2 September 2004

Architects brew Alessi collection

Alessi is launching an exhibition of tea and coffee sets designed by 20 contemporary architects. The collection will be shown at the Sir John Soane’s Museum in September. The architects

Astound and DSP rejuvenate York hotel

Astound and DSP Architects have collaborated for the £500 000 redesign of York’s prestigious Dean Court Hotel, which is near completion. While keeping period details, the interior design reflects ‘a


The Living Room is a mixed-media exhibition that surveys furniture, textiles, wallpaper and objects revealing the cultural richness and diversity of current styles. It runs from 8 September-17 October. Venue:

New branding recipe for Organix

Children’s organic food manufacturer Organix has appointed The Forster Company to review its branding, as it moves to clarify its offering for consumers. The Forster Company will initially look at

Arad powers look of Battersea hotel

Ron Arad Associates has designed a radical luxury hotel concept to be housed at Battersea Power Station in London. The plans for the Upperworld Hotel will be officially revealed at

Tide-Frater joins team at Harrods

Former head of creative direction at Selfridges Susanne Tide-Frater takes up a post at Harrods this week. Tide-Frater is joining the retailer as creative director, a position that has been

Young blood

It’s heartening when a client organisation turns to young blood for ideas. So news that credit card company Visa is collaborating with Royal College of Art students sent a warm

One-Day Course

On 14 September a fast-track course on Green legislation for electronics companies entitled Making Electronics Green is taking place at the Centre for Sustainable Design at the Surrey Institute of

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