28 October 2004

Retail therapy

Tokyo’s decadent flagship stores are stimulating the city’s retail scene, producing an infectious energy that is an example to the West, says Howard Saunders

Oyster Partners appoints Paul Thurlow

Oyster Partners has appointed Paul Thurlow as design director. He moves from Redhouse Lane, where he was head of user experience. At Oyster he will work alongside creative partner David

FutureBrand appointed for OnAir venture

FutureBrand has been appointed by a consortium of airline companies to create the identity for start-up venture OnAir. The service will allow passengers to text, call or use the Internet

Michael Johnson – Johnson Banks

I spent an inordinate amount of time when learning how to be a designer with my head inside books on graphic design, hoping that flashes of inspiration would miraculously emerge

Guardian Newspapers to publish careers guides

Guardian Newspapers will publish two guides to careers in journalism and broadcasting next month, entitled In Print and On Air respectively. David Eldridge, director at Chiswick design consultancy Two Associates,

Inflate furnishes seaside town

London design consultancy Inflate has created a range of first concepts for an innovative range of street lighting and street furniture for the seaside town of Poole in Dorset. Operating

Experience necessary

Manufacturers that think their products do not have sufficient high street exposure are now opening their own retail outlets.

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