The wet, dull summer has left Tim Rich feeling a bit down. He eventually finds a design tonic in the most unlikely venues of Sainsbury’s and Fishguard.
Boots the Optician is working with retail design specialist BDG McColl on store interiors and graphics, in a bid to explore “new ways to present our in-store environments”, says a
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Springett Associates has created new brand positioning for a children’s trainer brand, to broaden its appeal from sports to general activities. CICA is the only trainer brand designed specifically for
The Gallery at Pentagram AOI Awards exhibits a selection of work by illustrators who took part in the Association of Illustrators – Images 22 last year. Illustrators George Hardie (work
Bamber Forsyth has promoted senior director Lee Hoddy to creative director, a post vacated last year when Jon Henry left the group (DW 4 July 1997). The promotion forms part
The work of students and recent graduates from UK art colleges is on show at Newcontemporaries98. Until 20 September. – Venue: Camden Arts Centre, Arkwright Road, London NW3.
Retailer JJB Sports will convert its newly acquired Sports Division chain to JJB outlets during the next two to three years, according to a spokeswoman for the company. The acquisition
‘If this [job] doesn’t work, I’m going to the US,’ Kate Irving told DW shortly after joining marketing services group Chambers Culross Barrow in March this year. Now, like magician
The deadline for entries to the European Design Annual 4 has been extended until 4 September. – Contact: Sarah Jameson on 01273 716027 or e-mail sarahj@rotovision.
The Coexistence Summer Sale runs until 18 September. Big discounts are available on virtually all products. New stock will be displayed this autumn on completion of the present building work.
Why do we make such a hash of “British” exhibitions? Neal Potter’s letter (opposite) sums up the frustration of many exhibition designers involved with Government-backed shows. We have the creative