screen savers through textiles and merchandise to packaging and stationery.

A part of the masterplan

London’s South Bank is due for its biggest transformation since the South Bank Centre was created in the 1950s, and so far the proposals have been well received by local residents

The devil is in the retail

Hannah Booth looks at a book showcasing retail design worldwide, and discovers that we’re all just being manipulated to part with our money

Publicis starts strategic arm

The Publicis Group has established a brand consultancy arm, though it is not expected to compete with design groups. Instead, the new consultancy will provide strategic services. The service, which launches next year, is headed by Stephen Meade, who is relinquishing his client service director role, and David Howard, who has joined from Getty Images. […]

O goes On-line with Circle.com

Digital design consultancy Circle.com has created Orange’s first on-line customer magazine, O On-line. The interactive channel, aimed exclusively at Orange contract customers registered at Orange.net, expands on the existing print magazine with lifestyle features and Orange product information. O On-line is created entirely with Flash technology and features competitions, stories and Professor O, an animated […]

London museum design specialist Event wins plaudites

London museum design specialist Event has won a design award for the second year running, for its redesign of the Chester Beatty Library galleries in Dublin. The collections feature treasures and audio-visual presentations in intimate areas, exploring rites of passage in Christian, Islamic and Oriental cultures. Organised by the Institute of Designers in Ireland and […]

Design Council says UK design is worth £6.5bn

The UK design industry is expanding rapidly and is currently worth around £6.5bn, according to new research published by the Design Council. The comprehensive survey reveals that the number of UK design consultancies has grown by nearly a third since the mid-1990s, to around 4000. The industry now employs nearly 75 000 people and boasts […]

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