9 December 1999

David Bernstein held up by rioters

Kelland Communication Management director, and Design Week columnist, David Bernstein found himself embroiled in the demonstrations against capitalism in Seattle last week. Hoping to fly back from the city last


Hot beverages group Ashby’s is launching its first organic tea, with packaging by Martin Dawe Brand Design.

MinTat packs for Gitanes

Minale Tattersfield & Partners is designing new packaging for French cigarette brand Gitanes Blondes. The design group won a fully paid pitch for the work in Paris, involving 30 consultancies.

Hamley’s website by Nucleus

Toy store Hamley’s is launching an international home shopping website, designed by Nucleus and maintained by its sister company Equire. The online business aims to build on the heritage of

Northcross to brand Halifax Internet arm

Halifax has appointed The Northcross Group to develop a brand identity for its new Internet and telephone banking operation, codenamed Greenfield.co. Northcross will develop and apply the brand identity in

Starck squeezed out

Visitors to the Design Museum have named the Dyson vacuum, condoms and Wonderbras among the best designs of modern style icons. The poll of over 3000 people found that the

Interactive magazine F to launch in February

A new global interactive magazine called F is being launched in February, targetting 16 24-year-olds. Freelance photographer and designer Stuart Weston is the creative director of the publication, which will

Revision on

There are many pitfalls in trying to evolve a design which is already acknowledged as a classic, sometimes it’s better just to leave well alone.

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