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Magazine designer Peter Smith has left publishing house The Builder Group to set up Smith Design in London. The operation kicks off on 2 February. The group will work on magazine design, business literature and Web design.

A product catalogue to promote Warner Bros Studio Store’s new baby range has been designed by Asylum.

Dynamic, straightforward, passionate, modern and innovative are the qualities that customers identified with shower specialist Daryl. The research, carried out by London group Pitman Senior, led to the identity and literature style for the manufacturer and designer of showering systems and shower enclosures. ‘Owning the world of colour is a significant part of the identity,’ says a consultancy spokeswoman.

National Savings is to launch a redesigned website, created by The Presentation Company, this spring.

Mulberry’s new spring/ summer brochure was created by Martin Jacobs Art Direction and Design.

Elizabeth Galbraith, formerly You Magazine art director, has this week joined BBC Worldwide as creative director of BBC Good Food.

Dialog has designed the promotional material for the 1998 Miller Freeman Premier Womenswear and Premier Childrenswear fashion events, starting on 15 February at Birmingham’s NEC.

Young people’s cable and satellite programming company Trouble is airing four new winter stings. The sequences feature superhero figures: a rhinestone cowgirl, an angel, a GI and a martial arts vamp (pictured). Each sequence ends with the character smashing an imaginary screen to reveal the Trouble logo. In-house graphics producer Steph Neely produced and directed the stings, which go on air on Saturday on the Bravo channel.

Motor insurance group NIG Skandia has introduced a new poster advertising campaign developed by design group Riley Associates.

The two restaurants in Selfridges’ new Manchester store are the work of CD Partnership and not Conran Design Group, as reported in last week’s Design Week.

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