Addison has appointed multimedia and communications consultant Lois Love as a board director to develop its digital offer. Love, previously a director of Media Alliance, will work alongside Addison director of digital media Jeremy Keohane, who joined from Bamber Forsyth Identity Management last year. According to Addison managing partner Simon Lake, Keohane is the visionary […]
Design 2010 is a debate on the future of design in the new millennium. Speakers include Patrick Baglee, Guy Marshall, Nick Austin, Malcolm Garrett and Lynda Relph-Knight. Contact: Box office on 0171-930 3647. Venue: Brandon Room, Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London SW1.
Your article Design Quality is the Most Important Element (Comment DW 11 December) struck a chord, and it was good to see that there is life beyond the jargon. Of course, at Still Waters Run Deep we think out of the box and, yes, we are creative strategists and, yes, we can still make a […]
Toothbrush giant Oral-B worked with Californian consultancy Lunar Design on the new CrossAction brush launched this month. The formidable-looking implement features bristles at opposing angles and a wide grip with ‘rubber gripping features and intentional curvature in key locations for additional comfort and control’. Research showed that consumers tend to use one of five basic […]
English & Pockett has rebranded German entertainment channel Deutsche Welle, as it repositions into a 24-hour global news operation.
Johnson Banks takes a tongue-in-cheek look at Britain’s twin-obsessions of branding and the millennium, in a new publication, Millennium Guidelines. The document includes tips for the millennium on a range of design issues. It also includes a more general section on living the brand. Why not wear the brand by sporting a dome haircut or […]
Edward Briscoe Design has a new parent company, Union House Communications Group, under which it will operate next to a promotional T-shirt company and a screen-printing operation. The formation of the new entity is the start of proposed developments which will see it become a broad-based group of marketing services companies, says a company statement. […]
Thumb has created the identity for Infineum, the new 1bn company formed by the merger of Shell UK’s and Exxon Corporation’s additive divisions. The name was worked up by Interbrand’s New York and London Offices when the deal was announced 18 months ago. Infineum creates additives to ensure fuels and lubricants can operate in extreme […]
Paper White’s identity for hospital and registered charity The London Clinic is to be introduced to interiors, signage and crockery, after initial trial use on stationery. The identity aims to communicate the hospital’s personal approach to care, using a traditional snake and staff image which has long had medical associations. As a charity, the client […]
We are somewhat surprised by the uncanny resemblance between the design presentation of our Design Museum event leaflet (styling originally produced by CDT in 1994) and the Glasgow 1999 events leaflet. It seems a little sad that the 1999 UK City of Architecture and Design has to look to London for its inspiration. I would […]
Design industry mainstay Marcello Minale had his cover blown at a surprise party, held in a marquee to honour his 60th birthday. The unsuspecting Minale turned up under the impression it was Minale Tattersfield’s annual Christmas party. But this wasn’t the main surprise. That came later, when a mighty gust of wind uprooted the marquee, […]
Nowicka Stern’s design proposals for revamping the exterior of Marlands Shopping Centre in Southampton have been granted planning permission, after six months of consultation with the local planning committee. The design aims to unify the building’s disparate elements and give it a coherent identity, says Nowicka Stern designer Wayne Craig. A facade will be added […]