6 December 2001


‘Following the British Design & Art Direction’s SuperHumanism conference earlier this year, Design Week has decided to take a lead in provoking positive response to the initiative from the design community.


Lime has created the branding and promotional literature for the re-opening of the Dome Concert Hall in Brighton, which will take place on 24 February 2002. The preview brochure is published this Wednesday.

Proof positive

Liz Grahame looks at how design consultancies are getting to grips with digital printing and also knowing which specialised paper stocks to specify

Billco counting on BBC calendar

The BBC has created its first on-line advent calendar, designed by Billco, to promote its Christmas animation special, Hamilton Aardvark, which is screened in December on BBC1. The website, www.hamilton mattress.com, will feature key characters from the animation and is designed to build momentum prior to its screening. Billco, advertising agency BMP DDB’s digital design […]

The Nest

‘The Nest has developed two new brands, yet to be launched, that should have a significant impact on improving people’s lives. Both encourage sustainability. Vielife works with individuals within organisations to improve their lives through the provision of an amazing array of health and well-being solutions structured around the core areas of sleep, nutrition, stress […]

British Museum no-show spared

Exhibitions at the British Museum have been reprieved from the threat of cancellation, but its search for a head of design is still on hold due to the museum’s continuing cash crisis. The exhibition let-off comes in the same week as former director of the National Gallery, Neil MacGregor, is appointed director of the museum. […]

Almeida Restaurant and Bar

Conran & Partners has designed interiors for the first Conran restaurant to open in London since early 2000. Almeida Restaurant and Bar, in London’s Islington, opens on 3 December.

The rooftop statement that’s blown out of proportion

While celebrating its 10th anniversary last week, Majestic saw an opportunity to give it large to its competitors. The consultancy hung a load of white T-shirts with the statement ’10 years of hanging the competition out to dry’ on a 20m washing line on the roof of its offices in Huddersfield. This was visible to […]

Christmas sales

Fine art, product design, fashion and contemporary furniture are on sale at 291 Art Mart from 8-9 December. The event then moves on to London’s West End from 13 December until 26 January 2002. Contact: 020 7613 5676. Venue: 291 Gallery, 291 Hackney Road, London E2. A shopping evening takes place on 6 December from […]

DTI logs on to a new site by BamberForsyth Fitch

The Department of Trade and Industry is to relaunch its website, redesigned by BamberForsyth Fitch, by April next year. The consultancy will make recommendations to the department on the ‘shape, structure and audience accessibility’ of the site. It will then begin the redesign of its core pages. ‘We will create new core templates and a […]


Accessories designer Mathilde Evard has designed the World Cup Ball 2002 for Adidas. The ball does not feature the traditional ‘tango’ design, which has been in use for the past 20 years, and is an attempt to reflect both Asian and Western cultures.


Hildebrand Design has created the corporate brochure for global mining conglomerate Rio Tinto, which is due to be published within the next two weeks.

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