23 October 1997

Promotions at The Partners

An increase in fee income of 50 per cent over the past year is behind a rash of promotions and continued recruitment at The Partners, says a spokeswoman for the

Studying the classics

The Design Council’s Design in Business Week ’97 runs from 23 October to 4 November. There is a nationwide programme of events and conferences, dedicated to showing design’s value to

Sport watches on to a winner

Thanks to London product design group Nick Griffin Associates, Far Eastern consumers are just about to get yet another lifestyle gadget to while away the time. The Time-Out trio of

What’s your game?

Party of the week was the annual cocktail-fest hosted by Fishburn Hedges. – Table football, pool, pinball, juggling waiters and a giant Scalextric track ensured a good attendance.


At Terminal 2 in Manchester Airport and organised jointly by a number of Northern Business Links, Design in Business – Vision and Reality on 28 October aims to explore design’s

Bamber Forsyth unites Cowie

Transport operator Cowie Group is to rebrand as Arriva, consolidating its current 140 sub-brands under one name. A national bus brand will be one result. The Arriva title was developed

War museum unveils plans by Libeskind

The Imperial War Museum has unveiled plans for its proposed 35m northern branch, scheduled to open in 2002 at Trafford Wharfside in Greater Manchester. If successful in its funding applications

Studying the classics

Matthew Valentine takes a look at a new series of books on design icons and learns, to his surprise, that his kettle has an impressive design pedigree.

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