M&S range in the Ziggurat mood

Ziggurat has revamped Marks & Spencer’s range of Aromatherapy products, as the retailer aims to move the products towards a ‘lifestyle’ proposition, in line with its broader business focus.

The BBC commissions Jaume Plensa

The BBC has commissioned Spanish artist Jaume Plensa to create a steel and glass ‘light sculpture’ to grace the top of its new Broadcasting House complex in central London. ‘Breathing’, which is expected to be inaugurated in 2005, will be a memorial to journalists and crews who have lost their lives in the course of […]

Fair stage

A cast of thousands will star at this year’s Milan Furniture Fair from 14 to 19 April. Design Week puts a selection under the spotlight

Heard rubs DW April Fools up the wrong way

Having received Heard’s ‘intriguing’ poly-wrapped screen eraser – the Scrubber – which boldly claims to be the fastest way to correct screen errors on your PC – we logged on to www.scrubber.org. ‘No way is there a device for erasing screen mistakes that can be so easily designed,’ we mused. So when the website informed […]

New look Royal Brunei Airlines

Royal Brunei Airlines is undertaking a review of its branding and lounge interiors in collaboration with Creative Station and former BDG McColl chairman Stephen Hitchins, who is design director on the project. A revamped corporate identity has been designed, and is now awaiting a plan for implementation by the airline. Hitchins, acting as a consultant […]

Center Parcs appoints Fitch

Center Parcs has appointed Fitch to create its first annual report as an independent company. Fitch was appointed following a credentials pitch and the report will be published in August 2004.

Tayburn redesigns RR Spink and Sons brand identity

Tayburn has redesigned the brand identity and deli-style pack design for RR Spink and Sons. The project is part of a campaign to help the smoked fish producers open up new markets and aims to emphasise the heritage and authentic associations of the business.

Adventis foundation for A+ housing brand

Adventis Group has designed the brand identity for A+, a housing development based in London’s Islington, on the site of the former Angel Primary School. The work encompassed the creation of a marque, which rolled out last week across brochures, display stands, hoardings and advertising, and is also due to launch on a website, www.aplus-n1.com. […]

Living with the leviathon

The Design Week Award-winning broadcast design teams at BBC Bristol and Sky One both operate in a ‘big beast’ of a company, but each with its own particular quirks. Hannah Booth meets Sky at its London HQ as Mike Exon heads for the West Coun

Design needs to understand sustainability issues

I read with interest your recent article on sustainable product design (DW 12 February). While I agree that more needs to be done to highlight this very important topic, I am a bit concerned with the examples used to illustrate sustainable product design. Can a car really be considered a sustainable design? Is designing a […]

Eatbigfish sheds light on boring business cards

According to Eatbigfish supremo Adam Morgan, ‘business cards are supposed to represent ideas companies, but rarely contain an idea themselves’. This is presumably why Eatbigfish opted for a card-cum-pocket light for its own momento mori. Before you scoff at the notion, the light apparently has a 12-mile beam. ‘One of our New York clients used […]

Rebrand at Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum is undertaking its first major brand review in 15 years, which encompasses both its branding and retail design, Design Week can exclusively reveal. Hat-trick Design has been appointed to develop the visual branding, while M Worldwide is tasked with revamping the museum’s shop, in a bid to compete with those at […]

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