5 November 1998

Mars in pack review

Mars is carrying out a review of its packaging design groups across Europe. At least one new consultancy is known to have joined the fold. ‘Until it’s finished, it’s not

Ritchie joins Arthesia

As predicted in Design Week, former Imagination group creative head Alex Ritchie has joined Berlin-based entertainments and events group Arthesia to set up Arthesia Pacific in Los Angeles (DW 23

Adidas factory outlet

Sports brand Adidas is due to open its first UK factory outlet store in York on 12 November, designed by Corsie Naysmith.


Designer Lydia Thornley achieved this solarised fruit effect by directly scanning in slices of real fruits and manipulating the images in Photoshop. The results adorn the 1997-1998 annual report of

Creative mind games

Matthew Valentine tries to get his head round the latest ideas in right brain and left brain thinking and finds out how design groups can find a balance and create

Love at first pogo

The founding directors of Manchester design consultancy DesignStorm came together in unusual fashion. – The pair, husband and wife team Fritz and Cathy Fitton, collided during a poorly controlled pogo

Rumpus in The Attik?

The departure of The Attik founder Simon Needham for Australia has raised some speculation as to a creative fall-out between staff at the New York to London to Huddersfield design


Gitta Gschwendtner and Angel Monzon have redesigned the Becks Artbar at the Royal College of Art. The interior is dark and moody with the bar area painted a deep red,

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