27 September 2001

Oriental Express products to go whole Nine Yards

RVP Foods has appointed Nine Yards to work on new product development for its frozen ready meals range, Oriental Express. Details of the project are shrouded in secrecy. According to Nine Yards marketing consultant Jane Scott, ‘We are looking to the future with Oriental Express. We are concerned with how we can make the products […]

Security forces a change

Brandon Cheevers checks out the design implications as the aviation industry rushes to increase security in light of the unprecedented attacks on the US

Digest

Steers McGillan has created the brand name and marketing material for the Manchester Art Gallery, which launches on 1 October. The venue was formerly known as Manchester City Art Gallery.

Digest

The launch of Microsoft’s Xbox gaming console has been put back a week to 15 November, though no precise reasons for the delay have been given. The UK press launch, for which The Farm designed material (DW 13 September), has also been postponed.

Auto biography

Car designer Henrik Fisker may have traded the California sunshine for an office in central London, but his enthusiasm remains intact.

Books

Interior design of the 20th century is published by Thames & Hudson, priced £7.95. The book includes every style of interior design from Bauhaus to the Modern Movement and Green design.

The Design Group packs vitamins for a Healthilife

The first example of the revamped packaging for Primacy Healthcare’s vitamin range Healthilife, designed by The Design Group, will be on-shelf at the end of October ahead of the ‘official’ launch of the full range in January. The Design Group won the contract at the beginning of July, after a creative pitch against three undisclosed […]

Digest

Belgo Group will appoint a consultancy to rebrand it to Signature Restaurants if it receives shareholders’ approval for the name change.

Digest

Young Guns 3 NYC, a book that showcases new talent in art and design as nominated by a committee of New York creatives appointed by the Art Directors Club, has been designed by Mediadub founder Nico Schweizer. It launches on 5 November and is published by Rockport.

Digest

The annual review for the Disability Rights Commission by Synergy was published this week.

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