The independent wine and spirits merchant Berry Bros & Rudd is launching a revised retail concept developed by Fitch London, which will run across four 25m2 stores located at each of Heathrow’s airport terminals.
With regard to designers helping get the obesity message over to kids (Vox Pop, DW 17 March), there seems to have been a quantum shift in the empowerment of children from the outmoded view of ‘being seen and not heard’.
The Royal Institute for British Architects has published an election manifesto targeting MPs called the Manifesto for Architecture: 21 Actions for a Better Britain. ‘In this election year, politicians should realise that good design is essential for improving services. That’s beginning to happen, but the process has been too slow,’ RIBA president George Ferguson explains.
Global jeans brand Wrangler is set to open its first ever stand-alone retail outlet, with interiors designed by JHP. The consultancy, which won the commission after a three-way paid pitch, has been working on the project for more than six months. The 150m2 store opens next month in Manchester’s Trafford Centre and will act as […]
Visa International has overhauled its brand identity and card design, as part of a repositioning to become a payments company. According to John Elkins, the company’s executive vice-president for global brand and marketing, the strategy has been in development for the past 18 months and included, at various stages, consultation with Interbrand, Wolff Olins and […]
Interstate Associates has won a three-way creative pitch to design financial marketing literature and an annual report for Islamic investment bank Arcapita.
BT Group has relaunched its website, www.btplc.com, designed by brand and digital design consultancy Rufus Leonard. The site presents BT’s corporate operations and was redesigned to improve access to a large volume of information.
The identity for BP’s forthcoming £4.5bn petrochemicals subsidiary, Innovene, has been designed by Landor Associates. The consultancy, which designed BP’s current ‘helios’ identity in 2000 (DW 28 July 2000), was appointed last August, following a strategic pitch.
The next Friday Late View is happening on Friday 25 March from 6-10pm. It is entitled Illustrate! and is dedicated to the renaissance of illustration, celebrating the versatility of today’s influential practitioners. Venue: Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7.
Will the credibility of the design team at BBC Broadcast be affected by the corporation’s sale of the division? And if so, why?
Vespa has just launched a new model, the LX. Has the 60-year-old company managed to combine innovation to remain true to the original design classic?
The Chartered Society of Designers is this week relaunching its website, www.csd.org.uk, created by Cambridge design group Green Cathedral. The CSD says it will bar clients looking for free pitches. CSD chief executive Frank Peters says the organisation plans to launch a series of professional services for members via the site, including design protection, copyright, […]