24 April 1997

Icograda’s definitions

To celebrate its annual World Graphics Day this Sunday, the association for graphic design Icograda is encouraging graphic designers to redefine their role. Sadik Karamustafa, vice-president of Icograda, is co-ordinating a project on new definitions of graphic design, to be published in a book and exhibited at Icograda’s congress in Uruguay in October.

Plastic surgery for Ribena after 51 years

Ziggurat has completed a thorough overhaul of Ribena’s packaging, a project which has included new product development and a structural change for what has proved to be a stalwart of UK packaging design. Ziggurat says that its new bottle design for Ribena’s 150m core product – the concentrate – will be “a classic”. Described as […]

A shopaholic confesses

Designers are often loathe to admit that they can become too close to their work. So it is refreshing to hear Howard Saunders, creative director of retail specialist Rawls & Company, reveal the truth.

To avoid breakdowns get a bike, says RAC

The venerable RAC may have shocked a few members by unveiling a radical new identity by North and a strategy which repositions it as a mobility organisation. It has even started calling for better funding for public transport and has launched its own bicycle. The group says this response is in recognition of modern lifestyles: […]

Dubois makes a move

Max Dubois has left The Identica Partnership and is to join Design Bridge. – Design Bridge managing director David Rivett says Dubois, who joins on 12 May, is a ‘senior’ appointment for the packaging group.

Suitable look in Leeds

Tilney Lumsden Shane has designed a new retail concept for menswear chain Suits You. The first of the 30 Suits You stores to implement the new look has opened in the White Rose Shopping Centre in Leeds. The design introduces an arch running the length of the store. The project includes a new facia. TLS […]

RAC looks to the future with a virtual agency

The RAC has launched a radical new public image, created by a “virtual agency” under the direction of strategy and marketing director Jan Smith. The overhaul includes a new corporate identity developed by London consultancy North, with brand strategy, positioning and account planning by branding consultancy Smith & Jarvis. Other experts were drafted in for […]

New Sampson Tyrrell recruits

Sampson Tyrrell Corporate Marketing has recruited Nick Jones and Peta Waddington as senior designers. Jones was at Williams and Phoa and Waddington joins from Virgile & Stone.

Arcadia calls for Tillberg

SMC Design has planned the refurbishment of P&O’s Arcadia cruise liner, working with its Swedish parent company, Tillburg. The company was appointed after a credentials pitch. Tillberg was previously co-ordinating architect for P&O’s flagship, Oriana. Refurbishment of Arcadia will start in October, with a Christmas completion date scheduled. SMC Design has created interiors for several […]

Vibrant image for Deli range

Marlow Foods, owner of meat-free products brand Quorn, has launched Deli, a new range of Quorn-based sliced foods. – Set Square Design Consultants created the packaging and the brand name of Deli, aimed at the sandwich filling/salad sectors in the four fl

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