22 March 2001

Enterprise IG is big in Japan

Enterprise IG has expanded once again, with the opening of a Tokyo office as predicted in Design Week (DW 26 January). The group now has nine offices in Asia with over 125 employees. The start-up is a joint venture between Enterprise IG and Ogilvy & Mather Asia Pacific. It takes the total number of offices […]

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Fishburn Hedges has written and designed the first annual report for national gas pipeline network owner, Lattice Group.

Inside Cover exhibition catalogue by SAS

The catalogue accompanies the touring exhibition Inside Cover – exploring the role of the book. SAS has reinterpreted the catalogue and produced an innovative loose-leaf publication housed in an unusual printed case. ‘It’s made of Velbex, the material used for blood bags,’ says SAS designer Gilmar Wendt, who worked on the project with designers Matt […]

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SalterBaxter has designed a website for property development company Centreland that provides a shop window for the company and a promotional section on CityWest Newcastle.

Sandom set for global expansion as Vibrandt

The Sandom Group has merged its international and UK naming, branding and packaging consultancies to form Vibrandt, which will spearhead an international expansion programme. The group has confirmed that acquisitions could form part of the expansion and it anticipates opening “one or two” overseas marketing offices within three years. The US, South America and Australia […]

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Razorfish is to make 15-20 designers redundant in London as part of a third round of job cuts from the network, since October.

Pets, apparently, win prizes

Pets, apparently, win prizes, but HGV Design certainly deserves one for the work it has done for pet home-deliveries company Halo. The consultancy was charged with creating a new image for the company van and went the whole hog. Close-up photos of a cat were digitised, produced on vinyl and applied to the van. It […]

Events

Stealing eyeballs, focusing on Web design, graphics, animation and new forms of digital film production, runs from 20 April until 20 May in Vienna. International media designers, including Stefan Sagmeister, will talk about their approaches and open them to discussion through lectures and multimedia performances. Contact: See www.stealingeye balls.net for more information and continuous updates. […]

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Claudio Silvestrin has created the int erior design and layout for the Stanley Spencer exhibition at London’s Tate Modern, which opens this week.

Haigh Thornley sees to Hammond & Dummer

Haigh Thornley Design has created a new corporate identity for optician Hammond & Dummer. The consultancy has provided a full branding service for the opticians, as well as the design of shop-fronts in conjunction with signage company Sign Specialists.

Room for more Design Museum improvements

I read with interest Hugh Pearman’s article Room for improvement, concerning the Design Museum (Private View, DW 9 March). I would like to suggest that until it widens the range of exhibits and introduces more fun and functionality, the prices are brought down. There are so many elements that have been excluded from the Design […]

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Jaywing creates branding for cultural initiative Hull 2017

Consultancy Jaywing has created the place branding for Hull 2017, the initiative marking the northern city’s status as UK City of Culture. The logo is an “H” shape constructed out of a series of geometric lines, used against a colourful palette of purple, green, yellow, blue and pink. Gavin Shore, creative director at Jaywing, says […]