February 2007 Online


BDI appoints research head

British Design Innovation has appointed Linda Hodgson, a former head of consumer futures at Corporate Edge, to the position of head of research for UK Design 2020.

LCO branding

CDT retunes LCO for new season

The London Chamber Orchestra kicks off its 2007 season tomorrow at St John’s, Smith Square in London, with graphics and branding by CDT Design. The consultancy has a long-standing relationship with the orchestra, having worked on its seasonal branding every year since 1990. According to Mike Dempsey, founding partner and chairman at CDT, this year […]


Push vision for A&S opticians

Independent upmarket optician Auerbach & Steele is set to reopen its Kings Road store in London in early March, with a refreshed identity and interior by Push Design. It is the first time the brand has been updated since the store opened ten years ago.

National Geographic ident

Nat Geo idents by Kemistry

National Geographic Channels International is to unveil the on-air identity for its new natural history channel Nat Geo Wild later this week.

The Partners to brand Wolf Theiss

International law firm Wolf Theiss is to undergo a major rebranding exercise and has appointed London consultancy The Partners to the task.The appointment was made following a four-way strategic pitch against undisclosed consultancies. For The Partners, the win builds on its previous experience in the legal sector with clients including Clifford Chance, Freshfields, Allen & […]

Gavin Clark

New MD for 999 Design Glasgow

Consultancy 999 Design has appointed Gavin Clark, former group account director of event and promotional marketing agency Momentum, as managing director of its Glasgow office.Clark, who will start his role on 1 March, will be responsible for clients including British Telecom, Warburtons, Highland Spring and Puma.Current group managing directors Bill Gaughan and Richard Bissland will […]

Model by Mackay & Partners

Mackay to design Nairobi hotel

Mackay & Partners has been appointed by Mara Property Management as architects and interior designers for a four star 150-bedroom hotel in Nairobi.

iPhone dispute resolved

Apple and Cisco have resolved their dispute involving the iPhone trademark, with both companies now free to use the brand name on their products globally.

Andrew Kluth

Corporate Edge picks Kluth

Corporate Edge has appointed Andrew Kluth, former head of corporate responsibility development at Royal Mail, to grow the consultancy’s own corporate responsibility business.As head of the CR division, Kluth will focus on stakeholder understanding, communication and engagement, as well as advising clients on how they can best align CR with their business and brand.Prior to […]

Ad-Wraps’ graffiti contest

Vehicle wrapping, design and artwork company Ad-Wraps is set to launch a design community project – a graffiti competition for young people in Hertfordshire.In partnership with Barking District Council and Hertfordshire police, Ad-Wraps will run the project in April for young people aged between 11 and 16.Temporary wall space will be erected around the area […]

Rune Gustafson

Interbrand hands the reins to Gustafson

Omnicom-owned branding consultancy Interbrand has snapped up Rune Gustafson to be its new UK chief executive. He will replace John Allert, who is set to join McLaren Group – parent company of the McLaren Mercedes Formula One team – in the newly created role of group head of brands.Former senior partner at Lippincott Mercer, Gustafson […]

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