Love the smell of gasoline in the Diary column? We were mown down by the news of the Design Pursuit charidee rally. Ten motors sped round the Cotswolds to answer
‘Sometimes it looks as if designers like nothing better than to slag off each other’s work,’ opines Richard Clayton (News Analysis, DW 15 May). I would agree with every word.
The Design Council holds a regional event on 5 June in Newcastle. Responsible Design Practice – Necessity or Nirvana is discussion and debate looking at ethics, the environment and social
JHP has secured sign-off on its interiors concept for Austrian hypermarket chain Maxi Markt this week. The concepts will be applied to a 4800m2 flagship, opening in October, before rolling
Interbrand announced this week that it is to merge with people-centred change consultancy and Omnicom stablemate Smythe Dorward Lambert. Interbrand chairman Rita Clifton says the merger will not affect the
London’s Hayward Gallery has this week approved final designs for its £1.3m new-build reception, designed by architect Haworth Tompkins in collaboration with conceptual artist Dan Graham. Funded by the Arts
Blue Dog has been appointed by Danone UK to create a website for its Shape products that repositions the brand away from its dietary connotations.
Touring show Great Brits, first shown at the Milan furniture fair, gets its British premiere, showcasing four designers in furniture, glass, multimedia and products until 27 June. Venue: The Design
Prada’s Japanese flagship store, designed by Basel-based architect Herzog & de Meuron, opens on 7 June. Situated in Tokyo’s Epicentre building in the Aayomo district, the store is inspired by
Former Lambie-Nairn creative directors Marcus Jones and Brian Eley have joined with Liz Dunning, also ex Lambie-Nairn, to form Dunning Eley Jones. The trio, drawing on its Lambie-Nairn expertise, plans
French group Radi Designers and Matali Crasset are among the designers focused on in a new series Design and Designer, published by Pyramyd in France, priced E12.35 (about £8.99). The
Ann Thorpe explains why the marketplace is ready to embrace sustainable design, as Mike Exon profiles three environmentally friendly products and solutions