A study conducted by the Foundation for Performance Measurement claims that the FTSE 100 companies are “failing to provide much meaningful information on drivers of future value and performance” in their annual reports. The report could help the case of design and communication consultancies seeking annual report work. Published last month, The Well Rounded Annual […]
Martin McLoughlin will continue to run graphics and branding group Lashko McLoughlin following the departure of founding partner Marita Lashko for family reasons at the end of last year. Lashko, who is expecting her second child in March, decided to quit the 18-month-old partnership to give her more control of her time, says McLoughlin. But […]
KSDP Group has appointed Richard B Roolvink as managing director of its Amstersdam office, with effect from 1 January.
The Central Office of Information has invited several design consultancies to appear on its first branding roster, which aims to address the organisation’s branding issues and improve the image of Government departments. Framework contracts were intended to be in place by last September, but were held up by lengthy administrative delays (DW 26 November 1999). […]
Martin Sorrell’s knighthood is one of the best bits of news for design so far this century (see News, page 5). Not only does it acknowledge the unstinting commitment the WPP Group boss has shown to the global communications business – in which design play
Mercier Gray, a marketing company specialising in design, has come up with an alternative way to win new business.
The year’s awards
British Design and Art Direction Awards
Rod Petrie could have played football for a living. Fortunately, he thinks the rules of the game will also work in the design studio
After months of painstakingly searching for a career opening, I had the good fortune to be offered my ideal job.
Futurebrand is developing a visitors centre for the British Airways London Eye, the giant wheel on London’s South Bank.
Landor rebrands JAS Indonesian airport handling services group Jasa Angkasa Semesta has been rebranded by the Hong Kong office of Landor Associates.