Jasper Morrison has designed a range of furniture for Vitra. The series includes the Advanced Table Module (pictured), conference and meeting tables, storage shelves and wall screens. The company commissioned Morrison to develop the desk system to cater for a mobile workforce, says a Vitra spokeswoman, who describes the ATM as ‘a simple, intuitive workspace […]
Oliver Bennett votes on the Suffragettes’ branding and marketing abilities, as an exhibition celebrating the movement’s founding opens
Meanwhile, a health-conscious German called Detlef Kruse has designed a banana-shaped container to protect his daily potassium fix. ‘I take a banana to work every day and get angry when they get brown and mushed up,’ Kruse told the Ananova website. For those of you interested, the curved yellow package measures ‘about 9.8 inches and […]
The Victoria & Albert Museum this month launches a members’ magazine designed by Toronto-based Bruce Mau Design. Part of a new membership package, the magazine will have a new look and format, says editor Charlotte Mullins. It will be ‘slightly shorter an
Senior designer Martin Lawless has left The Partners after eight years to set up his own consultancy, 300million. His first completed project is an identity for freelance photographer Matthew Stuart.
The new Abbey logo (News, DW 2 October) is an insult to designers.
Esterson Lackersteen has redesigned Inside Housing, the social housing sector magazine, introducing a new identity and sans serif font Taz as part of the overhaul.
Manchester-based Rawfish has created interiors for fashion retailer Choice’s 279m space at Canary Wharf in London.
Spin has revamped television channel Five’s flagship news programme, Five News, which goes on air for the first time on Monday next week. The group’s work embraces on-screen graphics, title sequences and weather maps, as well as the remodelled set, which was developed with Jago Design. The newscaster’s seat has been redesigned as a single […]
Siberia Airlines has appointed Landor Associates’ London office to review its brand, as the airline moves to strengthen its competitive stance. The group won the work, which will ultimately be worth in excess of $1 million (about £600 000), last Friday after a four-way, strategic pitch against Burson-Marsteller, Wolff Olins and BBDO & Porter Novelli. […]
I read with interest Jim Davies’ Private View about accounts departments (DW 18 September). How accurate this is on many counts.
Having read Colum Lowe’s comments on the perils of scooter riding (Private View, DW 2 October), here’s my vote of empathy. I chose to scoot in on a Vespa Piaggio ET4 because it’s good looking scooter and cheap to run. But, after three years of intimidation from car drivers and bikers, I’ve traded up to […]