Grand Design has created a brochure for Baily Garner, a partnership of building surveyors, architects and quantity surveyors, aimed at promoting the concept of partnering within the construction industry.

Aukett to touch down at Stansted

Aukett Europe is to design interiors at the new Radisson SAS hotel at Stansted Airport in a project worth a seven-figure sum in design fees to the consultancy. Final planning approval on the project is expected in mid-July and the first stage of construction will begin in the autumn. The architecture, design and engineering group […]

CPB butters up Benecol packaging

Benecol is to launch revamped packaging designed by Coley Porter Bell this month, as the company moves to protect its position as market leader in the cholesterol reduction sector. The new look, the result of over 12 months work by the consultancy, will be applied across the entire Benecol range including spreads, cheeses, cereal bars, […]


Spirit Solutions has created the name and identity for Investream, an investment company specialising in property. The consultancy has also been retained to design communications material for the company.

CPRE identity needs ‘inspiration’

Charity and campaigning group The Council for the Protection of Rural England has announced it is to rebrand and will appoint a consultancy in the next month. The organisation wants to change its name, logo and strapline and launch the look by summer of next year. The CPRE, which will change the ‘council’ in its […]


Eighth Day Design has created nine leaflets explaining service standards for Lewes District Council. The work is due to be published this week.

ITV Sport idents actually scored by Red Pepper

I was interested to read the feature about TV Channel Branding (News Analysis, DW 27 June), as that is one of the fields that my televisual design group XTV specialises in. However, I was surprised to see a picture of the ITV Sport Idents credited to FutureBrand English & Pockett, when they were actually designed […]

Twins fashion themselves on a prize acceptance

There was a bit of a double take on Tuesday night when fledgling fashion designer Christina Burke took top prize in a new student contest supported by the Chartered Society of Designers. Emotionally shaken at winning £5000 – the ticket to her MA, she said – Burke was close to tears as she accepted the […]

Call for entries

The deadline for entries to the BCSC Shopping Awards 2002 for retail schemes is 26 July. Contact: www.bcsc.org.uk, 020 7227 3467 or e-mail fraser.lennox @bcsc.org.uk for an entry form.


Nick Smurthwaite is ready to saddle up after seeing Dreamworks film Spirit’s dramatic landscapes and beautifully animated characters

Branded weekdays help create that Friday feeling

It’s always good when groups help us out here in the comedy corner. This week’s polka-dot bow tie goes to Redpath head of copy Roger Gray, who’s leaked us an e-mail to his managing director on the PwC Consulting/ Monday rebrand. ‘If a company can brand itself as a day, why can’t we brand a […]

Creative thoughts swirl about before Consignia

We at The Paul Martin Design Company will not be mourning the passing of the Consignia brand (Letters, DW 20 June). About two weeks before its launch we completed this identity for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight’s environmental project consulting group Business Environment Forum, and consequently we have lived in fear of being ‘outed’ […]

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