9 December 2004

Prince’s Trust magazine is loaded by Esterson

The Prince’s Trust has launched a twice-yearly magazine by magazine specialist Simon Esterson, created to promote the organisation’s work in setting up young people in business. The 20-page publication, called Enterprising, will have a circulation of 50 000, comprising mainly donors and businesses that benefit from the trust’s grants. The magazine is published by Citigate […]


Richard Meier: Recent Works by Silvio Cassarà is a guide to the American architect’s projects over the past decade.

Study reveals strong case for law firm branding work

Law firms are increasingly embracing branding but they could do more, according to a study by University College Northampton and Blueberry Creative. The report, which is based on responses to a questionnaire sent to key players at the top 500 legal firms, offers an insight into the sector and aims to ‘take a pulse’ of […]

Call for entries

Entries to the Sign Industry Awards 2005 should be submitted by the end of February. Info: www.signindustryawards.com Contact: Sign Industry Awards, 21 Musters Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham NG2 7PP or call 0115 981 8189 for further details and entry forms.

The bottom of the barrel

Fuel sales are no longer enough to sustain petrol companies, so they are turning to alternative offers to supplement their business, says Scott Billings


Airports, A Century of Architecture, by Hugh Pearman, explores airport architecture from its emergence through to recent projects like Norman Foster’s Chek Lap Kok in Hong Kong. Published by Laurence King, priced £40.

Queen mingles at speed, unlike the bendy buses

It was an honour to be invited to Buckingham Palace for the reception last week, to celebrate British Design – alongside my peers from a wide array of design disciplines. I was impressed that such time was taken to celebrate our dynamic creative industry. I think everyone was amazed at how the Queen and Prince […]

Rural makeover for Wysing Arts

Wysing Arts, a centre in Cambridgeshire that provides work space and accommodation for artists, is to embark on a two-stage development programme, with interior and structural designs by Hawkins Brown. The architect and interiors group has unveiled detailed plans of the initial £1.3m phase, which will overhaul the open access studios and administration areas. The […]

Blacksheep brews new interiors for Diageo lab

Drinks giant Diageo is overhauling its UK development laboratory – where drinks such as Smirnoff Ice and Baileys Minis have been created – with a reworked interior design to promote more interaction and ‘creative group working’ across its staff. The research arm at Diageo, The Global Brand Innovation Group, has appointed Blacksheep to carry out […]

FutureBrand revamp on the money for Citic First

FutureBrand is overhauling the brand environment for the priority customers of Citic Ka Wah, a top five Hong Kong bank. The consultancy will present initial concepts this week, after being appointed last month to work on the entire retail experience of Citic First, the bank’s priority sub-brand. Creative output will come from FutureBrand’s London office, […]

Robson Dowry designs for Jack Rabbit

Bristol consultancy Robson Dowry has designed a range of on-trade Californian wines called Jack Rabbit. The brand is part of wine company Constellation Europe’s Turner Road collection.

High time to update Greenwich

A raft of design consultancies is set to develop a major public space in the Greenwich Peninsula in London, as the project is given the go-ahead by the local council. The blueprint for the Millennium Square (sketch pictured), overseen by design group and architect Barr Gazetas, was unveiled this week. As part of the design […]

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