Canon Audio hails change

Canon Audio is launching a new corporate identity designed by Quadraphic Design. – Part of the global Canon group, Canon Audio designs and manufactures hi-fi speakers in the UK for

Design ‘should copy RIBA lead’

The design industry should take its lead from the Royal Institute of British Architects and carry out in-depth research into its own future, claim members of the design industry. RIBA’s

Aukett’s profit plunge continues

Aukett Associates has attributed plummeting pre-tax profits to a continuing squeeze on fees and a difficult trading climate. Figures for the six months to the end of March show a

Council joins in RSA Forum

The Design Council will get involved in the Royal Society for the Arts’ Forum planned to develop new ways investors can judge the future success of businesses, says chief executive

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‘The grooviest clients you could hope for’ is how Ben Kelly describes independent film production company Produktion. The consultancy has designed interiors for the company’s new offices in the West

Grant offered for eco-labels

The identity is being applied to all printed items, branded merchandise and signage. – The IKEA Foundation has awarded the International Federation of Interior Architects and Interior Designers (IFI) a

Report predicts cordless office

Offices of the future will be cordless, claims a new report into communications technology which predicts the death of the workplace as we know it today. The Cordless Office Report,

Showing little foresight

The Government’s Technology Foresight programme is trying to make scientific advances and new technology accessible to UK industry, so why do so few people know about it? Michael Evamy reports

New Europe-wide design award planned

NEWS – A European Designer of the Year award will be given by the organisers of European Designer 96, the Continent’s first trade fair for graphic and industrial designers.

Swatch watch

Traditionally safe and dull, the colours used to upholster contract furniture are following fashion and brightening up fast. José Manser investigates the current trends

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