25 September 2003

Get your hands on…

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 […]

Free-spirited

Graphics duo William Hall are busy combining work for John Pawson with projects that are beyond minimalism, says Clare Dowdy

Salvation Army enlists Hat-Trick

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 café, as well as graphics for an […]

Portman job for Bluestone

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.

LDP isn’t floored by Brintons job

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 […]

Sainsbury’s extends Bluebird-style format to Pimlico

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 revamps Select website

Box has revamped the website for international model agency Select. The site, www.select model.com, goes live today during London Fashion Week.

Fight for shelf-definition

As Tesco reports escalating profits and market supremacy, Richard Clayton asks whether the supermarket chain’s competitors are able to compete with it

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