22 August 1996

Cable operators tune in to sports channels

European cable and satellite sports channels are blooming as the rise in subscription packages and pay-per-view deals impacts on coverage of sport throughout the Continent, drawing audiences away from traditional

Design called in on alcopops

Design has an important role to play in targeting so-called “alcopops” away from under-age drinkers, says the Portman Group, which has found evidence that some products still fall outside its

BPB builds up new identity

Smosarski & Partners has designed a new corporate identity for building materials and paper group BPB. BPB has an annual turnover of 1.

Brief

British Steel’s brief for Design House was to come up with a corporate brochure illustrating the success of the company since its privatisation. The aim was to reposition the company,

Habitat’s Croydon store gets new look

Habitat re-opens an extended and revamped Croydon store this week which aims to break a tradition of “impersonal” out-of-town stores, according to a spokesman. Design is by London architect Gerard

Brief

The Victoria & Albert Museum may be strapped for cash, but it can’t be accused of neglecting classic artworks. Seven Raphael tapestry cartoons which have been under wraps since 1992

Millet tries on a new image

Outdoor clothing and equipment chain Millet’s Leisure is undergoing an image overhaul with interiors by Crabtree Hall and graphics by Davies Baron. The 160-strong chain is to trial the new

Briefs

Tutssels has designed packaging and point-of-sale material for Solpaflex, a brand extension to SmithKline Beecham’s Solpadeine brand of pain killers. BT has taken out a temporary injunction against New World

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