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’.

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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

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

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

Nevis Design

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

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,

Format treatment for non-toxic paint brand

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

Copy right now

Attention spans are shrinking rapidly, so advertising copywriters have to work harder than ever to engage consumers. David Bernstein looks at their plight

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