Bill Jaclin – New Monoprints and Etchings – Exhibition of prints and etchings by Bill Jaclin on urban portraits from Hong Kong and New York.
Leicester consultancy Newenglish has designed the county’s Chamber of Commerce & Industry report and accounts. – Minale Tattersfield & Partners is to bring Americana shopping to Kuwait and other Middle East states by designing the first Unlimited stores i
Newell and Sorrell is believed to be carrying out a feasibility study for British Airways’ identity. A spokeswoman for BA refuses to specify details but says the group has been officially added to the airline’s roster to ‘work on parts of our communications brief’. She stresses: ‘Whatever happens, we are unlikely to drop the “British” […]
Crombie Anderson director Jacquie Edwards recently visited Pakistani city Lahore to run a week-long poster workshop for local graphic designers. The theme was tolerance, a quality so strongly admired by the British Council that it organised the trip, and set up a poster competition to tackle visual communication for social change. And while all the […]
James Woudhuysen, associate director at the Henley Centre for Forecasting for the past four years, is joining Philips Sound and Vision as manager for worldwide market and intelligence. Woudhuysen will be based in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, and will concentrate on consumer electronics. “I’m running a team which is dedicated to looking at the future of […]
Bowes Darby has gone into receivership with the loss of 12 jobs, seven of them in design. Key staff have been absorbed into Preston-based The Point. Bowes Darby creative director Graham Bowes and senior creatives Sam Ross and Simon Birch join the Preston consultancy and will operate out of London. “They will establish our London […]
British designers have made a great showing in the Muji 95 Awards, taking joint second prize overall and winning seven other awards in various categories. Julia Leakey shared the second prize of 500 000 yen (3165) with Japanese designer Don Jye Shin for her occasional folding table. The overall winner was Japan’s Fumio Tani, who […]
‘Smart’ products have revolutionised the non-domestic product market. Now they are making their way into the home. Michael Evamy reports
Master of the Faculty of Royal Designers for Industry, eh. Is it any wonder that common folk find it hard to get to grips with design when we honour our heroes with quasi-academic titles such as this? Where’s the idea of the much-vaunted “real world” in it all? But, as Mike Evamy says (Private View, […]
You write that Harvey Nichols has “beaten off” competition from us and Anthony Worrall Thompson for the Oxo Tower restaurant (DW 24 November). If “beating off” means paying an unrealistically high rental for the space then indeed we are the losers, but I really do believe that restaurateurs should carefully consider their overheads. I very […]
Brennan & Whalley is designing an exhibition for a 5m project to build Mayflower III, a replica of the Pilgrim Fathers’ ship, and a visitor attraction.
Wolff Olins is working on a new identity for the Welsh Water group of companies, according to a spokeswoman for the utility. Welsh Water, which comprises various service companies and has 65 000 employees, this week had its bid offer accepted by South Wales electricity company SWALEC. ‘We will have to take the merger into […]