3 August 1995

Caprice and Aplin King in party mood

Aplin King has designed the logo, stationery and promotional material for Caprice Events’ latest venture – private catering. The London consultancy has created coat tickets, table menus, place cards, vehicle

Fitch aids Familywear

Fitch has been appointed to redesign interiors for the ailing discount retailer QS Familywear. The listed 107-strong chain is to revamp its format after posting a loss warning. Prototype stores

Copycat packs under attack

The British Producers and Brand Owners Group voted to support the Institute of Grocery Distribution’s call for a code of practice on copycat packaging at its annual general meeting on

DRU to work on new mass transit stations

Design Research Unit has been appointed by Hong Kong’s Mass Transit Railway Corporation to design a series of stations for two planned extensions to the colony’s railway. The consultancy is

Blasting Sands

Like the proverbial policemen, those taking the top posts in the design industry seem to be getting younger. – Jonathan Sands begins his two-year stint as chairman of the Design

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‘It’s difficult putting a Banana Split next to Clark Gable,’ says Mark Norton, managing director of 4i, which designed these posters for TNT and Cartoon Network. Turner Broadcasting asked the

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Yellowstar Design in London has ‘injected some drama and a hint of lifestyle’ into Samsung’s product brochure for 1995/6, according to consultancy director Caroline Kresfelder. The design for the Korean

US air museum to offer design work?

The American Air Museum In Britain, which last week received a 6.5m Lottery grant to build its home in Cambridgeshire, may appoint graphic and exhibition designers. The museum is intended

Product design team gets research grant

Researchers in Manchester are hoping to mould the future of product design with a 350 000 investigation into ways to “Green” the design industry. Manchester Metropolitan University’s Faculty of Science

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