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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 Payphones to prevent it painting six of Sir Giles Gilbert Scott’s famous K6 telephone boxes green. A full hearing will take place in mid-October.

Tor Pettersen & Partners and Timothy Guy Design have created identities for the newly demerged Thorn and The EMI Group respectively.

Design and art candidates notched up the sixth highest grade A pass rate for this summer’s A-levels, compared to other subjects. Students beat last year’s results in every grade from A to E.

Spanish lager San Miguel has a redesigned pack for the UK market, created by Gérard Mérian in Landor Associates’ Paris office. A Spanish galleon is introduced on the label of the new, slimmer bottle.

Graham Aldiss has designed The Europa Gallery at auctioneer Christie’s, to be unveiled on 10 September.

London’s Autumn Designs is becoming an expert in designing annual reports for housing associations. The goup’s second report for the Peabody Trust uses full-colour case studies, graphs illustrated by building materials and sepia photography by Jeremy Browne. Autumn Designs marketing director Steve Harvey says: ‘The aim of the report is to catch people’s attention and then keep it by changing the pace and introducing surprise elements.’

This weekend’s Notting Hill Carnival has a corporate identity and four associate icons designed by Drive in London. The consultancy’s repackaging for Lilt, which is sponsoring the event, is currently being phased in.

Powerhouse Design has created a CD-Rom for Scottish football club Celtic.

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