30 October 2003


On 5 November at 7.15pm Non Organic Complexity in Architecture features Lars Spuybroek, principal at Rotterdam architect Nox, who will discuss the relationship between architecture and media, as well as architecture and computing. The lecture is part of the Victoria & Albert Museum’s Zoomorphic exhibition. Contact: 020 7942 2209. Venue: V&A Lecture Theatre, Cromwell Road, […]

Programme notes

Paul Murphy asks if on-screen TV branding can do more than just remind you of the channel you’re watching

Barclays re-invests in Interbrand

Interbrand looks set to retain its grip on Barclays’ brand guidelines this week, after the company approached four top consultancies including Fitch London, Wolff Olins and Williams Murray Hamm to pitch for the work. Interbrand’s main rival for the brief, which is likely to influence all the bank’s print material, is understood to be incumbent […]

Spice up your tax life by working off your partner

‘Taxworking?’ said our news editor incredulously, as she read the proof of the Neoco-sexes-up-the-tax-profession story last week (DW 23 October). ‘Tax and working – that’s two hideous words in one. You would have thought that if they were going to make tax careers more sexy they could have been slightly more imaginative.’ ‘Yeah, how about […]

Do WMH’s snack packs lack bite?

United Biscuits has ditched Williams Murray Hamm’s globetrotting gourmet-style repackaging of crisps brand Phileas Fogg after only 18 months for a ‘back to basics’ design by Ziggurat, amid suggestions that the former has failed to make an impression with consumers. Industry sources suggest consumers ‘didn’t immediately recognise WMH’s Phileas Fogg design as a snack brand’ […]

Liberty chocolate shop

An abundant array of paper sculptures, including a ‘flower tree’ replete with ‘bobbing butterflies’ and a series of table top ‘flower bowls’, adorn the newly introduced chocolate shop at Liberty in London. Designed by Corina and Co, most are visible through two display windows on the Carnaby Street side of the store. Also included in […]

Boxer creates fashion label point-of-sale material

Boxer has created brochures, point-of-sale material and promotional vouchers to promote the autumn collections for fashion labels Liz Claiborne, Elisabeth by Liz Claiborne and Lizwear Jeans. The work will roll out across the brands’ European markets.

KWA performs for south London new-build theatre

Work kicks off this week on London’s Unicorn Theatre, billed as the UK’s first purpose-built professional children’s theatre, which is set to open on Tooley Street in Southwark, south London, in late 2005. The building and interiors, including lighting, seating and auditorium, are by Keith Williams Architects. The theatre is ‘in discussions with a couple […]

Northern Quarter sees Make Me 03 launch next month

Make Me 03 launches in Manchester next month, with original work by local designers and an exhibition of playable installations at the Northern Quarter Gallery. The Make Me shop at The Triangle, Manchester will feature between ten and 20 limited-edition items from each designer, selected to achieve diversity and offer a variety of pricing levels […]

Light heavyweight

The winner of the Bombay Sapphire 2003 prize is a master in deception and intrigue. Sara Manuelli profiles lighting designer Paul Cocksedge

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