23 January 1997

Confusion over copyright laws

Experts are still unclear on how updates to the Berne Convention on international copyright laws will affect designers. The changes, agreed this month in Geneva, will not take effect until


Taking place at 7 pm on 29 January at Bartle Bogle Hegarty is a lecture by Graham Watson, a freelance who’s worked on award-winning campaigns such as Levi’s. His talk

Far sited

The hype around the Web is starting to abate and its power as a sales and marketing tool is becoming apparent to clued-in clients, reports Paul Murphy


Michael Stewart Design has redesigned the packaging for Woody’s alcoholic fruit drinks in response to concern over the product’s appeal to underage drinkers. Pressure group Alcohol Concern is calling for

Duty-free job for Pyott

Pyott Design has won an unpaid creative pitch to design British Airways’ duty-free catalogue. – Consultancy founder James Pyott says: ‘BA wants the catalogue to be a contemporary piece of

French bistro expands

Jestico and Whiles is redesigning the Café Flo chain of French-style bistros. There are currently seven branches of Café Flo with plans to open between three and six more this

Around the world in ’97

What does 1997 hold for the design industry in key overseas markets? Clare Dowdy sounds out designers around the globe on issues such as technology, politics, major national events, business

Green light for Greenwich

The threatened Millennium celebrations at Greenwich are now set to go ahead, after last minute agreements were reached between political parties and event organisers. Labour has now agreed to the

A system wear-by fashion victims win

So, replica football strips are to have a “wear-by” date in an attempt to stop cries of foul play when they are repeatedly updated. The parents and spouses of footie-crazed

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