Jan Pienkowski’s silhouettes are the perfect accompaniment to dark fairy tales, sucking readers into a world that is as forbidding as it is enticing. Yolanda Zappaterra tracks him down for
RTÉ’s children’s channel, The Den, launched on Ireland’s RTÉ Two last week, with screen design by Dunning Eley Jones. The project includes the design and production of a range of
Valerie Wickes (Voxpop 25 August) makes some telling points while ignoring the key message of The Chartered Institute of Marketing’s letter in response to The Guardian article. The Chartered Institute
In a bid to breathe new life into its troubled DIY retail chain, the board of B&Q is now sounding out designers, with project appointments expected imminently.
Internal communications may seem limited in scope, but considered work can have a profound effect on a client’s business, says Rob Andrews
With regards to News Analysis (DW 8 September 2005) – clients are ‘turning to wordsmiths’ because design continues to treat writing like an eccentric aunt at a wedding – has
Chancellor Gordon Brown has revealed plans for a conference on creativity for British industry, to be hosted by the Treasury. ‘Creativity will be the theme of the new enterprise conference
Ross Lovegrove is unveiling his first comprehensive bathroom collection – spanning more than 100 items – for Turkey-based bathroom brand Vitra. The items are the first in a series of
The Wall Street Journal has unveiled the new-look, integrated nameplate for its international editions, designed by Garcia Media. The redesign will be launched on-line and in print on 17 October.
Virgin Atlantic has opened a daring Clubhouse lounge at Heathrow Airport, complete with jacuzzi and bar. Following a raft of pioneering design projects, how far can design take the airline
The UK design industry is ‘big, successful and optimistic’, but still displays symptoms of an ‘immature’ industry, according to a research report unveiled this week by the Design Council and
Lambie-Nairn is working on a range of Sainsbury’s ‘brand presentation’ projects, including van designs and in-store elements, says consultancy chief executive Nick Hough. The consultancy created the typography for Sainsbury’s