CPB wins lottery job

Coley Porter Bell has been appointed to rebrand Littlewoods Pools’ lottery scratch card brands. The group won a proposals pitch against Landor Associates, says CPB business development manager Tim Hill.


The second Society of Typographic Designers’ lectures featuring Dutch design continues with UNA, the Amsterdam-based partnership of Will de l’Ecluse and Hans Bockting. Titled Type and Other Faces: annual reports,

First Impression

A film’s title sequence should do more than just list the credits, it should set the scene for what is to come. Kyle Cooper is an expert at doing just

Brand new pad for helicopters

The International Helicopter Museum in Weston-super-Mare has appointed architect Foster & Partners for the development of new premises on a greenfield site prior to making a bid for Lottery funds.

Poster graduates

Michael Johnson wonders why the art of the poster is so neglected in this country, and suggests we look overseas for proof that it can still be great. Michael Johnson


The theory behind sparklers, those bonfire night staples, is also behind Vertigo, a new lightbar product which produces fleeting images with the use of light trails. UK distributor M&M says

Post Office retains BCG

BCG Communications has retained the design and production of The Post Office’s annual report and accounts without a pitch. The group is also to redesign The Post Office website. The

Building design group sets up interiors arm

Building design group Watkins Gray International is setting up a specialist interiors division. Paul Frostick, a former project director at The Thomas Saunders Partnership, will head a team concentrating on

Friendly format for jeweller

Jeweller Mappin & Webb, part of the Asprey group, has appointed John Herbert Partnership to create a more welcoming retail format for its 16-strong chain.

Practice makes perfect

With the evolution of doctors’ surgeries into multi-purpose medical centres has come a new design brief, which has led to big improvements, finds Nicky Churchill


Photo Docklands – Changing Perception, published by Dewi Lewis Publishing is priced 9.95. The book features six photographers who have captured life in London Docklands, including John Goldblatt, Ruth Stirling,

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