21 August 2003

Future date

In’nova is a new international trade fair for professional exhibitors and buyers of tableware, kitchenware, home textiles and housewares. The fair is launched by FIL/International Fair of Lisbon, Portugal, and

Dr. Martens steps up youth appeal

Iconic footwear brand Dr. Martens is in talks with design consultancies to create sub-brands aimed at widening its appeal beyond ‘the industrial sector’ and youth culture, Design Week has learned

Bayley chucks brickbat at new series on the Beeb

Sometime Vox Pop contributor Stephen Bayley has really set the mink among the poodles with his Independent article that slams Restoration, the BBC’s Pop-Idol-for-architecture programme. ‘Stuff the National Trust’ was

Interbrand director Simmons quits

John Simmons, Interbrand director of verbal identity, has left the group after 19 years to work as a consultant and writer. He plans to work with writers’ collective 26 and

Exhibitions

A Cut Above the Rest, from 23 August to 26 October, features blades – from scissors to scythes, surgical saws to ice skates – taken from the Hawley Collection at

Digit staff set up breakaway group

Three Digit directors, including founding partner Simon Sankarayya, are leaving the group to set up a breakaway consultancy, All of Us, it has emerged this week. Sankarayya will be joined

Mintat rebrands Iranian oil group

Minale Tattersfield is presenting first concepts next month to Iran-based automotive oil company Caspian, following its appointment in June to redesign the company’s identity and develop a series of sub-brands.

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