2 September 1999

Exhibitions

The illustrative work of Royal College of Art student Martina Jirankova will be on show from 6 September until 15 October. Venue: Gabriele Skelton, Roberts House, 103 Hammersmith Road, London

Luxon Carrà brands ULU

Luxon Carrà has developed a new identity and marketing guidelines for the University of London Union, the combined Students’ Union for all 110 000 University of London students.

Merger creates giant retailer

The world’s second largest retailer after Wal-Mart was created this week with the £30bn merger of French groups Carrefour and Promodès. The merged group will be called Carrefour.

Sephora

Sephora, currently the leading chain of perfume and cosmetics stores in France and the second largest in Europe, has created a revolutionary approach to cosmetics retailing. This new system has

Sculpture at Goodwood

In the woods at Hat Hill Copse, you could happen upon a jolly fish on a bicycle, a pair of twirling, 4m-high hippo-like creatures frozen mid-waltz or perhaps the crowd

Future Dates

A new gallery devoted to architecture and design opens with the exhibition Superstructure from 18 September until 30 October. Mama, a group of postgraduates from the MA Creative Technology course

Din to continue French Connection

Fashion retailer French Connection is to open in-store spa bars, which will offer products and services to help customers to relax after strenuous shopping trips. Din Associates is developing concepts

Travellers’ checks

Sara Manuelli tracks down the latest train of thought in railway design, where stations are following the lead of airports, and upping their customer service

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