Siegelgale staff fired in reshuffle

Siegelgale, the independent branding and new media consultancy, has axed four senior staff members from its London office, including managing director Peter Gilson and creative director Peter Rae. The cuts, which also include senior vice-president of consulting John Hall and senior consultant Anita Califano, were made on Friday by the consultancy’s head office in New […]


Tayburn has revamped the identity for The Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh. The work, which launches this week, includes stationery and design guidelines in addition to the logo.

Wait is over for Poulter Partners

Poulter Partners will find out which of Glen Dimplex UK’s retail heating brands it will be asked to repackage on Thursday 23 May. The job, which also includes a redesign of the brands’ identities, is worth £70 000 in fees. Work is expected to launch later this year. The consultancy was appointed at the beginning […]


Founding partner Dean Stocks has resigned as Stocks Taylor Benson commercial director, after 14 years with the company. His departure follows conflict with managing director Glenn Taylor and design director John Benson over the consultancy’s future direction, says Taylor.

The eye of the beholder

All front and no content? Surely not. Jonathan Ellery tells us why a concept for a book with such creative tones fails to deliver

Northcross fires up York City look

Northcross Design has created the identity for York City, the new company that will link York City Football Club with a British Touring Car racing team and other commercial ventures. York City chairman John Batchelor is working on plans to overhaul the football club’s fortunes by positioning the brand as a viable commercial operation that […]

Fresh Art fair

Now into its second year, the Fresh Art fair is a showcase geared towards independent artists, studio groups and fine art graduates. Those taking part include Max Malandrino, a photographic artist concentrating on themes of consumerism and voyeurism; Hugh Russell, who has created a series of 3D wall hangings inspired by subliminal ideas about cities […]

EUROPE: Czech account

He defined the transport of our past and has painted the future of air travel. Helen Evenden raises a glass to Czech-born industrial designer Tom Karen on the eve of his 40th anniversary with Ogle

Lumsden sets out stall for Amex

American Express is to open its first foreign currency exchange outlets at Heathrow in July, with interiors and signage designed by the Lumsden Design Partnership. The work, worth a five-figure fee to the consultancy, will cover eight outlets in Terminal 3 and Terminal 4 and will roll out from 4 July. The consultancy was appointed […]

Selling with a difference

They’re thick, heavy and repetitive. Trish Lorenz asks whether creative redesigns of traditional shopping catalogues can inject life into a flagging market


Lippa Pearce has been appointed to create an identity for Geronimo Inns. Work will include a revamped visual identity, literature, signage and interiors for the chain of London pubs.

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