News in Pictures

1 Saitek launches two sets of portable speakers this month, the A200 and A250, designed in-house with guidance from Seymour Powell and acoustic design input by Mission.

2 Pemberton and Whitefoord has created packaging for the Ron Veracruzano range of Mexican rums.

3 Red Design has designed the promo for the Teen Choice Awards, which will air on the Living and Trouble channels. Animation is by Carl Fairweather of Mainframe.

4 Walker Books is set to publish Imagine, a children’s book featuring illustrations by Norman Messenger, on 7 November.

5 Art and Cook: Love Food, Live Design and Dream Art, by photographer Allen Bell, is published by Rizzoli International next month.

6 Record label Hed Kandi is relaunching its identity, with artwork created by Zip Design and Vault 49.

7 Milton Glaser, Raymond Briggs and Tony Hart are among the personalities putting pen to envelope in aid of the National Literacy Trust auction in conjunction with Pitney Bowes (Glaser’s work pictured). Their designed envelopes will be auctioned on eBay from 3 October. For details visit

8 Bite has completed the communication and set design for Arts & Kids Week (1 to 9 October). The theme this year is ‘Art Up Close’. See for more details.

9 Russell Hobbs launched its Reflections range this week, designed by its in-house team.

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