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A Commercial Union spokesman says the organisation has not yet considered the identity for the company to be formed when it merges with General Accident. The merged company will be named Commercial General Union.

Ethical coffee company Cafédirect has appointed Lewis Moberly to create its new packaging.

Milestone has brought in Peter Wilkinson, previously in-house designer at Hasbro, to take on the new position of art director.

Scottish consultancy Gerrard & Medd has designed a new information desk for Edinburgh Airport. This is part of the ongoing redevelopment at the airport.

SCG London has created a brochure for its parent company, Zurich management consultancy St Gallen Consulting Group.

The future of Waterstone’s and Dillons book chain brands will be decided over the coming weeks. The two chains, along with HMV, are the subjects of a proposed merger. It is unlikely that both book chains will continue to operate.

In the article on the first winners of the Millennium Products initiative (DW 20 February) it was stated, based on information from the organiser, the Design Council, that Skystreme was developed in-house. It was, in fact, designed by Graham Lacy, then Isis director and now PDD senior product manager.

Mark Farrow Design’s sleeve for Kylie Minogue’s new album features a 3D image of the singer created by Stephane Sednaoui and Chris Levine at iC Holographic. Minogue is depicted within structures of light energy, using effects developed by Sednaoui. The eponymous album goes out on 16 March.

The logo shown for Flexiform last week was the old logo. Below is the new identity, by Ewen Communications.

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