21 October 2004

NWD in good health with Clinic deal

AIM-listed marketing services group, NWD, has snapped up design consultancy Clinic, in a £2.4m deal. Clinic, which includes design groups Small Japanese Soldier, I-clinic and Two Hats, says the acquisition

Pearlfisher pack treatment for Umi range

London design group Pearlfisher has put the finishing touches to a range of ‘super premium’ toiletries for Waitrose and John Lewis. Called Umi, the premium quality range will be launched

Restaurant designers aren’t makeover artists

In response to Sally Mackereth of Wells Mackereth’s reference to Conran restaurants (Interiors feature, DW 30 September), having rejoined Conran & Partners I’m struck by my colleagues’ intellectual rigour and

Sign language

Transport signage has to help us go from A to B with minimum fuss, while battling a modern-day landscape of visual noise. Clare Dowdy gets straight to the point

Exhibitions

Zest For Life has travelled from London to South Yorkshire and showcases Brazilian designer brothers Fernando and Humberto Campana’s furniture from 22 October until 18 December. Venue: The Design Centre,

Conran relaunches Mezzo as Meza

Terence Conran has relaunched his Soho restaurant Mezzo as a Spanish eatery and bar, renaming it Meza. The space, in London’s Wardour Street, has been adapted to house Cuban cocktail

Cancer Research youth strategy

Cancer Research UK is launching a scheme called Today, targeting 18- to 25-year-olds, with visual identity and naming by Love. The Manchester consultancy won the work in a seven-way credentials

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