28 January 2010

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THE Redesigning Business Summit  The Big Rethink The business landscape is changing faster than ever and established ways of thinking and working are coming under unprecedented scrutiny. Business model innovations are essential for survival and for connecting new ideas to markets as the current processes are not best fit. The Redesigning Business Summit, brought to […]

Pete McKee has designed graphics for a pair of SS10 Clarks Originals

Sheffield-based illustrator and artist Pete McKee has designed graphics for a pair of SS10 Clarks Originals, due for launch in late February or March. McKee’s illustrations for the desert boot-style shoes depict 1960s Mod culture, inspired by desert boots’ status as the preferred footwear of the modernist.

Pentagram repackages spirits range

Pentagram partner Harry Pearce has repackaged own-brand whisky, gin and vodka bottles for Budgens and Londis stores. The labels take a typographic approach, with an individual letterform adapted to reflect the spirit inside – for example, the red V of the vodka has a Constructivist feel, and the G of the gin has a juniper […]

Havering youth centre gets £4.7m Myplace green light

A £4.7m youth centre has been given the go-ahead in the London Borough of Havering under the Big Lottery Fund’s Myplace scheme. It aims to become the first carbon-neutral building in the borough. Designed by Jacobs Architecture, the building’s ‘caterpillar’ shape has been proposed with change and development in mind. Now it has received planning […]

Exhibition The Museum of Small Things

Exhibition The Museum of Small Things, a collaboration between publishing company Pocko and designer Kit Glover, opens at Selfridges in central London on 5 February. The show, which runs until 7 March, will feature work by artist Bob & Roberta Smith, jewellery designer Shaun Leane (whose Bird’s Nest head-dress for Alexander McQueen is pictured), and […]

Artillery has created an ad for animation channel Boomerang

Artillery has created an ad for Turner-owned animation channel Boomerang. The consultancy’s creative director Richard Tilley devised the helium balloon idea to achieve stand out, retain the brand’s colour palette and avoid being too cartoonish. The campaign airs on 30 January.

Meteorite adds flavour to Costa’s Flat White launch

Meteorite has developed an integrated campaign for the launch of Costa Coffee’s new Flat White product. The new coffee, billed by Costa as ‘richer than a latte, creamier than a cappuccino’, launches nationwide in Costa stores today. The Flat White, believed to have been developed in Australia and New Zealand, is prepared by pouring the […]

Creative Orchestra plays new look for eco-radio station

Branding and advertising social enterprise Creative Orchestra is creating a new identity and website for Passion for the Planet, the UK’s largest eco-radio station with more than 100 000 listeners. The station’s name will be retained, but the consultancy has been asked to ‘bring the brand into the new decade’, says Chris Arnold, creative partner […]

James White is relaunching its vegetable juices

James White is relaunching its vegetable juices with new packaging graphics created by Belgium-based US calligrapher Brody Neuenschwander. The new designs bring the collection of juices in line with the Beet It carton, which Neuenschwander reworked last March, inspired by Japanese brush-painting techniques. Norfolk-based Run 2 Design implemented Neuenschwander’s work.

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