Flower power

Underscore has rebranded Chelsea in Bloom, the west London flower competition previously called Sloane in Bloom, which runs until 29 May. The consultancy is responsible for all design, branding, website design and copywriting for this year’s Oriental-themed event. Underscore has also introduced the People’s Champion award, where the public can nominate their winner online.


Creative freedom

Baby Creative has rebranded human rights charity the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture, which from 17 June will be known as Freedom from Torture. The consultancy says the new name ’reflects the charity’s vision of a world where torture and organised violence have been vanquished’. Baby Creative has also developed an […]


New MS Society website care of Precedent

Precedent has overhauled the MS Society’s website in a project that aims to increase the site’s authority while also using accessible design. The consultancy was appointed following a creative pitch in September 2010. A brief was set to convey the strength and the authority of the organisation and show it to be knowledgeable and approachable, […]


Beyond to create standalone brand for UK Pioneer Home

Consultancy Beyond has been appointed by audio-visual technology manufacturer Pioneer to create a ’fresh and informative’ standalone brand identity for its UK Pioneer Home division. The consultancy was appointed at the beginning of May, following a three-way creative pitch. Beyond director Paul Ringsell says, ’At the moment I think its visual identity is a bit […]


SB Studio finish for British Ceramics Biennial 2011

SB Studio is branding the British Ceramics Biennial 2011, creating a suite of materials and overseeing brand application for the biennial site a 3.6ha former Spode pottery factory in Stoke-on-Trent. The previous 2009 identity was partly designed by consultancy BB Saunders, before the consultancy went into administration, and completed by SB Studio.After winning a four-way […]


Curious identity for photography and video workshops company Imagework

Curious has created the branding for new company Imagework, which runs photography and video workshops. Imagework, which will be based in London’s Westbourne Studios, will run events such as workshops and lectures on subjects including stock photography, shooting video and professional practice. Curious started work on the project in November 2010, having worked with the […]


East London’s Create festival announces line-up for 2011

The Create festival, which showcases art and design in east London in the run-up to next year’s Olympics, has unveiled its 2011 programme. The Create festival is now in its fourth year as an annual cultural programme co-ordinated across London’s five Olympic host boroughs. This year the event which will run from 24 June to […]

David Bermstein

Plumbing the depth

Though the advances in techniques and tools for the marketing industry have been profound, David Bernstein believes that the fundamentals have remained the same

Best of the Web

http://tinyurl.com/3jkurpaAnother week of trawling the Internet has led us to this little gem. Imprint magazine has posted an article on flawed typefaces. The description it uses for a flawed typeface is that it is perfectly fine except for one nagging aspect. The article presents 23 flawed fonts, explaining what they are, why they matter and […]

Jan Casey

We mustn’t lose sight of our fine heritage

As Lynda Relph-Knight commented last week regarding my recent Meeting of Minds event, ’The call for designers to play a bigger role in the public arena isn’t new’ (Comment, DW 12 May). Indeed, I was fascinated to discover that both Owen Jones and Christopher Dresser described a near identical crisis in the design industry, as […]

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