25 April 2002

Hosker Moore Kent Melia holidays with Heidi Klein

Hosker Moore Kent Melia has created an identity, store interior, packaging and point-of-sale material for ‘pre-holiday’ fashion and beauty shop Heidi Klein, which opened in London’s Westbourne Grove on Wednesday (24 April). The combined fee for the work was around £150 000, according to Hosker Moore Kent Melia interiors director Christian Papa. ‘This is [Heidi […]


Machinegun-toting buxom wenches, nymphomaniac zombies and plagues of frogs all feature in a forthcoming book celebrating tasteless, movie-poster art. Trash, compiled by Jacques Boyreau, features a selection of the gaudiest and sleaziest ‘Xploitation’ posters from the 1950s to the 1980s. More than 150 warped masterpieces depicting all manner of violence, explosions, escapism and horror are […]


Attik has launched a one-year masters degree course in ‘creative imaging’ with the University of Huddersfield. Attik says the aim is to offer students first hand commercial experience.


Entries into the Design Week Top 100 consultancy survey must be returned by 26 April. Contact design-week@centaur. co.uk with any queries.

Banking on a brand

Clare Dowdy talks to Abbey National head of marketing communications Keith Moor about fresh flowers, coffee and the process of rebranding a high street bank


Corporate communications specialist The Loop Communications Agency has won The Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2002 in the International Growth category, after seeing its overseas earnings rise 100 per cent over the past three years.

Customer attempts to put egg on Wolff Olins’ face

When I first received my Egg card, I was delighted to see how stylish and clean looking it was compared to many others on the market. Imagine my disappointment at seeing the new look card in your news article (DW 4 April) by Wolff Olins (pictured). Thankfully, my existing card doesn’t run-out until 2004 Jason […]

EHS Brann in league with the FA

EHS Brann has beaten off strong competition in a multi-consultancy strategic pitch to be appointed to design the website and on-line identity for the FA Premier League. The site, due to launch before the start of the 2002-2003 football season, represents the league’s first Web presence in its own right. EHS Brann vice-chairman Phil Jones […]


Artist Jake Chapman and lecturer in visual arts Suhail Malik discuss art and criticism now at No More Art on 2 May. Tickets are £8, £7 concessions and £6 for Institute of Contemporary Arts members. Contact: www.ica.org.uk.

Mapping out a response to Hugh Pearman’s piece

We’re sorry that Hugh Pearman is not enthused by the new design of our maps (DW 11 April). We are very aware – and naturally proud – of the high esteem and affection in which the nation holds the OS Landranger Map. Because of this we endeavour to apply the best elements of cartographic design […]

DCMS sports a sophisticated look with Iris report

Iris has designed the Department for Culture, Media and Sport annual report, which will be published next month. A spokesman for the DCMS says the work represents a clear departure from previous reports. ‘Because this is the first report since the last Election we wanted a more sophisticated, varied look,’ says the spokesman. ‘We cover […]

Brighten the Corners

Brighten the Corners has designed the letterhead and business cards for two photographers with vastly contrasting styles. Fine art photographer Bettina von Zwehl wanted her personal stationery to reflect the nature of her work, which is predominantly portraits. The jigsaw-style motif on her business cards and letterhead is designed to depict overcrowded walls in art […]

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