The Farm develops Rich Mix look

The Farm is working on brand development and naming ideas for Rich Mix, a £19m arts, culture and education centre to be located in east London, having completed an interim identity for the project’s launch. The aim of the centre is to celebrate diversity and promote cross-cultural activity in the ‘Banglatown’ area of Bethnal Green, […]

Lumsden Design work on show at Vienna museum

Lumsden Design Partnership has been appointed by the Albertina Museum in Vienna to create a 220m2 retail area and to advise on wayfinding in the gallery’s new entrance hall. The project, which is likely to be worth a five-figure sum to the consultancy, is part of the biggest programme of restoration and modernisation at the […]

Britax Childcare brand identity a charge of Nucleus

Nucleus has revamped the brand identity of Britax Childcare, for a fee of between £50 000 and £60 000. The identity went live last week, and stationary, packaging and marketing material, also designed by the consultancy, is rolling out from this week. The brand identity work is part of Britax’s strategy to establish its childcare […]

Sscreening

The late Billy Wilder’s screenwriting debut shows on 9 May at 7.30pm. People on Sunday, 1929 directed by Robert Siodmak describes the leisurely activities of five Berliners on a summer’s day. Contact: 020 7596 4000. Venue: Goethe Institut, 50 Princes Gate, Exhibition Road, London SW7.

Book

Less + More – Droog Design in context, by Renny Ramakers is published by 010 Publishers and is available now, priced 37.50 Euros (about £23.20). The book was designed by Thonik and translated into English by John Kirkpatrick. Contact: www.010publishers.nl.

Exhibition of Videogames history

Thirteen interactive environments and 150 playable computer games feature in the exhibition Game On: The Culture and History of Videogames, which has been designed by Shelton Fleming and runs at the Barbican Gallery in London from 16 May to 15 September. The show explores the technological and social development of gaming over the past 40 […]

Royal Mail on target with help from which group?

Who’s doing that great Direct Mail direct mail work for Royal Mail? Congratulations whoever it is that’s producing this beautifully crafted, accurately targeted, intelligent communication. We like it. Adrian Wheeler Creative director Creator adrian@creatorcommunications.com

Exhibitions

Beauty in Function 1; Shine; SCP; Stone Words; Untold; Xhibit; Outwardbound

Furnishing a Decade

Contract furniture show Spectrum celebrates its tenth birthday this year. We preview a selection of this year’s products and cast our eyes back over launches from the decade that have stood the test of time

Awards back with Boomerang look

Boomerang Brand Designers has designed communications material for the Laureus World Sports Awards, taking place in Monaco on 13-14 May. Work includes invitation packages for the awards ceremony, the gala dinner, regatta, golf and tennis tournament, auction and seating cards and VIP passes. The annual Laureus World Sports Awards celebrates sporting achievement across all major […]

Digest

Lawrence Creative has designed a CD-ROM sales tool for energy provider Aggreko which launches this month. The CD-ROM, which is still undergoing the final stages of development, is for use by Aggreko’s sales teams operating outside of Europe and North America.

Case for a brand identity

As the legal profession realises the importance of adopting a corporate brand, Trish Lorenz asks existing brand guardians how they have influenced a change

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Jaywing creates branding for cultural initiative Hull 2017

Consultancy Jaywing has created the place branding for Hull 2017, the initiative marking the northern city’s status as UK City of Culture. The logo is an “H” shape constructed out of a series of geometric lines, used against a colourful palette of purple, green, yellow, blue and pink. Gavin Shore, creative director at Jaywing, says […]