Battersea ‘Megaplex’

Warner Village Cinemas has unveiled its plans for Battersea Power Station. A 32-screen, 8200-seat ‘Megaplex’ cinema complex with catering and retail outlets will be developed in the landmark building at

Lighthouse exhibition

Torch is designing a series of exhibitions for Trinity House, a body set up in 1514 to control lighthouses around England, Wales, the West Indies and Gibraltar. Torch secured the

RPA Europe delays director appointment

RPA Europe will not replace former managing director Michael Howard until at least the end of this year, says chairman Gerry Postlethwaite. It is possible that Howard’s eventual replacement may

C’est la ‘Vie’ for Virgin store

Virgin has confirmed the brand identity of its cosmetics chain as Virgin Vie (DW 20 June), created jointly by Revolution and in-house visual design manager Allison Miles. Virgin Retail is

Redrawing the line in Hong Kong

With the handover of Hong Kong drawing near, UK designers working there are obviously concerned for the future. Sharon Marshall asks whether they have anything to worry about

RCA honours Wegner

Hans Wegner, designer of furniture, lights and wallpaper, is tomorrow to be made a Royal College of Art Honorary Doctor, alongside fashion designer Rei Kawakubo, painter Ellsworth Kelly and film

Art of the Royal College

The word ‘design’ has been included for the first time in the Royal College of Art’s identity, in a new version to be launched at the college’s Convocation tomorrow. RCA


Josep Rubua Sola, designer of the bull-inspired Miura motorcycle displayed at the Royal College of Art/ RAC show, was revelling in the publicity at the launch of the event. But

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