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The UK’s first urban standalone local housing company to be responsible for managing council housing has a new identity. The Poplar HARCA logo was created by The Grand Design and can be used in linear format or a roundel.

British Airways Property has appointed Intro to design, build and manufacture a CD-ROM to promote the activities of the company both internally and externally.

The Hub Communications Company has developed a website for Verve Records, with the aim of creating the UK’s definitive jazz site.

Carlsberg Ice Beer is relaunching with a shrink-sleeve bottle designed by Lawson Marshall Cole.

Kinnersley Kent has appointed Neil Bedford, formerly of John Herbert Partnership, as a senior designer.

Most of us readily admit we are partial to a good, long kiss. And, to the uninitiated, a ‘Kiss Garage’ sounds like manna from heaven. Which it is, although for audio rather than oral reasons. Kiss Garage is the new album from radio station Kiss FM, with a sleeve created by Peacock Design in London. ‘We were briefed to create something which was urban cool, but we were keen to keep things smooth as well,’ says Peacock designer Matt Hughes. ‘So we developed a spray-painted, graffiti-style sleeve incorporating the Kiss logo,’ he adds. The album went on shelf on Monday. Peacock has also developed the poster, and TV and radio advertising which accompanied the launch.

Soho picture library Robert Harding has been relaunched with a new corporate identity by Edward Briscoe Design.

Conran Design Group is working with the Co-operative Wholesale Society on a campaign to develop the retail brand. It has devised a new format which is trialing at the client’s non-food branch in East Kilbride, Scotland.

Agricultural consultant ADAS has appointed Redhouse Lane to produce its annual report, due to be published in June.

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