23 September 1999

The White Room’s new package

In the wake of Enterprise IG’s contentious identity for Thomas Cook’s package holiday brand JMC comes a new package holiday company called Just, launched by rival travel operator Thomson yesterday, with an identity by The White Room. Thomson is already a world leader in the inclusive tour business, selling more than four million holidays annually. […]

New Freedom design by Barber Osgerby

The Freedom Brewing Company is developing its second micro-brewery site designed by Barber Osgerby Associates. Further openings of the chain are being considered. The London brewer, which has just relaunched its Freedom Beer brand with a reworked identity by The Ideas Factory, will have a presence at Ganton Street in London’s Soho from November. The […]

New name for Conran

Terence Conran is to join his two design consultancies – CD Partnership and Conran Studios – together under a new name: Conran & Partners.

Museum of Memories

RFA came up with the design for this exhibition of iconic products from British consumer society over the 20th century.


A Bit of Skirt; Walk ’99; The Northern Packaging Exhibition; Trace: The International Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art; Satellites of Fashion

Nitin Sawhney’s latest CD

The cover of musician Nitin Sawhney’s latest CD is intended to portray the pain and difficulty he felt growing up as an Indian in east London, says Peter Chadwick, art director of Zip Design, which created the cover. The issues of being a British Asian are explored throughout the album, Beyond Skin, which is released […]


It looks so real, you could drink it – that was the idea behind this product shot for the cover of Bulmers’ latest annual report. Designed by Saatchi & Saatchi Design, the document attempts to convey the essence of the alcoholic drinks company, and its focus on brand innovation. The cider bubbles imagery is a […]

CDG to work on 2000 products

Conran Design Group has been appointed by the British Council and the Design Council to develop the next exhibition of Millennium Products. The appointment sees the end of the current travelling exhibition of Millennium Products, by Studio Myerscough with architect Allford Hall Monaghan Morris. CDG won the work following a three-way pitch against Met Studio […]

WPP boosted by Addison merger

WPP-owned Addison this week acquired low profile corporate branding group GTW Associates, as its parent group continued talks to buy out Tutssels and Lambie-Nairn, which together form The Brand Union (DW 17 September). Directors of WPP and The Brand Union were still in meetings as Design Week went to press. If they successfully broker a […]

Premiere takes on the world

The rewiring of broadcast media by digital technologists is throwing up a number of challenges for designers. An explosion of digital TV channels has created a need for niche identities and screen graphics, as more channels aimed at a narrow target market are launched. But there is also a need for bundles of channels to […]

Capital showing

The 100% Design show is gaining on Milan and Cologne as the premiere venue for showing new contemporary design. Lynda Relph-Knight picks some products that are well worth going to see

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