28 November 2002

Auction

The Political Cartoon Society is holding an auction to raise money for a retrospective exhibition of work by cartoonist Sidney Strube. Original cartoons by Peter Brookes, Ralph Steadman and Strube will be up for auction. Contact: 01923 242769 for details. Venue: Martela Showrooms, 32/36 Great Portland Street, London W1.

Soccer stars, sex…

Soccer stars, sex clubs and mariachi singers jostle for space on the walls of Mexico City in a collection of posters, murals and flyers from Princeton Architectural Press. Sensacional: Mexican Street Graphics, published next week, celebrates the vivid, exuberant signage adorning buildings throughout the country. Featuring an introduction by design historian Steven Heller and a […]

Digest

BD Ntwk has appointed Bill Kamper as executive creative director. Kamper, who will join in January 2003, was previously executive creative director at US group Zipatoni.

Who needs designers?

For all their qualities, designers can also be described as inexpert and expensive, says Clive Grinyer. So it’s little wonder businesses question the need for them

Grade Design Consultants…

Grade Design Consultants has been retained to design titles and marketing material for the new publishing imprint Chrysalis Impact, which launches on 8 December. The imprint launches its first seven titles next month. The consultancy has created point-of-sale material to support the launch and is also working on the publisher’s spring titles, which will be […]

Digest

Malmo-based David Design has appointed Claes Foxerus as managing director. Foxerus, who has recently completed a Masters degree, replaces David Carlson, who becomes the Swedish group’s creative director and will focus on product development and new business.

Craig Moffat Architects…

Craig Moffat Architects and Design has created interiors for Vaishaly, the Marylebone-based spa targeting London’s fashionistas that opened this week. The spa is based on the ground and basement floors of a building that was previously a laundrette and the group was briefed to increase the perception of light and space while maintaining a sense […]

Exhibitions

The second in the Design Museum’s Living in a Tank series, Domesticated Landscape by German designer Christoph Seyferth, shows until 21 January 2003. Venue: Design Museum Tank, Design Museum, 28 Shad Thames, London SE1. Amsterdam-based consultancy Droog Design holds a festive selling exhibition until 11 January 2003 at its Dutch office. Contact: www.droogdesign.nl. Venue: Rusland […]

Why Not Associates produces Future Forests brand

Climate change advisory company Future Forests has replaced its three-year-old CarbonNeutral logo with a revamped marque created by Why Not Associates, in a bid to project a more positive profile for its carbon emissions reduction programme. Future Forests aims to highlight carbon dioxide’s contribution to global warming. The logo is used by the companies it […]

Northcross sparkles with Scottish jewellery brand

Northcross has won the brief to revamp Scottish jewellery manufacturing-to-retail group Carrick’s identity, as the company moves to gain a more contemporary edge over mid-market rivals. Secured on the back of a three-way pitch, the brief takes in interiors, packaging, signage and corporate literature for both Carrick and its retail arm Catherine Shaw. Carrick managing […]

We’re a…

We’re a humble lot here at Design Week and can only gaze with envy at the prestigious tie-ups forged by some other trade titles. Take the recent Media Week/ Road Ads truck design awards, for instance. Our particular favourite, and winner of the gong for ‘most impactful creative’ – a good title when we’re talking […]

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