21 February 2002

Upmarket KX Gym opens in London

A multi-million pound luxury gym is opening in London’s Chelsea next week, with interiors designed by Thorp Design. California-based consultancy Impossible has branded KX Gym, while Haime & Butler has implemented the brand across brochures, marketing and promotional materials, stationery and a website. Thorp Design has also designed luggage in collaboration with designer Bill Amberg […]

Ministry aims for beautiful Finnish

London consultancy Design Ministry is preparing design concepts for the identity for a chain of standalone beauty stores in Finland, which it is due to present next month. Retail chain Stockmann is planning to launch around 30 Stockmann Beauty stores, which are scheduled to open this summer across Finland. It is Design Ministry’s first work […]

Design getting doctored

While Hugh Pearman takes a much needed rest his alter-ego, a man who wishes to be known only as Dr Design, fills in with some practical advice

Moral Support’s identity performs

Bisset Adams designer Dan Barber has overhauled the identity for Moral Support and created communications materials for the non profit-making multimedia performance company. Barber took on the project on a personal and pro bono basis, although Bisset Adams allowed him and Moral Support to use its facilities, he says. Barber became involved with the organisation […]

Future date

The Design Business Association holds a discussion on The Real Cost of Free-Pitching on 5 March. Chaired by Design Week editor Lynda Relph-Knight, speakers will reflect views of client and design businesses. Admission is free, by advance ticket only. Contact: Kate Dixon on kate@dba.org.uk or telephone 020 7251 9229. Venue: Design Council, 34 Bow Street, […]

Digest

OPX Design has created the visual identity and a 2002 annual review for Faber Maunsell, the company formed from the merger of engineering and construction companies Oscar Faber and [the European arm of] Maunsell. The work launches on 4 March.

Digest

Priestman Goode has promoted senior designer Luke Hawes to be its fourth board director. Hawes will concentrate on developing the interiors and environmental side of the business.

BGA printer roadblock a right load of bollards

You know the West End? Well the last thing you need if you’re driving through it is a diversion. True? Basten Greenhill Andrews, take a bow. The consultancy piled on the traffic misery for central London drivers by blocking off Drury Lane for half a morning to get its largeformat printer delivered. It took 13 […]

Magistrates’ authority looks at logo

The job to create an identity for the Greater London Magistrates’ Courts Authority will begin in earnest next month when Synergy starts a consultation process with authority stakeholders. The exercise will begin on 4 March and will involve staff, trade unions and the Metropolitan Police. The consultancy is looking to understand the culture of the […]

Digest

Propeller Partnership has redesigned packaging for Comma Oil’s car care product range, which will go on sale next week.

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