29 January 1998

Reading initiative logo

The National Year of Reading campaign has a logo created by Sampson Tyrrell Enterprise. – The Government initiative, which starts in September, is intended to promote literacy.

Lumsden’s handy hunch hits home

Giving designers the chance to air their predictions for 1998 (DW 16 January) is already proving its worth. – Designer Callum Lumsden’s prediction that pelmets would return to fashion was


New Year sales: With the introduction of 19in screens, the price of 17in screens is tumbling. Panasonic’s PanaSync/Pro P70 with a high 95kHz scanning rate, a small dot pitch and

Fruity brand by Blue Marlin

Blue Marlin has created the name and packaging for a new jam brand. F Duerr & Sons’ Seriously Fruity range is intended to create a stir in a traditional market

Diana logo finally unveiled

Spencer Landor was behind the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund logo, created for law firm Mishcon De Reya. – The design was completed more than four months ago, but


Priestman Goode’s PPC2 video-conferencing camera for Vision should be seen atop computers in the UK in February. The PPC2 is part of a generation of super-compact digital cameras. It plugs


The DW picture archive can be a hoot. It unearths a treasure trove of the great and good of the design industry, complete with black clothes, big hair and Eighties

Multimedia used to attract investment

The West of England Dev-elopment agency is starting a multimedia-driven push for inward investment to the region. – It has appointed multimedia consultancy Mousepower to develop a range of interactive

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