Strong UK design force

Up to 30 000 people work in London’s design industry, according to a report for the London First Centre, while the UK as a whole houses 40 per cent of

Park Consul books classy Oehler look

Pentagram partner Justus Oehler has created an identity for a new London hotel called the Park Consul, part of a small German chain. Oehler has designed all graphics for the


The Partners describes it as a ‘dream brief where the only constraint was the size’. This hoarding covering Warner Bros’ New York flagship store is being redesigned by the Warner

Mighty mouths

Bad copy can undermine the best graphic design, so Fay Sweet offers tips on getting words that work

High five for Branding Iron

A new range of Scottish cheeses called Highlands and Islands has five separate identities designed by The Branding Iron, Tayburn McIlroy Coates’ specialist packaging arm. Arran, Drumleish, Highland, Mull of

Market, paper prices and availability

The seismic shudders that have been rumbling through the paper industry for the past five years are showing signs of quelling. The quarterly round of pulp price rises has slowed,

Virgin brides walk down the aisle

THE Virgin Group is sweeping down the UK aisle for the first time with a wedding store concept called Virgin Brides. Design Clinic is creating the branding and architectural practice


Leif Skogstad, account director at corporate identity consultant Gyrographic Communications, suddenly fancied turning into Robin Williams in Goodbye Vietnam. ‘It started with a number of people suggesting that I looked

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