News in brief round-up

A round-up of this week’s news in brief

Architect Herzog & de Meuron is teaming up with Chinese artist Ai Weiwei to design the 2012 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion.

Turkish Basketball Federation

Our Agency has refreshed the branding for the Turkish Basketball Federation in collaboration with sports and entertainment consultancy Impact34. The branding aims to retain the brand’s history, while ‘creating a modern logo which represents the federation’s professionalism and sporting ambition’, according to Our Agency.

Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design is offering a four-year bursary supported by the College’s Design Against Crime Research Centre and funded by LINK to look at using design to reduce ATM crime.

Jonathan Lloyd-Platt has been appointed the new chief executive of Craft Central. Lloyd-Platt is former chief executive of companies including Ally Capellino, Aspinal and Kelly Hoppen.


Leeds-based consultancy Outsmart has created a new identity for recruitment consultancy Lime, aiming to ‘demonstrate its industry specialism, broaden its reach and create a more modern, coherent brand.’ Outsmart renamed Lime from Kalcrest Industrial, and created new branding used across brochure design and print and a launch campaign.

Vexed Digital has created a Windows Phone 7 app for Domino’s Pizza, which uses your location to find your nearest store’s details and supplies information on meal deals.

Michael Rance, formerly global design manager at HSBC Private Bank, has joined property marketing agency ThinkBDW as creative director for its Colchester headquarters.

The 2012 Serco Prize for Illustration, run by the London Transport Museum and the Association of Illustrators, is now open for entries. The theme this year is Secret London. For more information visit

Design LSM

Design LSM has created the new designs for Restaurant 23, in Leamington Spa. The redesigned restaurant features new cocktail lounge bar Morgan’s Bar.

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