A special Bonfire night Blast-offee Toffee “Special Edition” flavour of Frijj, Dairy Crest’s milkshake range, has been launched with packaging by Springett Associates.
Competition in the classical music market is hotting up with the launch of a new CD series called Theta. Sony Classical wanted to tap into a younger audience without alienating loyal followers, says graphic designer Kelly Dunn. She is part of Sony Music’s in-house design team Blue. ‘I went for colourful, eye-catching images – each matching the mood of the individual composer,’ says Dunn. The first ten albums have gone on shelf, and the second Theta series will launch on 3 November.
The final date for entries to the 1998 Design Week Awards is Tuesday 28 October. For details and an entry pack contact Sam Tasker at Centaur Events on 0171-734 0770. Fax 0171-287 6568.
The Listening Library charity, which provides audio books for people with special needs, has changed its name to Listening Books. The new identity is by Visible Edge.
The Lloyds Bank British Fashion Awards is being screened on Channel 5 tomorrow night with intro sequences for the show’s award categories by 4i.
The new unitary Bracknell Forest Borough Council has unveiled its logo, designed by in-house graphic designer Elise Haringman.
A new Saxone pilot store has opened at Brent Cross shopping centre. Interiors are by Lumsden Design Partnership and graphics by Light & Coley. The new look is intended to reposition the chain as a fashion brand for 20 to 45-year-olds. ‘We wanted to breathe life into a brand that everyone knows, which has lost its direction in shoppers’ minds over the past couple of years,’ says Lumsden Design Partnership managing director Callum Lumsden. Light & Coley redesigned the logo, packaging and point-of-sale material. If successful it will be rolled out across Saxone’s 15 UK sites.
Bristol group Oakwood Design has created this logo for Land Rover to commemorate its 50th anniversary next year. It will be used alongside the existing marque.
The website for forthcoming retail brand Breathe was mistakenly attributed to Din Associates in Design Week’s 17 October issue. It was actually created by Elmwood. Din designed the store’s interior.