28 October 1999

Having the desired effect

Clare Dowdy looks at the winners of this year’s DBA Design Effectiveness Awards. Information design leads the pack, with a number of groups picking up two awards

Graphics show for Central Lancashire students

A significant exhibition is being planned that will feature work produced by graphic designers and advertising creatives who studied at Preston (later Lancashire) Polytechnic, now University of Central Lancashire. To


BP Amoco has introduced an environmental noticeboard, powered by rooftop solar panels, to its station in Wisley near Guildford. Circle Design developed the board.

Down to earth

Fay Sweet digs up a new breed of landscape designer that talks to all the creatives on a project, creating harmonious designs where all the elements fit together


Smith & Milton has revised the branding and packaging for bath additive Badedas. Famous in the 1970s, the Sara-Lee-owned brand is seeking a premium image.

Saga HQ – Camlin Lonsdale

Demonstrating that landscape design can tell powerful stories, Saga has a new setting for its headquarters that expresses the holiday company’s commitment to being a member of the community. As

Art made to measure?

Hugh Pearman is getting sick of artists and architects working together on public projects. Maybe because it’s usually mediocre creatives who agree to such projects

Product placement

Richard Seymour is raising product design’s profile at D&AD with the new Product Design book, but does it offer anything new, asks Hugh Pearman

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