9 January 1997


Cunard’s QE2 is now on its first world cruise since a 12m refit at the end of last year. Many of the restaurants and bars on board have undergone secondary


Currently on show at the RIBA Architecture Centre in London is an exhibition for the Poole Harbour Bridge competition. The brief set by the Highways Agency was to generate exciting

Burrows leaves Design House

Design House has lost its head of client services, Lou Burrows, who resigned and left the London consultancy at Christmas. Design House chairman Tim May says Burrows, who was at

FM Design puts Virgin on track

Richard Branson’s Virgin group took control of the Cross Country rail franchise yesterday, running its first train from Edinburgh to Penzance. The initial livery for the train was developed by

Loewy brands Cyprus power

Loewy International is nearing the completion of a corporate identity redesign for the Electricity Authority of Cyprus, the semi-governmental organisation which generates and distributes the island’s power. Before winning the

Design Week changes

The new year brings extra colour to Design Week’s news pages and a new-look reviews section on the back page. – Each week we will review an event, book or

The sad case of the lost Design Council

You could be excused for wondering just what 10 000 buys these days. Especially if you were involved with the Design Business Association’s annual Directory of Members for 1996/7. Surely


‘He’s a good guy’ – A Seigel & Gale spokesman on Peter Rawlins, appointed managing director in August and out of the door by Christmas

Show turn for Hush Puppies

Checkland Kindleysides has been appointed as designer for shoe brand Hush Puppies. – The consultancy is developing a showroom for the brand, which will be used at trade events such

Novocom’s Czech in

Czech Republic television channel Premiera TV has been relaunched this week as Prima Televize, with a new identity and graphics package designed by Novocom. In what is Novocom’s first project

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