7 October 2004

Pearlfisher creates Real Stock identity

Pearlfisher has created the identity for Real Stock, the latest brand from Oxo, rolling out to supermarkets this month. The design for the ready-to-use stock references bistro chalk board menus.

Event

The Saint Etienne International Design Biennial 2004 takes place from 6 to 14 November. It is a showcase for innovation, diversity and originality. For information visit: www.artshool-st-etienne.com

John Brown Citrus Publishing creates magazine

John Brown Citrus Publishing has created a magazine dedicated to magazine design, as part of a series for paper supplier M-real. Each edition explores an issue in publishing. ‘We have changed the format from a 30cm2 to a smaller magazine shape. This is less flamboyant and demonstrates what you can do with a standard format,’ […]

BBC Broadcast lays foundation for Silver Street

BBC Broadcast has created a series of TV trails to promote Asian radio soap Silver Street. The trails feature the cast singing an Asian remix of Talking Heads’ song Once in a Lifetime, and were shot in a pop promo style. The trails and on-line banners will run for one month across the BBC’s TV […]

E22nd designs Absolut vodka website

E22nd has designed a website, www.absoluttracks.com, for Absolut vodka’s Absolut Tracks, which sees four producers create a piece of music ‘inspired by the brand and the shape of the bottle’. Spain’s Wally Lopez, Russian DJ Vadim, Monica Kruse from Germany and Poland’s Jacek Sienkiewicz are featured.

Exhibitions

Innovation for a more inclusive society, the Helen Hamlyn research associates show 2004 features socially inclusive products and services proposed by a group of 16 design researchers, in collaboration with business and industry. It is on show until 14 October. Venue: Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London SW7. From 7 October until 16 January, […]

Mind over matter

Anne-Celine Jaeger meets Rolf Sachs, who cares more about design that provokes thought than creations that are fit for a function

Dyson quitting reveals fractured meaning for design

James Dyson resigning from the Design Museum’s board of trustees has provoked much comment and revealed a belief in certain quarters that design is principally a union of engineering science and industrial manufacturing technology.

Designer-makers display wares at Chelsea Crafts Fair

More than 200 designer-makers will display their wares at the Chelsea Crafts Fair, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Presented by the Crafts Council, the fair will present more ‘directional, cutting-edge’ work than ever, say its organisers, reflecting the public’s growing interest in craft and applied art. Around 30 per cent of exhibitors will […]

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