30 March 2000

Design driven

According to a new title, architecture and automobile design have been having a relationship for some time. Matthew Valentine catches the gossip.


Wire Design has created a website for what its organisers claim is the largest public arts project ever created. Called A13 artscape and based around the London to Southend arterial


Shoe retailer Dolcis is launching an in-store visual communications campaign, art directed by incumbent consultancy JHP. It is themed on a ‘perfect day in the life of the perfect customer’

D&P scores with Magpies gifts

Premiership football club Newcastle United has launched a set of gift vouchers as part of a drive to take advantage of the lucrative football gift market. Designed by London group

Heinz Salad Cream relaunches

The controversial relaunch of Heinz Salad Cream – which has involved nearly doubling the price of a brand threatened with being scrapped six months ago – uses a new look

Nigel Coates

Is it an architect? Is it a designer? No, it’s SuperNige, aka Nigel Coates, risk-taker, body-builder, hedonist, scourge of the architectural establishment and doyen of the multidisciplinary approach to design.


Nature’s Treasurehouses? from 4-7 April, is an international conference tackling global environmental and museum issues. The event is based around six key sessions, which include Will it be real? on


Storehouse is to rename itself Mothercare later this year, following the sale of British Home Stores to entrepreneur Philip Green for £200m. The group was created by Terence Conran in

NMEC puts Hodges Dome story straight

The article Hodges takes on Dome problems is misleading (DW l0 March). Hodges Associates is one of a number of groups subcontracted by In-house Communications, appointed by the NMEC to

Let’s talk about sex

Ann Summers’ bid to buy Knickerbox has injected some interest in the lingerie market. But it will have to clean up its image to take on the market leaders head

The Next Level

It’s not just consoles, but digital TV and mobile phones that are presenting games designers with ever greater challenges. We have the technology…

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