Letter bombed

Tim Fendley examines the world around him in the context of the typographic information that bombards our conscious and self-conscious states.

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Freelance designer Garreth Coyne has created a website for Sunderland health-food store, GoodnHealthy, for a fee of £3000.

WPP portfolio grows further

WPP has added research and branding consultancy Icon Brand Navigation to its global portfolio of design consultancies. “Icon will work closely with Enterprise IG in the branding field, but it will remain autonomous within the WPP Group,” a WPP spokesw

Webb Scarlett taps Woodpecker

HP Bulmer is to unveil a revamped version of its Woodpecker cider later this year, with new packaging and brand identity by Webb Scarlett. While Bulmer prepares to relaunch and reposition Woodpecker, the company is also understood to be reviewing premium brand Scrumpy Jack. Webb Scarlett is believed to be conducting a brand review. Both […]

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Butcher & Gundersen has created the brand identity for the latest The Badger Brewery beer launch, Golden Glory, which will appear exclusively in more than 400 Tesco stores at the beginning of May.

The designer as curator

Government-sponsored museums will be able to offer free admission without incurring large tax bills from December. Hannah Booth gives us access to what this will mean for designers

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Kugel has designed the Man Financial website, which launches this week, to coincide with the renaming of the brokerage company from Man International to Man Financial.

Enterprise IG wins Ericsson job

Enterprise IG is working on an internal brand strategy review for Swedish telecoms giant Ericsson, the results of which will be launched at the beginning of May. Ericsson appears to have done a U-turn on its planned corporate identity review. Brand director Bill Gajda denies that any change to the name or branding is planned […]

Aukett profits slowdown

Design, architecture and engineering consultancy Aukett Europe has blamed its recent profits cave-in on the IT and telecommunications downturn. But it maintains that it will not be cutting UK or European staff as a result. On 27 March Aukett’s share price plummeted 36 per cent to 9.25p following the announcement that profits in the half-year […]

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Premier Media Partners has redesigned its British Airways’ in-flight magazines, High Life and Business Life, in-house.

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Morgan Stanley Dean Witter has truncated its name and launched a new logo as part of a multi-million pound global rebranding project through Landor Associates in New York.

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Jaywing creates branding for cultural initiative Hull 2017

Consultancy Jaywing has created the place branding for Hull 2017, the initiative marking the northern city’s status as UK City of Culture. The logo is an “H” shape constructed out of a series of geometric lines, used against a colourful palette of purple, green, yellow, blue and pink. Gavin Shore, creative director at Jaywing, says […]