9 October 1997

Small screen, big vision

Coinciding with the launch of the new BBC identity, Martin Lambie-Nairn has produced a book on his television identities. Yolanda Zappaterra takes a look.


The Royal Society of Art has launched the 1997/98 Student Design Awards. Winners will be chosen from 48 different projects covering all design disciplines. Contact: Nicola Turner on 0171-930 5115.

Repositioning for SA eagle

South African Eagle Insurance has a new corporate identity and brand platform, by Interbrand in London and Johannesburg. – SA Eagle now focuses on the five core values of leadership,

UK groups scoop top US packaging awards

UK consultancies have come out on top at two of this year’s international packaging competitions staged in the US. – Turner Duckworth and Blackburn’s have both scooped Best of Show

Underground emotions

The brief for the Paris Metro’s massive new train project cites the emotional well-being of passengers as a fundamental design factor. Mike Evamy calls for an emphasis to be placed

Unceremonious words

Jonathan Sands (cousin of Merchant Ivory character actor Julian) will prove a difficult act to follow as chairman of the Design Business Association, concedes successor Colin Porter. But just how

Greenpeace holds website pitch

Netherlands-based Greenpeace International is holding a pitch to redesign its website. The non-governmental organisation is due to announce a shortlist by the end of next week. The incumbent Know Haus

…and millennium erection is exposed

Inevitably, the Design Council debate touched upon the Greenwich Millennium dome. “It is called the New Millennium Experience Company, and boy you should experience it from where I’m sitting,” said

Amazing investment

Amaze, a multimedia group set up by Liverpool’s John Moores University, is set to increase its 15-strong design team after a 2m cash injection last week. The group will continue

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