22 January 1998

Stir-fried economics

South-east Asia is an area of recent economic turmoil. Andrew Mylius explores how the rapid changes that typify the region can actually increase opportunities for the well-informed.

B&Q roster nears

M&K chairman Paul King is finalising a design roster for DIY chain B&Q. He is looking at the client’s likely design projects for the year, costing them and producing a

Educating the institution

With government attention focussed on education once more, Janice Kirkpatrick recommends that colleges should arm students with more than just certificates.

Brief

Graphics for Jordan’s Formula 1 racing car have been designed for the second year by Light & Coley, and follow last year’s black and yellow snake design.

That’s shoe business

The Royal Society of Art’s new portrait of the Queen is likely to upset the blue rinse brigade. It depicts the Queen ‘in relaxed mood. She wears no crown and

National Savings rush

National Savings, the Government-backed agency which provides investment products, has received 99 applications from design consultancies hoping to redesign its corporate identity. The project will form part of a broader

Nestlé condenses

Nestlé has confirmed that the revamp of its condensed milk brand will include changes to some of the design elements.

EXHIBITIONS

Throughout 1998, the Barbican is celebrating US arts and culture across music, theatre, film, dance, literature, performance and the visual arts. Shaker: The Art of Craftsmanship is an exhibition of

Wherever I lay my hat, that’s my Dome

No wonder Stephen Bayley had a difference of opinion over the kind of ‘Britishness’ which should be presented to punters at the Millennium Dome. While it was originally thought the

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