UK finds gold at US awards

Lewis Moberly and Pearlfisher picked up the UK’s share of the 1996 Gold Awards Package Design Competition run by the US Package Design Council International. Last week’s ceremony saw Lewis

It’s a D-ream for Doreen Doreen

Bristol consultancy Bi-design has an original marketing policy. Creative director Carol Whitworth and senior designer Kevin Clutterbuck garb themselves in fake dalmation and leopardskin and trill their own versions of

LDP lights on new Sydney base

Lighting Design Partnership is setting up an office in Sydney to service its Australasian and Pacific Rim projects. Tim Downey, who was LDP’s senior designer on Brisbane International Airport, is

McConnell in Lisbon pitch

Pentagram’s John McConnell is in a paid creative pitch to design signage for Expo ’98 in Lisbon. He faces Italy’s Italo Lupi, Japan’s Shigeo Fukud, Michael Bierut in the US,

Dalziel and Pow aims to polish up jeweller

The 300-strong H Samuel chain of jewellery shops is undergoing a complete design revamp by London’s Dalziel and Pow. Signet, H Samuel’s parent company, appointed the consultancy in April after

Festival meeting held

Imagination is hoping the Millennium Festival will get the green light as the result of yesterday’s emergency finance meeting called by Deputy Prime Minister Michael Heseltine. Imagination was at the

PRODUCT CATEGORY

Your chance to vote The season of the BBC Design Awards is upon us, with design for once ousting snooker and cricket out of a prime viewing slot on BBC2

Survey reveals widening gap

The gap between design consultancies offering strategic input and those selling the art and craft of design is widening, according to the Design Business Association’s latest quarterly survey. “Consultancies which

Board room in Bournemouth

Bournemouth and Poole College of Art & Design is hoping to “refresh” its governing board by inviting design consultants to become members.

Xenophobes keep quiet

Like it or loathe it, but let’s just build it, appears to be the philosophy behind the V&A’s Boilerhouse project. Sutherland Lyall wonders if this is a defeatist attitude from

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What to do and see at Designjunction 2018

From 20-23 September, London’s Designjunction takes place on the South of the River Thames, and will see installations, exhibitions, talks and its well-known fair spread across three venues including Doon