When I read last week’s letters page (DW 10 February), I didn’t know whether to weep or just accept I’d moved back to the 1980s.
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 design and creative services roster will contain between 50 and 70 design groups across eight categories, including corporate identity, corporate literature, promotional literature, design of […]
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 aims to create a more consistent identity across a range of licensed products, such as stationery, greeting cards and toys. There will be guidelines on […]
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
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, Sway, Hampshire SO41 6BA. This year’s nominees for the Designer of the Year award are design strategist Hilary Cottam, product designer Jasper Morrison, Penguin Books […]
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 who look at ways of making exterior lighting pa
HTDL has named and designed the brand identity for Mentus, a suite of on-line educational tools from School Mentor Solutions. Mentus launches at the start of the next academic year, with websites, exhibition designs and literature packs in development.
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 selected the consultancy following a three-way pitch involving two incumbent groups. The Open Agency is briefed to overhaul the visual and functional elements of the […]
Radius Design Consultants has designed the identity for the British Beer and Pub Association’s latest initiative, Beautiful Beer. Launched last Friday, the campaign aims to persuade drinkers to make beer their ‘drink of choice’.
Product design groups are feeling the pinch at the moment, but creative joint ventures can enable you to weather the storm, says Patrick Hunt
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. Contact: Mandy Caruana 020 7251 9229 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Info: www.dba.org.uk Venue: DTI Conference Centre, 1 Victoria Street, London SW1. This year’s Milan international furniture fair, […]