RTE pitches wide for youth rebrand brief

Radio Telefis Éireann, the Irish public service broadcaster, is undertaking one of the industry’s largest ever design broadcast pitches to select a consultancy to rebrand its young people’s programming output, The Den.The broadcaster is understood to be holding a 21-way pitch between UK and Irish-based consultancies, including Dunning Ely Jones, BBC Broadcast, Kemistry and BDA.The […]

Think outside the Xbox

Ajaz Ahmed talks about working with Microsoft to develop a gaming console that would set new standards for interaction and intuitive functions

All the right moves

For almost a decade Onedotzero has showcased digital pioneers, but Adrian Shaughnessy thinks it also reveals a dynamic future for graphic design

BAA Retail unveils summer campaign

BAA Retail is unveiling its summer campaign designed by St Lukes/The Nest. It will launch across all airport communications, including sales promotion and point-of-sale.

Gulbenkian Prize for Museum of the Year

A former South Wales pit has won the £100 000 Gulbenkian Prize for Museum of the Year. The Big Pit in Blaenafon reopened in February 2004 after a £7m redevelopment and more than 140 000 people have since visited the site.

We dig Top 100 earnings growth

Having just read the news that the total earnings from UK design groups last year was just under 300million, we are crowbarring into the empty office beneath our studio.

A new leaf

Old master of graphic design Alan Fletcher has come up with a compelling take on the humble paper manufacturers’ sample book, says Mike Dempsey

O2 to redevelop Millennium Dome as music venue

The design world may have chosen to quietly forget about the Millennium Dome, but it has been given another chance to prove its worth. The ill-fated dome is about to be resurrected with a new future and a new name, in a two-year project that affords significant opportunities for designers. Here, perhaps, is a chance […]

News in Pictures

London design group No One has completed the rebranding for luxury Edinburgh Hotel, The Scotsman, which occupies the original Scotsman Newspaper building in Edinburgh on the North Bridge. The hotel boasts a trendsetting bar and eatery. Universal Design Studio has completed the redesign of the ten-storey Lotte department store in Seoul, South Korea. The lighting […]

A new dimension in branding

Nintendo is the latest household name to realise that a luxurious, hi-tech store is a foolproof way to lure in new customers, says Adam Woods

RIBA unveils joint venture on interiors

The British Interior Design Association and the Royal Institute of British Architects is this week launching a joint initiative to work closer on the provision of interior design services. A ‘ground-breaking agreement’ has been published by the pair called ID/05, which will be launched with a seminar at RIBA today. RIBA president George Ferguson says, […]

New Look campaign by Naked and Odd

New Look, the UK’s third largest women’s retailer, is boosting design across the business, with plans to develop more sub-brands and roll out its first national brand campaign, created by Naked and design consultancy Odd. New Look is currently looking to broaden its sub-ranges and is considering maternity, homewares and a revised baby collection as […]

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