Design groups are set to benefit now that planning permission has been granted for a £150m restoration and refurbishment of the Grade I-listed St Pancras Chambers in London’s King’s Cross.
It’s great to see the design industry getting its act together as a concerted force at last, with news of far-reaching joint initiatives between the Design Business Association and the
The Beck’s Futures Student Prize for Film and Video supports students at UK institutions who work with moving image media. The shortlist can be seen from 8 to 11 April.
The Hackney Theatre Partnership, an organisation representing theatres located in London’s borough of Hackney, including the Hackney Empire, has appointed Rrroar to produce the group’s first identity. The marque will
Gary Panter is an oddity in the art world – he straddles commercial and fine art and offers custom drawings at knock-down prices.
Bowman Creative has appointed former MBNA head of marketing communications for loans and retail finance John Harnett to take on the role of planning and strategy director.
I enjoyed Hugh Pearman’s Private View – A toast to mediocrity (DW 31 March), largely about his fogey tastes and somewhat about brand positioning. It’s very 21st century to call
Glasgow multidisciplinary consultancy Curious Group is to overhaul the design of Artstore, which claims to be Scotland’s largest single arts and crafts retailer. The work forms part of a larger
Malaysia Airlines’ first class has been given a plush redesign by Priestman Goode. Clare Dowdy tries it for size
Changing consumer trends are forcing department stores to rethink their strategy, with the aim of improving the retail experience, says SarahBalmond
Design Forum Finland has jointly awarded Syrup Helsinki graphic designers Antti Hinkula and Teemu Suviala its Young Designer of the Year 2005 prize. The â‚¬5000 (£3400) award is donated by
Regarding our work for London Borough of Tower Hamlets (DW 24 February), we feel the piece implies Phage is responsible for the ‘Idea’ brand. We are, in fact, working on