Briefs

New ready-to-drink product Gordons & Schweppes is designed by Edinburgh group The Branding Iron. – – Lucy Musgrave has been appointed as director of the Architecture Foundation, having been acting director since April.

New ready-to-drink product Gordons & Schweppes is designed by Edinburgh group The Branding Iron.

Lucy Musgrave has been appointed as director of the Architecture Foundation, having been acting director since April.

Coleman Planet & Partners has redesigned Golden Churn for its new owner St Ivel.

Simon Esterson, The Guardian art director, is designing the newspaper group’s new property and interiors magazine Space, due to launch in September.

Corporate design and communications consultancy Walker Izard has become business partners with PR firm Infopress, as it moves to offer clients integrated marketing skills to back up its design work.

Hendon College, north London, has a new corporate identity by Midlands group Boxer.

The British Design Initiative has brought in Christine Losecaat, previously an independent marketing consultant, as its managing director.

Wagstaffs has created the new name and packaging design for Advantage, the breakfast cereal formerly known as Weeta Flakes. Weetabix is relaunching the brand and hopes the new look conveys the cereal’s nutritional credentials. The brand is positioned in the healthy eating sector of the cereal market which is facing an increasing amount of competition as retailers and brand-owners launch new products. Wagstaffs director Jonathan Shaw says pre-launch consumer research showed ‘an overwhelmingly positive reaction’.

Architect Murphy Davé is bringing a new look to estate agents’ offices with its designs for the Faron Sutaria chain. The first office to be completed is in Notting Hill Gate, west London.

Design and editorial consultancy Redhouse Lane has created a special annual report supplement for Post Office staff.

A touring exhibition of new work coming out of UK colleges and art schools kicks off today. The catalogue accompanying the tour has been created by Axis Design in Manchester. The consultancy developed a new logotype for the exhibition, Beck’s Newcontemporaries 97, which opens at Camden Arts Centre. The designer on the project was Alan Ward.

Latest articles