5 December 2002

Identity revamp for The National Gallery

The National Gallery is rolling out a revamped identity this week designed by BamberForsyth Fitch, as the London gallery moves to shore up its visitor base against increasing competition. Although

Corsie Naysmith rides with O’Neill

Surf and snow retailer O’Neill is introducing revamped store concepts to the UK, designed by Corsie Naysmith, little over a year after opening a flagship on London’s Carnaby Street. The

Spanish furniture manufacturer…

Spanish furniture manufacturer Figueras has teamed up with architect Antonio Bonamusa to produce a laptop-friendly seating system for the conference market. The Megaseat has been configured to accommodate cables, microphones

London furniture showroom…

London furniture showroom B&B Italia has commissioned designers as wide-ranging as Wells Mackereth Architects, Graphic Thought Facility and 100% Design newcomer Junilda Ross, to design Christmas trees. The trees will

Italian product manufacturer…

Italian product manufacturer Guzzini is celebrating its 90th birthday tomorrow with the relaunch of its Vintage range of two-tone products which was first introduced in 1954. Vintage includes tableware such

Athletic Streak

Innovation and function are both fundamental to Nike’s success. Mike Exon provides a rundown

Find a chief par excellence

Colum Lowe argues that the DBA’s chief executive vacancy is of limited appeal because the rewards, although potentially huge, could be outweighed by the pitfalls

Getty’s new images

Getty Images has commissioned more than 900 photographers to produce its latest project, Spirit. With more than 1200 images, the collection is billed as ‘encouraging viewers to assess their own


Photographer Chris Simpson shows his view of cultural landscapes at Fallen Gods, Fired Earth from 6-20 December. Venue: The Galleries, 15 Dock Street, London E1.

Sector in need of toning

Design helped the fitness sector to thrive during its boom years, but as customer numbers wane Richard Clayton thinks it’s time for the sector to shape up

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