7 February 2002

Interiors for luxury hotel Sofitel St James London

Interior designer Pierre-Yves Rochon has created interiors for luxury hotel Sofitel St James London, which opens on 1 May. Rochon’s designs preserve the neo-classic heritage of the building, which used to be the bank Cox & King’s, a Sofitel spokeswoman says. Furniture pieces and portraits have been taken from the former boardrooms of the bank, […]

Jasper Jacob concepts for museum

Jasper Jacob Associates has created design concepts to turn an archive of typographical machinery and products into a public exhibition space in London, which will be unveiled this week. The long-awaited Type Museum is unveiling the consultancy’s plans, as well as a masterplan by Marks Barfield Architects, on 11 February alongside a campaign to raise […]

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Lime Marketing is designing a series of corporate brochures for Insure-com for a fee of £10 000. The literature is published in two weeks.

Exhibitions

Andy Warhol; A Full English Breakfast; Shelf Life; Past Modern: Paintings by the Singh Twins; LA Raeven

Digest

20/20 has redesigned Arsenal Football Club’s identity, which was launched last weekend.

Disappointed caretaker discovers drugs don’t work

You may or may not remember Loewy sent out pill bottles filled with sweets saying it could ‘take the headache’ out of prospective clients’ annual reports (DW 29 November 2001). Believe it or not, it did get replies, and one in particular caught the eye. A company, which will remain anonymous to protect the guilty, […]

Woodward wins Wall’s retail job

Woodward & Company is designing interiors and branding for the first Birds Eye Wall’s outlet, called Scoop, which is scheduled to open in Kent’s Bluewater shopping centre later this month.

Digest

Sage Associates is designing the logo for Lewisham Council’s on-line lettings service, Lewisham Homesearch, which launches on 4 March.

Digest

Cimex has created a website for the Millennium Bridge, www. arup.com/millenniumbridge, which launched last week to coincide with the first public testing of the Arup Associates-designed bridge since its closure in June 2000.

Design Bridge gets its teeth into Wisdom

Design Bridge has redesigned the packaging for toothbrush brand Wisdom which will appear in store later this month. Wisdom’s identity incorporates a ‘smile’ graphic device, which is reflected in on-pack photography of smiling people and a cut-out smile revealing the toothbrush. The identity will remain unchanged, but the ‘smile’ will cease to be used on […]

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