22 November 2001

M&S format in legal exchange

Marks & Spencer has had ‘an exchange of legal letters’ over the name of its latest convenience format, Simply Food, the first of which will open at the end of the month.

Tanino Crisci opens London store

Italian luxury leather goods retailer Tanino Crisci is opening its first UK store in London, featuring interiors by Mark Hill Design. The shop, located in Piccadilly’s Burlington Arcade, is scheduled to open this Friday. It is the first major project for creative director Mark Hill, former Allen International senior designer, who set up the group […]

Fundraising flyer for the Almeida Theatre

NB: Studio has created a fundraising flyer for the Almeida Theatre in London, designed to encourage friends and patrons of the theatre to sponsor a seat by buying a name plaque. The flyer, which will be sent out in a few weeks’ time, features a cut-out figure of a person, as well as the line, […]


The Design Council, working with British Design Initiative, has published its latest British Design Industry Evaluation Survey of industry statistics to April 2001.

Habitat reviews store interiors

Habitat is reviewing its store interiors in spring 2002, details of which remain under wraps. The news comes as Habitat opens a store in London’s Kensington on 1 December, featuring in-house designed interiors.


Northbank Studio has created a brochure for a property development by Stanhope in Hemel Hempstead, which is scheduled to be published on 26 November.


Rain Design has created an identity and literature for Dublin social inclusion organisation, Blandchardstown Area Partnership, which was unveiled on 20 November.

Magic of Christmas is what’s stifling creativity

Ah, Christmas. Dry turkey and hangovers. Mistletoe and broken glass. Dodgy fairy lights and mess on the floor. What does Christmas mean to you? The Rainbow School for Autistic Children has joined forces with top design and ad creatives for a series of digital advent calendars, which can be found at www.rainbowpta.com. Responding to the […]

Design One constructs a revamped identity for Phoenix Fabrications

Phoenix Fabrications will unveil its revamped corporate identity, literature, website and advertising, created by Design One, on 13 December. The consultancy has created the overall corporate identity and the identities of Phoenix’s five divisions. The brief was to create an identity that ‘represented the vibrancy and professionalism of the business and its high quality products […]


Creative director and wine supremo Malcolm Gluck continues the British Design & Art Direction’s President’s Lectures on 5 December.


Hidden Art takes place over 24-25 November and 1-2 December across east London. Contact: www.hiddenart.com Thirteen artists and collectives from the UK, Europe, South Africa and North and South America show at Shelf Life, from 23 November until

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