5 February 1998

LECTURES

A home for life and living into the next century continues the Royal Society of Arts series of design lectures. Chairman of the Habinteg Housing Association, and architect Michael Holyer, will talk about adaptable housing for an integrated community. The lecture is on 11 February at 6pm. Venue: RSA, 8 John Adam Street, London WC2.

Lesbian Line entries

Telephone helpline London Lesbian Line has had more than 60 entries to its competition for a new identity. – A number of the entries are from professional designers, says an LLL spokeswoman.

Education should be an enriching experience

Janice Kirkpatrick’s Private View Educating the institution (DW 23 January) was a refreshing read. – As one who has been involved in art and design higher education for many years at one of Scotland’s leading art colleges, I often despair at the outbursts

Brief

Business-to-business publisher Henry Hemming brought in London group Oxygen to create its new identity and print material. The consultancy presented a series of concepts such as megaphones but the cockerel was seen as the most appropriate. ‘This captured the true spirit of what he’s about,’ says Oxygen creative director Aubrey Kurlansky.

New SAS directors

SAS has promoted design team head Penny Baxter and Nigel Slater, who handles client services, to directors. – Baxter and Slater join SAS’s three founders as directors at the 30-strong group.

M&K takes Somerfield home

Somerfield is the latest supermarket to enter the home shopping fray, launching a pilot service with branding by M&K. Under the service, Somerfield’s customers in Chippenham near Swindon can phone in their order and it will be delivered to their home. It follows hot on the heels of a similar service from Iceland, which currently […]

PHOTOGRAPHY

In Dog Show creative photographers have been invited to exhibit images of the dog from a range of perspectives. Exhibitors include Max Forsythe, Frank Herholdt and Jean-Luc Benard among others. From 10-28 February. Venue: Association of Photographers Gallery, 9-10 Domingo Street, London EC1. The Seven Words by Peter Max Kandhola incorporates religious icons seen from […]

Brief

The Jenkins Group’s interiors for high street recruitment chain Reed are rolling out nationwide. The branding had not been touched for about ten years, says consultancy chairman Nick Jenkins. The group, which worked on Manpower, created a new identity as well as interiors and exteriors for the 40-strong chain.

Clinic kiosks to boost Disney

Clinic is developing interactive kiosks for the Disney Channel, to be placed in Disney stores in a bid to create a greater awareness for the channel among young consumers. The kiosks are due to be unveiled in April.

BOOKS

Published by RotoVision, Expo: Trade Fair Stand Design by Conway Lloyd Morgan is released this week. Examples include stands for Virgin, Microsoft, Mercedes-Benz and Tango. Retails at 22.50. Best of European Design and Advertising, published by Laurence King, brings together top awards from 12 countries that represent the Art Directors Club of Europe. Categories include […]

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