News in brief

This week’s news in brief.


Taxi Studio has created a new identity for Bristol estate agency Ocean. The “O” of Ocean can be used as a “location pin” as part of the identity.

Janet Molphy is joining retail research and design consultancy Shopworks as head of design.


Lantern has created the branding for the Muscle Help Foundation’s new #powerof657 campaign, using a typographic and illustrative approach.

Chris Wood has been appointed as chairman of consultancy Purpose. Wood has previously held senior roles at CLK, Princedale and Corporate Edge.

Philip Stevenson has joined JDO as client business director. Stevenson has previously worked at Cowan Design, Coley Porter Bell, Interbrand and Blue Marlin.


Graven Images has rebranded Enterprise North East Trust as Elevator and designed a £1m state-of-the-art facility for the Aberdeen based business organisation.

The Embassy of Japan is hosting an exhibition of Japanese Edo Kiriko cut glass. The exhibition is curated by Seymourpowell’s Takehiro Ikea and designed by architect JaK Studio.

MoreySmith has designed the new workspace for property and investment development company Helical Bar in London’s Hanover Square.

Studio 48 has created the branding and designs for Abu Dhabi restaurant Meylas, which is set to open in the newly developed Al Muneera Beach area.


Central Design Studio has designed the interiors for the new brand of South Korean restaurant Bibigo, in London’s Islington.

Pluto Press is reissuing eight works by Noam Chomsky as part of new series Chomsky Perspectives, with covers designed by David Pearson.

Stocks Taylor Benson has designed the 2015 calendar for Antalis. The calendar has an environmental theme while each month is represented by a typographic illustration.

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