20 October 2005

DW Awards deadline

Entries to the 2006 Design Week Awards are due in by 27 October. The judging panel will be led by Tomato’s Tom Roope, Richard Seymour of Seymour Powell, Garrick Hamm

University launches access for businesses

The University of Portsmouth has launched Purple Door, a gateway for businesses to access the institution’s resources, with a brand identity and communications materials by Hampshire consultancy Paul Martin Design

Opie opens London brand museum

The Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising is scheduled to open in London’s Notting Hill in December, Design Week can exclusively reveal.The museum is the brainchild of brand historian Robert

Profile: Dave McKean

Dave McKean thinks nothing of mastering stage design, illustration and animation simultaneously, but his rigorous critiques of his own work keep him grounded. Nick Smurthwaite talks to him about his

Stirling Prize

The Scottish Parliament building has won this year’s prestigious £20 000 Stirling Prize, in a week that also saw the Royal Institute of British Architects award the Sage Gateshead, designed

News in Pictures

1 Naked members of staff star in a cheeky campaign, designed by Figtree for Orange, to promote Liberate, the telecoms giant’s employee discounts service. 2 Crush Design & Art Direction

Enterprise IG bolsters team

Enterprise IG has appointed Kevin Keohane and Cerys James as head of brand engagement and account director respectively to its London Brand Engagement team.

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