25 September 1997

Little change for Wales

The vote for Welsh devolution will have a marginal impact on its design community, says Chartered Society of Designers president Adrianne LeMan. ‘I don’t see why devolution will effect the

HANDMADE:Eastern promise

Paper-making is part of Nepal’s history. The ancient tradition is as vital today as ever, and the results are some of the most individual and beautiful papers in the world.

Spirited ladies at MPL

Moving offices has proved particularly trying for staff at MPL, which joined CLK in its Hammersmith building earlier this year. MPL’s female staff claim that the building has ghosts in

Define and rule

In an overcrowded market getting your product noticed is difficult. Simon Sholl and Philip Lawder cut through the hype to define the qualities of a premium brand. Philip Lawder is

FANTASY PAPER:Dream reams

Paper-makers try hard to develop the papers designers need and want, but sometimes the ideal stock just doesn’t exist. Melanie Willis Fleming offers paper creators a few ideas by asking

Best of a bad situation

Following recent discussions on free-pitching or tendering, I believe that most of the core points raised are fair and that too much talent goes unpaid for. I await with interest

paper in art:Material worth

Paper, originally a medium on which art was conveyed, is now often the focus of art itself. Jeremy Roots examines how this evolved. Jeremy Roots is senior designer at Roundel.

Tesco denies talk of image change

Tesco denies rumours that it is considering a strategic identity review in a bid to beat arch rival Sainsbury’s in its attempt to update its brand. Sainsbury’s confirmed two weeks

North East CSD chair

The Chartered Society of Designers has a new chairman for the North East Region. Alistair Williamson is design manager at Halifax product consultancy Arkham Design and was chairman of the

EXHIBITIONS

Seeing Is Deceiving: The Art and Science of MC Escher is the first exhibition of his work in the UK for 30 years. Visitors will not only be able to

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