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Redpath’s design director Andrew Hunter has designed the logo and other material for the Edinburgh Book Festival. Illustrations are by Clare Mackie.

Leeds consultancy Pilot Design has redesigned Tizer for Scottish soft drinks company AG Barr. The new cans were launched last week.

Brighton consultancy Giant Arc Design created this “upbeat and punchy” identity for new Soho-based editing facility The Mouse & Keyboard.

Wolff Olins has created a new logo for the Oxford Playhouse to coincide with the theatre’s 4m revamp by architect Michael Reardon Associates. The logo will appear on stationery, programmes, tickets, banners and signs.

Carling Premier lager launches a four-pack card wrap next month by Design Bridge.

The Design Stage has recruited Michael Sweet, former director of film, video and television at The Arts Council of Wales, to be director of the Cardiff Bay consultancy’s multimedia development.

The in-house industrial design team at Hunting Aviation has chosen a deliberately domestic lavatory for the interiors of a new aircraft for its Korean client KCDC – a joint venture by local companies including Samsung and Daewoo. The team was briefed in March and completed a K100 mock-up in time for the Korean Air Show this week. ‘A theme of ellipses and soft curves was developed along with retro detailing,’ says a Hunting spokesman. Features in the lavatory include wheelchair access and a baby changing facility. The K100 is due to be launched in 2001.

Fund management firm Titan Capital Management has an updated corporate identity and new literature, including this brochure, designed by new consultancy Boyd & Co. The new look is the culmination of a five- month programme to redefine the company’s image. Set up three years ago, Titan ‘was very avant garde’, says marketing strategist Gertrud Keazor. ‘But now our client base is more institutionalised and we wanted to look more serious.’ The company’s original identity was created by Ellis Boyd Arup. Boyd & Co was founded after an amicable ‘restructuring’ of Ellis Boyd Arup, says founder Susi Boyd.

Dutch food producer Smilde Food Group is introducing to the UK its meat-free meals targeted at young children. Packaging and naming are by Tynan D’Arcy.

British Airways’ new offices will rehouse 2000 staff and not 200 as reported last week. Design manager for the Combined Business Centre is Tilney Lumsden Shane chief executive Kathy Tilney and the architect is Niels Torp.

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