28 February 2008

Camden revamp for Proud Galleries and Stables Market

The Proud Galleries, based in Camden Town’s Stables Market in north London, is poised to reopen next month, following a redesign by Russell Sage Studios and Proud creative director and Sunday Times style columnist Danielle Proud.The £750 000 development (pictured) will see the existing gallery space doubled to include a bar, two music rooms, a […]

Lothar Bohm extends UK reach

German branding and packaging consultancy Lothar Böhm plans to double the size of its British operation by the end of the year, after opening its first UK office in London’s Soho last week.The group has just opened its doors in Denman Street, W1, with five staff, but already has ambitions to become ten-strong by December […]

Fresh look for London Fire Brigade

London Fire Brigade is launching a new identity by Hertfordshire design group The Creative Consultancy, which will be applied across the capital in coming months.The aim of the identity (pictured right), says the consultancy’s creative director Teresa Sullivan, is to make the brand more consistent.According to a London Fire Brigade spokeswoman, the plan is to […]

London’s Blockbuster exhibitions road-tested

Most museums have trouble coping with the crowds generated by blockbuster exhibitions. John Stones road tests three current shows and concludes that the signage could be much improvedPicture the scene: you’re in a crowd, being jostled around and struggling to see where you should go. But you’re not trying to get on a rush-hour Tube, […]

Rethinking regional airport branding

As the UK’s regional airports begin an era of unprecedented expansion, Gina Lovett examines the changing ways they brand themselvesAt a time when the debate about the expansion of Heathrow has thrust one of the world’s busiest airports into the spotlight, and its operator BAA is the subject of a UK Competition Commission enquiry, attention […]

Martino Gamper reveals his dinner party designs

Planning your ideal dinner party, fantasising about who might be invited and what might be on the menu, is a popular daydream. Few of us take the concept further than lazy musing, but not London-based, Italian-born designer Martino Gamper. His Total Trattoria exhibition, which launches at The Aram Gallery this week, sees Gamper construct an […]


This week saw the sale of Getty Images to private equity firm Hellman & Friedman, as well as the launch of royalty-free, paywhat- you-want image service Moodboard. With traditional business models being challenged, what is the future for the image library


South African wine producer Distell is launching a new look for its flagship wine label Nederburg, created by local consultancy Just Design.

Kreative Juice

Kreative Juice is designing the marketing materials for the ‘Under and Over the Mersey’ walk through Queensway Tunnel, as part of Liverpool 08.

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