Apparatus has designed a series of promotional publications for financial services company Brewers. The work will be published next month.
Get your hands on… an original Fred Deakin T-shirt. To celebrate its first birthday (and due to the fact it needs space for its new collection) Airside Shop is having a sale. With up to 60 per cent off these high-grade graphical garments (Idle Hands, pictured), all you stylish people should hurry down to www.airsideshop.com […]
Graphics duo William Hall are busy combining work for John Pawson with projects that are beyond minimalism, says Clare Dowdy
Hat-Trick will present initial designs next month for interior and exterior signage for the Salvation Army’s new-build international headquarters in London, due to open in October 2004, which could presage a new look for the 125-year-old welfare organisation. The brief includes name generation and branding for a public cafÃ©, as well as graphics for an […]
Blumedia has created a website for London club Bar Rumba at www.barrumba.co.uk.
Portman Building Society has appointed Bristol-based Bluestone Design to revamp its identity, following the company’s merger with Staffordshire Building Society in the summer. Portman shortlisted four unnamed groups to pitch for the work in July (DW 31 July) and Bluestone’s work will also encompass a marketing literature refresh. A name change is not planned.
Lumsden Design Partnership has created the identity and interiors for upmarket flooring shop William Brinton, a standalone brand from 220-year-old carpet manufacturer Brintons. The store, in Kingston-upon-Thames, opens next week as a one-off pilot. Brintons may open several other stores, but ‘not for at least 12 months’, says Brintons corporate development director Sara Hadlow. Designed […]
Publisher Thames & Hudson is launching two further Style City titles this weekend, for New York and Barcelona, both designed by Grade Design.
Sainsbury’s is extending the ‘farmers’ market’ offering it launched at the Bluebird Gastrodome, to a 2787m2 purpose-built store in Pimlico, opening this week. Sainsbury’s hopes to appeal to ‘foodie Londoners’ with a format that includes specialist counters and a range of seasonal produce. Woodward & Co has again worked on in-store communications and architect CHQ […]
Box has revamped the website for international model agency Select. The site, www.select model.com, goes live today during London Fashion Week.
Designer and part-time nurse Ilsa Parry has turned her experience working in Manchester Royal Infirmary into a series of ‘educational’ design pieces. Her first, the No Zac Lamp, is unveiled at Designersblock today. The table lamp uses empty Paracetamol blister packaging twisted into the DNA form of a double helix.
As Tesco reports escalating profits and market supremacy, Richard Clayton asks whether the supermarket chain’s competitors are able to compete with it