Dolcis ditches 20/20 redesigns

Dolcis’ new owner Stylo is discarding 20/20’s branding, visual identity and interior design, which were applied in one Dolcis store (pictured) before the shoe brand collapsed in January.The new branding features the tag line ‘Love shoes, love Dolcis’. It was created last year to give Dolcis a younger, more contemporary look.Stylo, which bought the brand […]

Mulberry picks Fendley for communications role

Luxury goods brand Mulberry is looking to the design world for guidance as it implements its plans for global expansion.The business, famous for its luxury accessories and leather bags, is making graphic designer Georgia Fendley responsible for marketing and communications as it intends to open up to 20 stores world-wide in the next year.Fendley says […]

Why have food labelling proposals bypassed designers

Designers have not been consulted on European food labelling proposals, and consumers could well lose out as a result, argues Emily PaceySince overlooking the design industry during its recent consultation on food labelling, the Food Standards Agency has started a game of ‘pass the buck’ that promises to punish both designers and consumers.The European Union-wide […]

David Godber on his mission at the Design Council

He was destined for great things in the car sector, so what led David Godber to jump ship and join the Design Council? Lynda Relph-Knight talks to him about his new job and the challenges of working for a quangoDavid Godber is a high-flyer. It’s not just that he has made deputy chief executive of […]

Designing for the healthcare market

For product designers, healthcare is one of the most worthwhile areas to work in but, with inventors and engineers also involved, how do designers fit in to the development process? Yolanda Zappaterra talks to three specialists to find outCan design save your life? It seems an obvious question, with an equally obvious answer, but it’s […]

Design groups take to magazine publishing

When creative agencies become publishers they usually do it as a labour of love, but Clare Dowdy finds that what starts as a hobby can soon turn into a creative successThey can be sardonically knowing, campaigning or business-like. But whatever their stance, creative agencies’ standalone magazines generally have certain things in common: a desire to […]


Branding consultancy Philosophy has refreshed private equity group Silverfleet Capital’s brand identity. The group, previously known as PPM Capital, has relaunched as Silverfleet following a management buyout from insurer Prudential.

Emperor Design

Emperor Design has rebranded the logo and website for IT recruitment company Interquest. The new look includes a marque created from interlocking ‘q’s.


Manchester cultural centre Greenroom is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a fresh brand identity designed by Reform Creative.

Loomis & Jones Creative

Loomis & Jones Creative has designed the new hybrid website,, for Actionable Intelligence Technologies, the financial investigations and forensic accounting company.

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