26 February 1998

Light lunch

Lunching ladies have created a gap in the lucrative drinks market. Clare Dowdy charts the brand development of a wine-maker’s new reduced alcohol drink

RCA seeks to upgrade facilities

The Royal College of Art is seeking to dramatically improve its public and teaching facilities with the announcement of two building projects. The London postgraduate college is seeking 9m Lottery

Café culture moves into UK department stores

UK department stores are following their US counterparts, revamping their restaurant operations to offer a wider choice of strongly branded formats. Callcott Anderson Design Associates has created the names and

CGI simplifies ICI’s visual identity system

ICI’s logo is being revamped and its visual identity programme simplified by Corporate Graphics International. – The chemicals giant bought Unilever’s four speciality chemicals businesses last July for 4.

Nice packet

Many clients think they can’t afford to invest in redesigned packaging – but it can increase value, enhance the brand and actually be cost-effective.

Student paper prize

The 20th Guardian/NUS Student Media Awards is offering a design category for the second year. The Student Publication Designer of the Year is open to students working on their college

LT group to be standardised

London group Associated Design Consultants has been appointed to standardise the identities of London Transport and its subsidiary companies. The consultancy is creating identity guidelines, stationery and literature for London

Credit cards

Art meets design on the Internet in the latest collaboration by The Research Business International and Central St Martins College of Art and Design. TRBI, which sponsored the college’s fine

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