29 January 2004

Philip Watts Design creates for Sausage

Nottingham design group Philip Watts Design has created the identity and is designing interiors for Nottingham eatery Sausage. Worth around £25 000 in design fees, the concept launches next month.

Dixon and Farrow work Inn The Park

Tom Dixon and Farrow Design are collaborating on the design of Oliver Peyton’s latest restaurant venture, Inn The Park, which opens in April in the grounds of London’s St James’s Park. Housed in a building designed by Hopkins Architects, the scheme is Dixon’s first interiors project. Farrow Design is responsible for the identity and print […]


Last week Design Week mistakenly reported that Paul Buck was a founder of charity Traid. He is, however, a co-founder of voluntary design organisation Zerofee.

Alliances should not just kowtow to ad agencies

With reference to last week’s Comment (DW 22 January) regarding Boots the Chemists and its proposed integrated approach to its future marketing communications and design needs, I have worked on both sides of the fence as a client (Tesco and Woolworth’s) and on the agency side and have experienced mixed results. To work successfully there […]

Celtel dials up FutureBrand identity

FutureBrand has revamped the identity for African mobile telecommunications operator Celtel Communications, in a joint venture with ad agency McCann Erickson and Web design group Zentropy Partners. The work comes as Celtel, which provides mobile services to 2.5m people across 12 African countries, moves to reposition itself as a more consumer-friendly, Pan-African brand. Celtel International […]

Intro gives Camden Arts a brush-up

Camden Arts Centre relaunches today, following a £4.2m refurbishment programme which includes a refreshed identity by Intro, garden design by Muf and revamped interiors by Tony Fretton Architects. The Intro-created identity uses a customised Helvetica font and circular graphic device and will be applied to signage, stationery, literature and advertising. Intro senior designer Julian House […]

Wonderbra’s bottom cleavage

Wonderbra wants to ‘make the bottom cleavage as exciting and sexy as the bust’. What will the fashionistas think of next? This is confirmation, surely, that in the naughty noughties (cor, we haven’t heard much of that optimistic tilt at decade-dubbing since the War on Terror kicked off, have we?) butt is best. No need […]

Crush Design launches on-line store

Crush Design has built and launched an on-line store to sell prints, T-shirts, and products designed by the group and its collaborators. Appearing on its site, www.crushtrade.com, are the cartoonesque illustrations of Tom Barwick and 3D resin figures in hand-sprayed boxes by Jake (pictured).

Pica Design creates Infertility Network UK identity

Winchester group Pica Design has created an identity for Infertility Network UK, the new name for merged charities Child and Issue. The identity features an ’embrace icon’ that has been designed to reflect the organisation’s joint functions of advice and support.

JudgeGill style for She Active

Manchester design consultancy JudgeGill is designing interiors and branding for She Active, a nascent sports and outdoor boutique for women that opens in London in March. The group’s work for She Active encompasses signage, stationery and packaging, plus identity and interiors. Interactive group Netro42 is creating a website, www.she active.co.uk, for the retailer. According to […]


The Saga of Sydney Opera House by Peter Murray exposes the dramas and political machinations behind the design and construction of this iconic building, one of the most popular buildings of the last century. It is published by SponPress, priced £19.99.

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