3 December 1998

Horror scope for 1999

Millennium angst has had a worrying effect on Tim Rich, provoking a prophetic dream of a design body with a name problem and typographic debate leading to violence.

Two Scottish groups merge

Two Scottish design companies are to merge in the New Year to form a specialist graphic design services group. – From January l999, Millhouse Design Consultants and George Studios will

Special offers

The growth of Internet shopping means retailers are having to find new ways to entice people back into the shops. A total shopping ‘experience’ is required, says Pamela Buxton.


New York group Donovan and Green aims to create a female space where 7-12-year-old girls can learn about pioneering women and buy their favourite toys, with this new department store

Are you ready for Get Set

A hard day in the studio and the prospect of that hot date looms, but are your personal hygiene and grooming up to it? It’s a universal question vending company

Dolphin joins Mercier Gray

Integrated marketing consultancy Mercier Gray has acquired music, leisure and retail design group Dolphin, for an undisclosed sum. Dolphin will now be renamed Dolphin MG and will provide a specialist

Another CSD president quits

Adrianne LeMan has resigned from her position as president of the Chartered Society of Designers, becoming the second consecutive holder of the title to resign mid-term. LeMan declines to comment

Farrell joins London First

Terry Farrell, principal of Terry Farrell & Partners, has been appointed to the board of London First, the business campaign group set up to improve and promote London.


London – Filling the Gaps takes place on 8 December at 5.30pm. Architect and urban designer Richard Rogers explores the potential of recycled urban sites to create vibrant urban communities

Grolsch font by Tutssels

Tutssels has redesigned the font for the Grolsch draught lager brand, to better target 25-34 year-old ABC men. – The font is intended to convey the brand values of energy,

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