Hacienda Adidas

The Haçienda

Ageing ravers could be slipping into their dancing shoes once more as legendary Manchester super-club, The Haçienda, celebrates its 25-year anniversary with the design of an exclusive pair of Adidas


Mixed signals

The Lost O, a public art project to commemorate the replacement of a ring road with quality public space in Ashford, coincides with the arrival of the Tour de France.

student of the year

Sharp acts

Pocketing a Yellow Pencil could kick-start a career. Fiona Sibley reports on the winners of the D&AD Global Student Awards – and is impressed by the enthusiasm and quality of

Northeast 1

Credibility gap

Regional bodies love to use logos and straplines, but they also risk being accused of artificiality when these branding devices fail to reflect the realities of local cultures. As Manchester

Intercontinental Hotel

Local colour

Business travellers are a discerning bunch. Many hotels targeting this market are updating their offer to woo a travel-weary audience that increasingly craves something more local and authentic than just

Rebecca Edge

Audi Design Foundation offers £10k prize

The Audi Design Foundation has announced it will offer a one-off £10 000 grant this month to an outstanding graduate designer whose work embodies sustainability and inclusive design themes.It will

London College of Fashion

News in Pictures

The London College of Fashion will launch its 144-page Graduate Yearbook for the BA (hons) Fashion Photography course at a special month-long exhibition at the Great Eastern Hotel, London £1,

Design Business Association

Nick Ramshaw, director of Elmwood Leeds Media, will today take over as president of the Design Business Association from John Mathers, UK chief executive of Enterprise IG, at the DBA’s

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