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London consultancy The Team has created a new graphic identity for the annual Mercury Music Prize, to be used at next month’s winners’ ceremony and for point-of-sale displays.

Work on Battersea Power Station is due to start in spring, despite BAA and The Really Useful Group withdrawing their support for the 200m project. Ove Arup’s concept remains unchanged, says a spokesman for site owner Parkview.

Scott Stern Associates has designed the corporate identity for the National Microelectronics Institute at Heriot-Watt University in Scotland.

For the second year running Four IV is to design the British Gas Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, running at the Natural History Museum from 24 October.

Staffordshire Moorlands District Council has appointed London’s BDP Planning to formulate a new retail role and direction for the centre of market town Leek.

Paul Davis joins consultancy Revolution as director of technology solutions, after three years at Hewlett Packard and eleven years at IBM.

A new restaurant at a converted National Westminster Bank off London’s Aldwych is due to open in mid-October. The identity and graphics, including labels for the house champagne and menus, are by Bosworth Field. Interiors are by Julyan Wickham, who has also designed the chairs. The 929m2, 200-seater restaurant is called Bank – for obvious reasons – and features a mural painted by Wickham’s daughter Pola. Some architectural features have been retained and huge windows and a 20 tonne chandelier emphasise the importance of light to the concept.

Bristol’s The Big Picture has designed a literature package to promote Dartington Hall Trust’s conference facilities.

Yarrow, a charity supplying non-institutional housing and care for people with learning disabilities, has an identity and annual report designed by Roger Felton Associates.

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