Zaha Hadid’s first major UK exhibition opens at the Design Museum today.Spread out over two floors, the exhibition will explore a breadth of undeveloped, developing and realised work by the global architect. A former student of the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London, Hadid is one of the few architects to have had work […]
At last night’s D&AD Global Student Awards 2007, Scott Evans from the University College for the Creative Arts at Farnham was honoured with the top prize.
The Jewish Chronicle, one of Britain’s oldest newspapers, has launched a fresh makeover today in an attempt to refresh the publication for the first time in ten years.Changes to the newspaper include a modern typeface, a new Jewish Chronicle logo, a food page, more media coverage and a Community Life section.According to design director John […]
The Design Business Association is expected to outline a shift in direction later today when Nick Ramshaw takes over as president.The managing director of Elmwood Leeds and director of Elmwood Leeds Media, who will serve a two-year term as president, is expected to outline his plans to focus on the development of client relationships. He […]
A Peter Blake retrospective at Tate Liverpool is set to open tomorrow.Running from 29 June to 23 September, the exhibition will showcase both familiar and rarely seen works, with a focus on Blake’s two-dimensional work and paintings from the 1950s onwards. It will include iconic works such as On the Balcony, Self-Portrait with Badges, The […]
Premier Foods’ Cadbury Cakes range is to sport a fresh look in an attempt to unite each product under one brand, following a redesign by Vibrandt. This is the brand’s first complete change in five years.The new pack design retains the iconic Cadbury purple colouring and aims to add greater shelf standout with the fresh […]
The Central Office for Information is hunting for a creative director in an attempt to raise the creative standards of the organisation, as well as across Government as a whole.Responsibilities for setting the standards of the COI’s creative output, as well as assisting clients in appreciating the time and research investment, would be key to […]
Design group Imagination has appointed Douglas Broadley, its global creative director, as chief executive of Imagination Europe. This new role complements his current responsibilities.
UK Trade & Investment’s China Design Task Force, currently made up of 12 British consultancies, met for the first time this week to help the industry win business in China.
One of Bath’s key attractions, the Museum of Costume, is to reinvent itself with a radical overhaul of its brand identity and exhibition space, to be unveiled next month. From 17 July, the museum will become The Fashion Museum and sport a fresh identity, as well as revamped interiors and displays. Local consultancy Northbank has […]
The first Yotel – the hotel capsule concept by Yo! Sushi founder Simon Woodroffe – is to open its doors on Sunday at Gatwick Airport.The hotel will offer 46 premium or standard ‘cabins’. Both classes of accommodation have enough room for two, mood lighting, luxury bedding, ‘techno wall’ entertainment systems and room service, but only […]
A report out today claims that more than a third of teachers feel the poor design of their school has a negative effect on their ability to teach.The research, carried out by the Teacher Support Network and the British Council for School Environments, marks the start of National School Environments Week, which runs from 25-30 […]