Design Pursuit is a vehicle treasure hunt taking place in September from London to Glasgow. The event aims to raise funds for the Design Business Association’s Design for Good. A

Signs of the time

Few modern day signs live up to the visual appeal of their ancestors as shown in a new book on decorative signage, says Matthew Valentine

Dollond cleared up

I write on behalf of our client Dollond & Aitchison, following the coverage of its contact lens packaging (DW 29 May).

London groups win Bristol job

London consultancies PSD Associates and MetaDesign have been appointed to create a signage, street furniture and identity programme for Bristol City Council. The project, which has been dubbed the Legible

France Telecom shortlists three UK consultancies

France Telecom, the world’s fourth biggest telecommunications group, has shortlisted three UK design consultancies and two overseas competitors to carry out a worldwide corporate identity redesign. Minale Tattersfield Design Strategy,

Lookalikes on the table

Matthew Valentine follows the latest development in the copycat branding wars as the Government finally recognises the problem and considers measures to combat it.


Chi ha paura… del gioiello contemporaneo? (Who’s afraid of… contemporary jewellery?) is a collection of jewellery designs by designers noted for their work in interior and product design. Work by


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Enterprise IG brands Hilton

A new global identity by Enterprise IG for the Hilton hotel is due to be unveiled today. – The brand is owned by Hilton Hotels Corporation in the US and

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