Paper White keyed in

Software and IT company Logica has appointed Paper White to come up with a design strategy for its marketing literature for the next two years. The London group has been briefed ‘to present a consistent corporate image globally and position Logica as a leader in its field’, says a Paper White spokeswoman.


Friday 28 June Visit Artbound – an exhibition which looks at the art form of the book. It includes handmade works such as pop-ups, embroidery and computer prints.

Brand new venture at Metropolis

London design consultancy Metropolis 88 is launching a new venture to extend, manage, source and distribute brands. One aim of Evolution Brand Development is to identify extension opportunities for existing brands and effectively run the operation while p

Doing something for nothing leads nowhere

A Scottish graphic designer confided the other day that the reason his countrymen face so many free pitches is that Scottish clients follow that nation’s trait for wanting something for nothing. In other words, don’t expect to be treated with professional respect up there if you’re prepared to work for free. Rich stuff from a […]

Hendrix hits the bowels of the earth

Clues are dribbling out about the Natural History Museum’s Earth Galleries project, due to be unveiled on 20 July. As are images – such as this Cyclops sculpture by Michael Whiteley Associates. This month we revealed details about Met Studio’s work for the Restless Surface Gallery. And now we know that Jimi Hendrix is to […]


The University of East Anglia is claiming to be the first university ever to use a hologram on a prospectus. Its 1997 prospectus cover is designed by UEA graphic design head Donna Youngs and Chris Levine, designer at London holographic consultancy IC Holographic. Youngs was aiming to break away from the hologram as ‘a novelty […]

Don’t get disillusioned with the DTI initiative

I have been reading with interest various reports in the past few issues of Design Week on the Department of Trade and Industry’s North America Now/Gateway project selling UK services in the US, as well as the disappointing results from the New York medical show (DW 14 June). Nettle Design is a partner in a […]

Tomorrow’s Company

WPP Group chief executive Martin Sorrell is among the 13 captains of industry who are founder members of the Centre for Tomorrow’s Company, set up following the Royal Society for the Arts’ Tomorrow’s Company inquiry (DW 9 June 1995). The Design Council is looking at ways in which it can contribute, notably through its research […]

King of clubs

The CSD chose wisely when it named committee expert Nick Jenkins as its president, but where will he take it? Michael Johnson met up with him. Michael Johnson is design director of Johnson Banks.

posters and brochure

BY blue peach FOR glasgow international festival of design ’96. Designed by Blue Peach Glasgow Photography by Paul Hampton The Picture House Paper Supplied by Paralux

Division head quits role at DIA

Design in Action’s head of brand identity Trevor Bradford has resigned from the group. Bradford’s departure follows the redundancies of creative director Mark Chittenden and director of planning David Gray earlier this year.

The Exhibitionists

The Royal College of Art degree show is obviously an exercise in self-promotion for its graduates, but sometimes it’s hard for visitors to get beyond the visual. Liz Farelly explores a few of the projects in depth

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