22 April 1999

D&AD shortlist announced

The nominations for the 1999 British Design and Art Direction Awards, to be held on 5 May, have been released. Design entries fall broadly into nine categories. The graphic design

Digest

On-screen branding isn’t Lambie-Nairn’s only forte these days. Account manager Kerry Harding is also a serious painter. Her second show, at London’s Clapham Art Gallery, opens on 27 April and

SBC releases design shortlist

LONDON’S South Bank developer SBC has drawn up a shortlist for a masterplanner architect to redevelop the site, which could open up long-term design opportunities. The interior design process, encompassing

Millennium product latest

The Design Council has elevated a further 200 products to millennium status in the third tranche of its Millennium Products initiative. Many of the latest products to make the grade

Ziggurat aims for direct hit

‘A drink for the smart guy in the know,’ is how design group Ziggurat describes the new look Strongbow cider which hits the shelves on 1 May. Dominated by the

British Steel takes initiative

British Steel is launching a major design competition in late May to reward excellence in 3D design and put product sustainability on to the agenda. Called Design Solutions, the project

Digest

Phillips International Auctioneers has unveiled the redesigned reception gallery of its New Bond Street site in London, created by Tilney Shane. The shop-front and entrance is re-emphasised with modern materials

Pick of the bunch

The best design work dares to be different, drawing on influences way beyond the client’s brief. But where do those influences come from? And what inspires design’s top creatives renowned

Crazy for kiosks

BAA plans to install 50 interactive kiosks at Heathrow Airport, with further roll-outs to Gatwick and Stansted airports. Designed by Billco Multimedia for WAM Interactive, the kiosks feature an interactive

NDHN launches new identity and website

THE National Designers in Health Network, a mutual support group for graphic designers working within the National Health Service, has been relaunched. The group produces a newsletter, shares advice and

Attack of the “eff” word

A new swear word has entered our vocabulary. The “eff” word. Efficiency has, without doubt, been the biggest management phenomenon of the decade. We hear as much today about down-sizing,

Artificial fibre

Lifestyle magazines let you buy into an exclusive way of life. If they are the interface for the masses to relate to the few, much of what they are is

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