Sporting the right gear

In the wake of the Nagano Winter Olympics comes the Tempest winter sports helmet, designed to enhance user comfort and so aid performance. Created by south London product design group

Glasgow 1999 appoints two

Glasgow 1999 has appointed Ron Arad Associates and Caruso St John Architects to design two major exhibitions in the city. Each consultancy was chosen after a three-way pitch for which

Back to basic machinery

Excessive style pressures make Tim Rich feel he is hitting a premature design middle age. All he really wants is a bit of good old-fashioned plant machinery.

US service revamped for UK

A US organisation providing consulting services for work and life issues is revamping its image for the UK and Europe. Branding work is by Hildebrand Design. Hildebrand Design in London

Revolution for Pets at Home

Pet supermarket chain Pets at Home is to introduce a rebranded store format in Romford, by Revolution. The consultancy is due to hand over the store to the client next

Potential disk ‘measles’ risk

Manufacturers have prom-ised to investigate potential problems with CD-Rs, the gold-coloured recordable CD-ROMs used by many design groups to archive data, after reports that some are suffering from a mystery

Drinking partners

Whyte & Mackay’s late founders, James Whyte and Charles Mackay, take pride of place on its whisky brand’s new packaging, created by Lloyd Ferguson Hawkins.

Design Week fax facts

Design Week editorial has a new fax number: 0171-970 4165. The advertising department’s fax number remains 0171-970 4197.

Terminal decision

BAA has appointed Chapman Taylor as retail consultant to Heathrow’s planned Terminal 5, after a two-way paid pitch against BDG McColl. It will be responsible for the layout of retail

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