Conran & Partners’ managing director Richard Doone is leaving after 25 years. Doone will continue on a part-time basis for 12 months from February. During this time he will jointly manage the consultancy with Tim Bowder-Ridger, Conran & Partners’ current deputy managing director. ‘[Doone] will be there to guide and mentor [Bowder- Ridger] and will […]
Manchester- and Leeds-based consultancy Creative Concern has collaborated with Peter Saville to design marketing materials for Walls Are Talking, an exhibition of wallpaper designs by Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst and Niki de St Phalle, among others. The banners, invitations and programme feature a face with the mouth torn away to reveal a layer of wallpaper. […]
More than 70 per cent of Design Week readers believe the design industry needs a trade union, according to a DW poll. The survey, on www.designweek.co.uk, shows that 70.3 per cent of respondents think designers need a trade union, while 29.6 per cent think the industry is fine without one. Last week the Design Assembly […]
London’s Aram Gallery launches the fourth exhibition of designers’ prototypes and experiments on 21 January, this time focusing on objects made from metal. Models (coat rack, by Vandasye, pictured) will be displayed alongside original sketches, both rarely seen outside the studio. The show runs until 6 March.
Terence Woodgate has designed the Josiah lighting range for SCP. The range, in bone china, is being launched at Maison & Objet in Paris, which starts on Friday.
Digital and graphics start-up Waggott, Tripp and Graham has won a commission to create a series of wall graphics and installations at the London headquarters of post-production facility the Moving Picture Company. MPC sponsored the trio’s first project, Go Scan Yourself, which appeared at design show Tent Digital, having approached Goldsmiths lecturer in design Charlotte […]
Reform Creative has designed the identity and website for Huddersfield-based arts charity Artists in Mind to position it as a ‘serious arts organisation’. Aim supports artists with acute mental health problems in the community and within psychiatric institutions. The charity’s founder John Holt approached the consultancy on the strength of its work for a Manchester-based […]
Jaime Hayón has designed the Pixel vases collection for Bisazza. The collection – titled Antenahat, Ballhat, Bulletrabbit, Black Bulletrabbit, Openmuñeco and Pointyhat – will be showcased at Bisazza’s flagship store in Paris from Friday as part of Maison & Objet 2010.
Fleur McNally has joined Brandopus as new business director. McNally has previously worked for advertising groups including M&C Saatchi and Wieden & Kennedy.
Sennep has created the Feel Good Doodle website for the Feel Good Drinks Company.
Manchester-based consultancy Corporation Pop has been appointed to develop the national campaign for music festival Creamfields 2010.
Greg Hadfield, head of digital development at Telegraph Media Group, is set to join Cogapp as director of strategic projects.