COI design roster plans unveiled

The Central Office of Information’s forthcoming design and creative services roster will focus on design implementation rather than strategic consultancy when it is announced in a few weeks’ time. The

Disney launches European style guide

Disney is launching a European style guide, created by Allies and Scarlet Design, to direct the use of kitten character Marie, as featured in Aristocats. The Perfect in Pink guide

Winner takes all

Most of the All of Us team won a DW Award Best of Show four year’s ago with Digit. Now they have set a new benchmark, says Mike Exon

Exhibitions

A collection of recent works by British photographer Anne Hardy, exploring how modern man seeks to control and manipulate space, is on display until 17 April. Venue: ArtSway, Station Road,

Space race

Rogier van der Heide and Peter Freeman are two very different lighting designers in the forefront of exploring new technological possibilities in exterior lighting. John Stones speaks to two designers

Open Agency nets First Group task

Rail operator First Group has appointed The Open Agency to redevelop the website of its TransPennine Express route, with a relaunch planned for late spring. TPE marketing manager Dave Crocker

Invest in your talents

Product design groups are feeling the pinch at the moment, but creative joint ventures can enable you to weather the storm, says Patrick Hunt

Forthcoming events

The Design Business Association is holding an interactive day of presentations and workshops in London on 17 March. The DBA Business Briefings will address challenges relating to Gaining Work Overseas.

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The biggest product launches of 2017

We look at some of the most exciting product design stories from this year, including a reincarnated version of the Nokia 3310 handset, a touchscreen projector from Sony and a smart