The significant number of design consultancies operating profit-related pay (PRP) schemes are to be hit by Chancellor Kenneth Clarke’s budget announcement on Tuesday of the removal of tax relief for
Hot news from Lyons Ames, the consultancy responsible for Topaz, the radical condom redesign featured on Diary two weeks ago. The consultancy has won a “lovely decanter” at the Packaging
If design is to be taken seriously by UK business, corporate identity has to be one of the keys. Like architecture and product design, it’s a one-off “purchase” for many
Land Design Studio is to fit out three galleries at the River and Rowing Museum Foundation in Henley-on-Thames. Working with Land are project co-ordinator Fraser Randall and creative script agency
Artist Henry Krokatsis’ work is being depicted in three 48-sheet posters going up around London. Tiny details of Krokatsis’ original paintings have been blown up to mammoth proportions and turned
The Cambridge Arts Theatre will raise its curtain next month after a three-year closure. Public and Lottery funding totalling 8.3m has been pumped into its new interiors, created by architect
Those Huddersfield lads at The Attik Design are going from strength to strength – first a London office and now a New York outfit, due to open on 2 January.
Patrick Baglee is appalled by the contemporary level of illiteracy in the UK. And, he says, designers are partly responsible for the death of the word. It’s time they took
Britain’s latest tabloid newspaper, New Nation, has launched targeting the upwardly-mobile black community. “We want people to be proud to read this newspaper anywhere,” says Peter Pek, creative director of
It’s not only credit card ventures and design groups who want to reap the benefits of having a cold-blooded gilled animal swimming across their stationery. Other organisations, it turns out,
‘We had done it for absolutely sod all’ Spin creative director Tony Brook on the naming of a CD-ROM which Spin designed for Booth-Clibborn Editions.
A new drive to stamp out pirate copying of typefaces has been launched to raise awareness of licensing laws. Initiated by type supplier FontWorks with Adobe and the Business Software