At an event last week, Peter York asked whether the creative industries can really save us in the recession, or whether this idea was just an example of ‘British self-delusion’.
Spring Advertising and Design has created an identity for play The Massacre, which was banned by author Elizabeth Inchbald more than 200 years ago, and is making its professional world
Studio Dempsey has designed and edited a book, A Bold Experiment, for the Sir John Ritblat Family Foundation. The book celebrates 60 years of the Weizman Institute of Science in
Wren & Rowe has created a new identity and label marque for the UK’s second largest Spanish wine brand, Berberana. Appointed directly in October, it was briefed to build on
Edinburgh-based consultancy Nevis Design has created an identity for Mackenzie, a new fishing brand from spey `casting world champion Scott Mackenzie. Mackenzie, who designed the products himself, appointed Nevis in
Craig Bainton, a final-year transport and product design BA student at Coventry University, has designed a powered wheelchair which balances on a sphere to allow for good manoeuvrability. Banton says,
First it was Dubai, and more recently Abu Dhabi. Now it looks like Oman could be a lucrative market for UK design.
Format Design Studio has created the identity for Londonbased environmentally friendly decorating company Paint The Town Green. The company, which will launch on World Environment Day on 5 June, will
Attention spans are shrinking rapidly, so advertising copywriters have to work harder than ever to engage consumers. David Bernstein looks at their plight
It might be something to do with starting out in the world of newspapers, but the habit of scanning for relevant ads and articles means that I can’t read one
I would like to second Jeremy Myerson’s view (Private View, DW 7 May) that the recession can be a real opportunity, not just for designers, but for everyone in brand