Interior space explorers

Last week’s inaugural Interiors Forum debated whether architects understand interior space better than interior designers. Lynda Relph-Knight tests the atmosphere at the event

One Sprout too many will ruin your designs

We know the thought of branding Britain fills most designers with horror (see Opinion, DW 10 May), but Sprout.co.uk has swallowed its pride, entered and won BBC Radio 4’s Rebranding Britain competition with a UK logo. Landor Associates creative director Derek Johnston judged the entry to be ‘simple, memorable and powerful’. Judge for yourself.

Digest

The Design Group has redesigned the packaging for Cadbury’s Jestives, a range of chocolate biscuits produced under licence to Cadbury’s by Horizon Biscuits. The rebranded snacks are due to hit supermarket shelves at the end of the month.

GLA picks seven groups to work on design roster

The Greater London Authority has finalised details of its design roster, which sees the appointment of seven consultancies working across a range of disciplines. Appetite, The Attik, Chambers Chapman, Radius Design, Cutting Edge, The Team Brand and Wagstaffs were selected from a credentials presentation involving 20 consultancies. No consultancy was asked to pay to present. […]

Image plans at British Library

Design appointments are likely as the British Library seeks to revamp its brand identity following the appointment of its first director of strategic marketing and communications, Jill Finney. Finney, who joins in July, has a remit that includes the “development of plans for external image”. “Finney will look at the main brand and the sub-brands […]

Digest

Moto is the new name for the Granada Road Services chain, the Compass Group has announced. A supporting identity, created by The Point (DW 10 March), will be unveiled in August. The brand will be rolled out across the Continent within five years.

Clear Intentions

Sara Manuelli visits Dartington Crystal to find out how the company capitalised on the growth of the glassware market and how it plans to build on its success

Digest

Ratcliffe Fowler Design has created the visual identity for Eventful Temps, supplier of support staff to the Professional Golf Association. The identity is launched this week.

Forum

Design and Art Direction International Creative Forum: Superhumanism

Entropia

Entropia is a slender book about experimental practice. Published by Black Dog and designed by Christian Küsters, it is everything ArchiLab is not.

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