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Falmer Jeans has appointed new group Explosive to review its corporate identity, packaging, point-of-sale material, trade advertising and exhibition presence. The London consultancy won a two-way proposals pitch.

Siegel & Gale in New York has appointed Robert Schrijver, formerly at ad agency J Walter Thompson, to a newly created vice-chairman position. He will deal with US and cross-border business development for its six worldwide offices.

Sunday’s Euro 96 final will feature some English input on the field via the ball at least. The Adidas Questra Europa is designed by Design Bridge for the European Championships.

Cussons is relaunching its Imperial Leather shower gel brand with new structural packaging designed by Webb Scarlet.

Coley Porter Bell, Sampson Tyrrell Enterprise, BDG/McColl and Oakley Young have all been praised by parent group WPP’s chief executive Martin Sorrell in his statement at the group’s annual general meeting this week.

Dennis and Nicola Bailey of Bailey & Kenny have designed a new masthead and cover style for the New Statesman magazine. The inside pages have been redesigned by Michael McGuinness and art editor Andrew Chapman.

Firbank Kempster has been appointed to design an exhibition for the Eurofighter 2000 defence jet at September’s Farnborough Air Show.

The BBC2 broadcast of the final of the BBC Design Awards 1996 has been brought forward to Sunday 7 July at 9.30pm.

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