24 February 2000


The London Transport Museum was designed by Dry Butlin Bicknell and not Paul Mullins Associates, as stated in Design Week on 28 January. The project was co-ordinated by George Butlin and Elizabeth MacLeod, who now operate under the name Butlin Design.

Sølve Sundsbø

Rankin says he is the future of photography. Tony Chambers says he is one of the photographers he would want to work with. Whoever you talk to, this 28-year-old Norwegian photographer is tipped as a rising star. An ex-assistant of Nick Knight, Sundsbø is involved in fashion, portrait and landscape photography. He created the extraordinary […]

New Spring blossoms in Japan

London Group Spring Design Consultants has changed its name to Spring Creative Consultants following a “sizeable” investment from a private Japanese backer. The group was established in 1998 by partners Gavin Krasner and Ian Kiloh. It now has a five-strong core team developing graphic, environmental and digital media design for retail and corporate clients, including […]

Brand Steers towards Study

Bath design group SteersMcGillan is developing the branding of a new art and design centre in Poole, Dorset, which opens in May. Designed by former Financial Times Architect of the Year Richard Horden, The Study Gallery aims to bring people from all nations together to share and study art and design. The two-building square site […]

Yorkshire taxi

London is famous internationally for its black cabs and red buses. Why, argues Design Yorkshire, shouldn’t the northern county have its own vehicular icon? Plans currently under development should, if they go smoothly, feature a concept car illustrating what form such a vehicle could take. Design students from Huddersfield University have taken in a variety […]

Parker Williams eats up Bodyfood brand

London branding consultancy Parker Williams has created the name and corporate identity for a new brand, launched by nutritionist, writer and TV presenter Jane Clarke, called Bodyfoods. The brand will initially be used for a range of cookbooks, though there are plans to introduce the identity into other product areas later this year. The branding […]

Joachim Baldauf

Joachim Baldauf is known in Britain for his saucy fashion shoots for Wallpaper, in particular last year’s ‘Horny’ October issue in which a scantily clad ‘him & her’ posed with breakfast paraphernalia.

Mind you don’t hot-rock the furniture

It was a jolly evening at the opening night of the exhibition of furniture by Matthew Hilton at London’s Geffrye Museum last week. Especially for the unidentified cyclist on the coach taking visitors to the after-show party at the Great Eastern Hotel, which was laid on by retailer, and Hilton’s new employer, Habitat. After parking […]

Tartan thread runs through Kemistry’s BBC design

The Macdonald tartan and the work of artist Mondrian inspired on-screen design specialist Kemistry in its titles for Monarch of the Glen, a Scotland-set series due to be broadcast on BBC One next week. The consultancy has also developed a new corporate identity for Ecosse Films, the producer of the series. ‘It was great to […]


Glasgow consultancy Burns Design has transformed Stirling University’s student union into a new club/ bar venue called Glow. The £200,000 project has doubled Glow’s capacity and aims to rival Glasgow and Edinburgh University venues.

Norwich Union and CGU merger

The £19bn insurance giant created by the merger between CGU and Norwich Union is set to be renamed CGNU if the deal is approved. No design groups have been approached, according to a CGU spokesman. He says it will be “at least three or four months” before any consultancies are invited to pitch for the […]


Edinburgh design group Graphic Partners is opening a Manchester office next month. It will be headed by Mark Ross and Tom Shaughnessy, formerly creative directors at The Chase.

Latest articles