Kemistry set for Dutch TV rebrand

Kemistry hopes to secure sign-off tomorrow on concepts to rebrand three TV channels for Dutch national broadcaster Publieke Omroep, ahead of the first broadcasting of the work on 1 September. Kemistry saw off Lambie-Nairn, Bruce Dunlop & Associates and Amsterdam-based Inizio in a creative pitch last month to win the project, believed to be worth […]

Digit creates microsites

Digit has created a series of microsites for sunglasses manufacturer Fabris Lane. The sites, at, are designed to distinguish the company’s three ranges.

Sampson May extends Reach

Sampson May has been appointed to review volunteering charity Reach’s brand, with a view to creating fresh identity guidelines. The group will audit all current communications, advertising and branded material – both in print and on-line – for the client, which places professional people keen to offer their skills to charitable organisations. The three-month, Home […]

Thanks for Shoreditch Twat

Thanks to whoever keeps sending us Shoreditch Twat. In Issue 28 [cover pictured – art direction by Bump], we particularly liked the feature on Dinner Party Classics. It goes like this: sample ‘upper middle class plink plonk’ – conversation, ‘the Iranian film scene, macrobiotic diets, advanced Pilates classes’; sample ‘middle class suburban hell’ – conversation, […]

Brewer Riddiford packs Mixsch

Brewer Riddiford has created the packaging for Schweppes Mixsch, a range of soft drink mixers being launched by Coca Cola Enterprises to capitalise on the growth of white spirits like vodka. The three-flavour range is scheduled to launch in clubs and bars later this month. The group, which was appointed without a pitch on the […]

Michael Stewart part of Cost cutting exercise

Office stationery reseller Advantia Business Solutions has decided to draw a line under the ‘downmarket’ image of its own-brand Cost, with new-look packaging by Michael Stewart Design. A top-five player in the UK’s £6bn office supplies industry, Advantia plans to market its in-house stationery range as a brand in its own right. Announcing the move […]

We may be splitting hairs, but Edge gave no credit

Cheers to Wolff Olins senior designer Jon Edge for lifting a quote for his FT Creative Business column from Howard Milton’s UPS identity-bashing letter (DW 17 April) and mentioning neither Milton nor our esteemed organ. At least we were able to laugh off this heinous slight by spotting the juxtaposition of Jon’s mugshot with his […]

Rufus Leonard to canvass gallery with view to update its identity

Rufus Leonard is to review the National Portrait Gallery’s identity over the next four months, as the London museum looks to repaint its image following extensive refurbishment. Last month, the opening of the Regency era Weldon Galleries – designed by Piers Gough of CZWG Architects – drew a line under ten years of renewal and […]

Parker Williams good to Sainsbury’s

Parker Williams has revamped the identity on Sainsbury’s Be Good To Yourself range, as the supermarket repositions the line from ‘faddy dieting’ aid to integral healthy eating choice. The new-look, 400-strong range, which has been be bolstered by 170 additional and improved products, hits shelves this week. Parker Williams won the work on the back […]


For a discussion on the future of gaming and refreshing old concepts and stereotyping of games design head down to Games, games, games on 5 June from 6-9pm. The event is free, but places must be booked. Contact: The box office on 0161 200 1500. Venue: Cornerhouse, 70 Oxford Street, Manchester M1 5NH. Dutch graphic […]

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