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Tutssels has won a Gold Award in the 1994/5 Travel Advertising and Marketing Awards for its design of the Twenties brochure for First Choice. ‘First Choice offers activity-based holidays aimed

It’s time to pin down your bin

Should you hire a security guard to watch over your rubbish as well as your Macs? – According to the Financial Times, waste paper merchants now pay over 170 for

It’s just a piece of paper, huh?

Two years ago Johnson Banks director Michael Johnson received a fax from the Art Directors Club of New York. It invited him to the annual awards’ presentation ceremony, where he

Business press needs more focus on design

It was with what he modestly described as “the amateur’s passion” that US management guru and design aficionado Tom Peters addressed Chartered Society of Designers members and their guests at

Key points

Read everything; much of it may not seem relevant, but you will train yourself into taking notice of what is relevant. – Don’t expect to understand everything you read –

Three bid for Yorkshire tram plan

Three consortia are formulating tram design concepts for West Yorkshire’s 95m bid to build the country’s third Supertram. West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive and Leeds City Council will submit applications

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British Airways’ operations base The Compass Centre is releasing a promotional brochure designed by London’s Stocks Austin Sice. The consultancy was appointed by Lynton, which project managed the centre. The

NHS spends out on promoting pensions

The National Health Service’s Pensions Agency has spent 20 000 on a new literature project with design by Bull Rodger. – The pack of eight brochures is geared towards NHS

Xyratex goes to DIA for image overhaul

Design in Action has been appointed to work on a strategic identity and literature programme for the technology manufacturer Xyratex. DIA has already carried out a communications audit and produced

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Start-ups boom: The number of small business start-ups is now higher than at any time since the late Eighties, according to Barclays’ latest Small Business Bulletin. The bulletin also claims

Lead body acts on RSA results

The Design Council has backed findings from the Royal Society for the Arts’ inquiry into the future success of businesses, released this week. As a result of the RSA’s inquiry,


It is entirely characteristic of Fred Scott that when asked about his work he chooses to enthuse about the work of another designer, Rodney Kinsman, instead. Scott’s 1979 design of

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