23 April 1998

Faking it

Nick Smurthwaite talks to four photographers about ways in which the digital revolution has affected them, personally as well as professionally

Lookalike packs ‘are confusing’

Shoppers are confused by lookalike brands, according to a report by the British Brands Group which aims to convince Parliament of the need for legislation to prevent copycat packaging. More

Soft site, hard sell

A website for photographer Lee Miller shows that a simple design can also be an effective selling tool. Yolanda Zappaterra goes on-line to check it out

Design Council seeks Government attention

The Design Council continues its drive to push design up the Government’s agenda, urging a range of measures including the removal of barriers to competition. These recommendations form part of

BOOKS

The third European (Regional) Design Annual published by RotoVision is now available. Divided by country the annual presents almost 500 winning entries from all major graphic design categories. Articles included

Catching his drift

‘We’ve been out on our surfboard waiting for a wave. That’s kind of hitting now and people are getting wet.’ So says multimedia megastar Malcolm Garrett, putting a West Coast

STE makes Wace magnificent

Pre-press and digital imaging giant Wace Group has relaunched its worldwide imaging business. Naming and identity are by Sampson Tyrrell Enterprise. Explaining the division’s name, Seven, STE creative director Paul

First De Montfort dean

De Montfort University has appointed Professor Alan Short as the first dean of its Faculty of Art and Design. Short, who designed the university’s Queens Building, will continue to work

Caulder Moore stepping out

Caulder Moore has been appointed to develop a new identity and branding for C&J Clark subsidiary K-Shoes. A number of trial Clarks stores developed by the group have been operating

Brief

Reduced weight, size and production costs have been achieved by Cre’active Design, with its new hand-held water pump developed for water testing company Waterra. The PowerPack PP1 has been created

Brief

The Point’s creative director Martin Chatterton has penned the latest chapter to an interesting sideline. By night the mild-mannered designer is The Voice of Football, and has written four books

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