Friday 24 March – An exhibition organised by the swiss curator Hans Ulrich Obrist. An international collection of artists provides the opportunity to touch, use, buy or take away objects at the exhibition.
Friday 28th April – Exhibition by Julie O’Reilly looking at the theme of light and shadow using sequential sketches. Until 25 May.
Tee hee! Those crazy dudes at Pentagram sure know how to knock together a press release. – And here it is – in its entire length (more than four feet!
The candle must rank highly as one of the great clichés of graphic design, in use by numerous organisations, including Amnesty International. It is a symbol of light, comfort and hope. The Christie Hospital NHS Trust near Manchester is the major cancer hospital in the North of England. Its centenary in 2001 is being used […]
Thursday 30 March – Debate hosted by the Chartered Society of Designers on the subject of retail design in the Nineties. The panel will include Richard Woolf and Martin Bullock of Red Jacket.
Holiday company Airtours is flying a new identity this week designed by Coley Porter Bell. – The “streamlined” logo adorns tail fins of Airtours planes and the funnels of two cruise ships.
Packaging and literature design will not be affected by the soaring prices of paper and other packaging materials, according to major design buyers. The cost of corrugated board, polythene and styrene are all set to double this year, reaching record levels. Paper pulp has already more than doubled in price since 1994. However, United Biscuits […]
With the advent of the British Furniture Council, it seems that there might finally be a chance for the industry to take the market towards a better mix of high design and mass-market flatpacks. Jeremy Myerson reports on developments so far and suggests a
`We are not allowed to interfere with the chicken breasts.’ – Sainsbury’s Helen Marsden on whether pack shots of food are honest.
Boots has unveiled a new interiors and facia concept at a Nottinghamshire store which will be rolled out to its 1200-strong chain. The design involved a three-stage process. Pentagram partner John McConnell, Boots’ design consultant, gave initial guidance on the direction of the brand, Ralph Selby of Derbyshire consultancy Ralph Selby and Associates specified details […]
Thursday 30 March – A seminar at the Chartered Society of Designers presented by Ian Silby. Focuses on business-winning presentations.
British Shoe is to introduce a new self-service brand with a concept by London consultancy Design Ministry. – The new concept, called Shoe Connection and designed to “attract the broad-based, middle market target audience”, follows the Davies Baron-design