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The Stamp Innovation category of the Royal Mail’s first Rowland Hill Awards, intended to promote stamp collecting, has been won by photographer Nick Knight for his work on the Olympic stamps. Runners-up were Tutssels and Silk Pearce.

International law firm Richards Butler has introduced a new corporate identity, created by Hoskins Associates.

Roger Felton Associates won the job of creating an identity for the Laban Centre of Movement and Dance and its subsidiaries the Dance Theatre Journal and the Transitions Dance Company after a three-way credentials pitch.

Kraft’s chocolate drink range O’boy has been repackaged for its Nordic markets by PI Design. It is the market leader in Sweden and Finland.

English Heritage has opposed Sir Norman Foster’s plans for a Millennium Tower in the City on the grounds that it would overwhelm London’s skyline.

Visionary Images, the creative arm of Academy Expo, has designed the identity for Musenet, a BT video conferencing service. Musenet links seven UK museums.

Music industry design specialist Stylorouge has launched its website, co-created by Paul Baillie at Motion Pixels. As well as the usual round-up of previous work, the site includes games and a downloadable screensaver and video clips. Called Perestroika, the site is at http://www.stylorouge.co.uk.

Newcastle group The Design Group has taken on four new staff including graphic design graduates Nicola Sokell and Adrian Newman.

Three alcopops – TNT Liquid Dynamite, Purple Passion and Dog’s Bollocks – have violated the Portman Group’s code of conduct on the naming and packaging of alcoholic drinks.

Habitat has signed a one-year 25 000 deal with the Design Museum to sponsor the museum’s education programme.

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