8 October 1998

Staff benefits

As the barrier between home and office breaks down, companies are being steered towards offering an alternative working environment – one that offers comfort and flexibility, as well as a


Chelsea Crafts Fair takes place over two weeks this year: 13-18 October and 20-25 October. The fair is an international showcase for contemporary and traditional crafts. Over 200 makers will

Cooking the books

Confirmed bachelor Matthew Valentine is very nearly enticed into cooking something by a new range of cookery books from Tesco.

Aukett creates Boots stores

Design and architecture group Aukett Associates has been appointed by Boots the Chemists to design and implement five concept stores. The sites cover more than 19 000m2 of selling space.

Museum rebrand

Museum of London has a new identity by Pentagram. The unveiling on 26 October will coincide with the opening of London Bodies exhibition, by Wordsearch Communications.

Handling your drink

Pub chain Wetherspoons has adapted a design icon close to everyone’s heart – the pint glass – to cater for truly dedicated drinkers. The vessel has been expanded to hold


Century Makers by David Hillman and David Gibbs is published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson on 26 October and retails at 16.


The Patent Office is piloting a series of interactive workshops dealing with branding, design registration and trademarks. Anyone concerned with asset creation or management may find these workshops of interest.

Briscoe trio announces new Company

Three former directors of Edward Briscoe Design have launched their own design group. Called The Company, it is the third group launched by former Briscoe Design staff within the past


Delia Smith’s latest cookery series has a 25-second title sequence designed by Mike Ellis at Ortmans Young International. The graphics combine filmed food images with the celebrity chef’s hand-written cookery

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