Chaos franks identity for Easypost

Chaos Design has created the brand identity for Easypost, the Web-based e-mail service launched last week by domain name registrar Easyspace. According to company marketing director Tina Hulewicz, Easypost will offer personalised e-mail accounts made more ‘credible’ by omitting references to Internet service providers within addresses – which rivals such as Hotmail require – as […]


Icons in Denim pays homage to denim by bringing together an eclectic collection of over 40 images. The exhibition continues until 10 April. Venue: Getty Images Gallery, 3 Jubilee Place, London SW3. From 6 March until 25 April Pressing Forward presents contemporary prints from print workshops in Aberdeen, Dundee and Edinburgh, featuring 14 artists focusing […]

Jackson splits from Four IV

Gregor Jackson has left Four IV this week, 13 years after co-founding the group with Chris Dewar-Dixon and Andy Bone. Jackson, who was Four IV’s interiors director, says he will ‘work independently and in partnership with a couple of design groups’.


As part of the Architecture Foundation’s Real Architecture programme, Alex de Rijke of Rijke Marsh Morgan Architects will lecture on the Kingsdale School, a project in Dulwich. The talk takes place on Wednesday 10 March at 7pm and tickets are £8 and £5 for members and students. Info: www.architecturefoundation. Venue: Museum of London, London […]

Last chance to see

Chinese Printmaking Today is the biggest ever exhibition in Europe of contemporary, post-Cultural Revolution Chinese woodblock prints and includes around 200 prints from over 90 artists. The exhibition concludes on 7 March 2004. Venue: The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1.

Vox Pop

Southwark Council has just announced a £1.5bn regeneration scheme for London’s Elephant & Castle, with on-site work expected to begin by the end of the year. What, from a design perspective, do you think the area needs to make it a place people want to tr

All hail demise of Podge lunch

All hail the demise of the Podge lunch, the uber-networking event dedicated to a keen fostering of better working practice in the design industry, and erm, all that. After ten years, Phil Jones is hanging up his organiser’s hat and getting a gym membership. But watch this space. The rumour is it will return in […]

AA Motoring Trust researches motoring

The AA Motoring Trust, an independent and campaigning charity which undertakes research into motoring, roads and transport, has appointed Rapier to revamp its identity. The work, which launches at the end of March, must ‘create a consistent, but distinct brand’ from the AA, says Rapier creative director John Townshend.

MCC in talks with top design talent

Manchester City Council is set to appoint a creative director and has invited seven top-flight designers to apply for the post, Design Week can exclusively reveal. Alan Fletcher, Malcolm Garrett, Javier Mariscal, John McConnell, Peter Saville (pictured) and Michael Wolff are all understood to have been invited to discuss the position. It is believed McConnell […]

Bremner to MC at DW Awards

Rory Bremner will host the 2004 Design Week awards at London’s Royal Courts of Justice on 16 March. To book your place e-mail

Sorrell forecasts shower for 2005

WPP Group chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell has forecast a strong year ahead for 2004 but warns the industry risks taking a ‘shower’ in 2005. Sorrell, continuing his preference for watery metaphors after his bath analogy last year, believes the benefits of the Athens Olympics, Euro 2004 and US presidential elections may not extend into […]

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