Briefs

Allied Bakeries’ Kingsmill has had its first redesign since its launch in 1989, to differentiate it from “me too” products. Both the original pack and the new design, which went on shelf this week, are by Ziggurat.

English Churches Housing Group’s annual report has been designed in-house around the theme Time to Grow. The bud blossom illustrations featured on the cover are linked to individual portraits in the report.

Modo Media Poppe Tyson has designed Harper Collins’ online bookshop and forum www.fireandwater.com

The Team has created the identity for the 1998 Prince’s Youth Business Trust Business Awards, showing the relationship with the sponsor United Biscuits.

The poster publicising a bonfire night event on London’s Primrose Hill has been designed to illustrate the involvement of Camden Council. The council has taken over running the evening from the residents’ association. Intended to invoke a sense of public safety and fun, the poster was designed by three-strong Interfield. The two-year-old group used pictograms designed by director Ray Leek along with director Peter Anderson’s typeface.

The 1999 Stewart Catalogue for gardeners has been created by Skidmore Turnbull Design, using photography of wild and exotic flowers from The Netherlands.

Bamber Forsyth aims to celebrate the merger of Guinness and Grand Metropolitan, and to communicate the breadth of the resulting company’s portfolio, in this inaugural annual report and review for Diageo. ‘The review cover [pictured] shows people celebrating through food and drink and shows the vastness of Diageo’s portfolio through a montage sequence,’ says consultancy director Nigel Forsyth. Both the documents have recently been sent out to shareholders and City analysts.

James Boorstin becomes managing director and chief operating officer at Diefenbach Elkins, and not executive vice president services as reported (DW 16 October).

Mencap appeal by INS and Waterstone’s interior by BDG McColl.

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