6 August 1998

In search of a little lift

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.


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 fills creative post

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.

JJB Sports acquisition

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

Like a rolling stone…

‘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

Design annual

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.

Government must try harder to promote UK

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

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