5 February 2004

Fijit creates Renu brochures

Fijit has created a set of three brochure designs for Oxfordshire research group Renu, which pioneers the development of renewable resources. The group avoided using photography of ‘rolling hills and green trees, often associated with this kind of project’, explains Fijit creative director Dean Johnson. The design celebrates the wind turbine technology and the associated […]

Tonic puts Music Choice greatest hits on the Web

Digital audio broadcaster Music Choice has unveiled a revamped website, www.musicchoice.co.uk, designed by London consultancy Tonic Design. The move follows the broadcaster’s October relaunch of a series of ten music compilation channels, including Just Chillout and The Alternative, and reflects its desire to create a ‘sense of community with our television offering and our audience’, […]

Confetti site disappears up its own ring research

With Valentine’s day round the corner, why not impress your loved one with your creative abilities, at www.confetti.co.uk. The on-line wedding store not only allows you to pore over a stack of engagement ring ‘research’ to your heart’s content, but also allows you to design your own ring. It’s good news for everyone by the […]

Ostroff takes Sir Misha honours

The 2004 Sir Misha Black Memorial medal will be presented to Universal Design founder Elaine Ostroff next month for her championing of design for older and disabled people. The Sir Misha Black Award for innovation in design education will be awarded to Jane McCann for her work in sportswear design development. In 1995 McCann established […]

Yoo installs telephone box as public art

Residential design and development company Yoo has installed a red telephone box designed by Yoo founder Philippe Starck, as a piece of public art outside its latest residential development. The 3.5m-tall phone box retains its original telephone and coin box, but the rest of the interior has been customised: it features a marble floor with […]

Blueback breaks ranks

Anne Konopelski hails a new era for London’s mini-cab market, as PJ Darling does his best to create a dependable brand with standardised, quality service

UKTV unifies offer with DEJ identity

Digital TV network UKTV, which claims to be the UK’s second largest non-terrestrial broadcaster after Sky, is in the midst of a brand overhaul, with Dunning Eley Jones to unify its stable of channels. The network will launch its latest look on 8 March in a move that will see a UKTV brand name prefix […]

Attik designs graffiti tool for Scion

Attik has designed a graffiti tool and a music mixer for the Scion website at www.scion.com. Aspiring street artists can choose from a marker, brush, ‘sharpie’ or spray tool, with adjustable tip widths, ink capacities and colour options, as well as assorted stencils.

Call for entries

Students aged 16-20 are invited to enter the Audi Young Designer competition. Prizes for the most innovative products include paid work experience at a leading design consultancy and £10 000 for university fees. The closing date for entries is 22 March. Contact: call 0800 587 7112 or go to www.audiyoungdesigner.co.uk for an entry form.

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