6 February 1997

Saatchi & Saatchi opts for efficiency

Saatchi & Saatchi Design has created the marque for a new campaign promoting energy efficiency in the home. – The client is the independent, Government-funded Energy Savings Trust and the

EXHIBITIONS

Pop down to the Royal Academy of Arts to see the exhibition of 21 paintings by colourist abstract artist Gillian Ayres. The display focuses on her career from 1959 to

COMPETITIONS

Time to think about your entry for the XII International Poster Biennial competition in Finland. One of the categories consists of cultural, social and commercial posters; the other covers environmental

BGA switches on Solo brand

Basten Greenhill Andrews has researched and designed Solo, a new secure debit card payment brand for Switch Card Services. BGA marketing director Tim Greenhill says Switch, owned by a number

Brief

Tucker Clarke-Williams creative director Phil Skegg, seen here posing for Emap Radio’s direct mail campaign, cuts a fine figure. But T C-W insiders attribute credit for Skegg’s physique in the

Pride and Prejudice

It’s time deluded designers who think Britain is best woke up to what’s really happening in Europe. Jeremy Myerson dispels the British bulldog myth

McKean eye for detail

Dave McKean, whose work is on show in Wolverhampton, divested action heroes of their tights and took comics into dark depths, says John Cranmer

Pop centre to appoint two teams

The National Centre for Popular Music in Sheffield is planning to appoint graphic designers by the beginning of June to create its identity. A number of designers have already submitted

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