2 December 1999

London design groups create interior for The Pool

London design groups Forster Inc and Sponge Design have collaborated to create interiors and furniture for the latest addition to London’s popular Shoreditch scene – a bar and restaurant called The Pool – which opened on Saturday. Owned by restaurateurs Mark Turner and Raj Nayak, the new venue has several pool tables, bars on two […]

The E-Players

The smart money’s in digital media and every design consultancy wants a slice of the action. Clare Dowdy trawls the leading contenders. Research by Natalie Spencer

Nortel picks O’Zone

Harrow-on-the-Hill design group O’Zone has created the promotional material for Nortel’s new voice and data product, Universal Edge9000, which launches today. The graphic concept includes a pan-European teaser campaign based on faster access, linked to Nortel’s sponsorship of the Williams Formula 1 team.


Designer Christmas is a series of designer-led workshops in which participants use unusual materials to create larger-than-life Christmas decorations. The workshops take place on 4, 11 and 18 December, from 1.30-4.30pm. Contact: 0141-221 6362. Venue: The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow G1 3LX.


Shelton Fleming has designed interiors for plumbing product company Hepworth’s new Doncaster headquarters, which are due to open over the next fortnight.

Vacuous fun

When you are sent endless amounts of letters in regular envelopes, receiving a cylindrical package is always exciting. But on opening one such object recently, we were left with almost nothing. Inside was an empty plastic bottle with an invite to Mercier Gray’s party next week on the label. Titled Empty, the event promises ‘vacuous […]

Guest House Paradiso

Film titles designer, director and producer Richard Morrison, and producer Olive Segr&#233 of Fig Productions have jointly developed the trailer and opening sequence for new British film Guest House Paradiso, after collaboration with actor Adrian Edmondso

Great minds team up for millennium gesture

In the third week of December, top names from design, advertising, media and new product development are coming together for the ultimate idea-generation session. To raise money for charities including The Amber Foundation and Children’s Promise, Britain’s most unconventional thinkers will spend all or part of the day in a room working on any challenge […]

Pyott Design creates new in-flight brochure for Concorde

Pyott Design has created an in-flight retail brochure for Concorde, its client of three years, to reflect the new image of British Airways’ flagship passenger craft for the 21st century. The publication, scheduled to be launched yesterday, features a range of gifts aimed at Concorde travellers. It employs a futuristic outlook while maintaining the existing […]

Drawing boards

An eye-catching poster for a theatre production will reel in a potential audience, stimulating their interest. Nick Smurthwaite takes the bait

World Cup mascots ready for stardom

The 2002 FIFA World Cup is expected to bring stardom to a group of animated mascots. The characters appearing in an animated film, created by Interbrand in Korea and Japan, will replace the single mascots normally used for such sporting tournaments.

Contemporary Art Society offers bargain prices

Members of the public will be given the chance to buy work by artists nominated for both the Jerwood and Turner prizes for bargain prices at this year’s ARTfutures exhibition. Organised by the Contemporary Art Society, and staged during the first week of December at London’s Royal Festival Hall, the show will feature more than […]

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