Peter Hollingsworth is set to take the helm at 1HQ’s brand design and packaging group Vibrandt, in the role of managing partner.The Brown Inc co-founder, and former head of product branding at the then Enterprise IG, is due to take up the position at the beginning of August. He was most recently managing creative director […]
Bisset Adams is set to unveil its new-look interiors for Ealing Central Library next month.The design group was awarded the £2m project for the library in west London in December 2005, following a creative competitive pitch.Ealing Borough Council briefed the consultancy to draw up a feasibility study for the transformation of the 2300m2 library, which […]
Design Academy Eindhoven’s chairwoman, Lidewij Edelkoort, is to stand down in the autumn, after ten years at the helm of the Dutch institution.
FitchLive, the experimental film and digital arm of Fitch, has appointed Matt Brownfield as its new head of operations.Brownfield, formerly technical director of experiential marketing group George P Johnson, will be heading the company’s productions and technical teams.He brings with him 14 years experience, producing large-scale global events for blue chip clients such as Pepsi, […]
A fire at London Metropolitan University’s new Creative Industries Centre on Commercial Road has caused ‘substantial damage’ and major disruption.Everyone was safely evacuated from the site, following the blaze at the London Metropolitan Works site and neighbouring London Metropolitan University buildings on Wednesday, although damage caused by the flames and sprinkler system mean that staff […]
Sainsbury’s is reporting strong sales of the Vibrandt-designed refillable milk jug, two weeks into its trial of the Green packaging solution.Sainsbury’s is the first supermarket to stock the jug, which Dairy Crest has trademarked with a view to achieving penetration in food retailers in the UK and overseas.The milk manufacturer claims that the jug reduces […]
The D&AD Student Awards took place yesterday evening, hot on the heels of its New Blood student awards, with 22 winners scooping the first prize across 31 categories.
An interior design student has scooped the inaugural Best Emerging Interior Designer award, organised by property developer Londonewcastle.London Metropolitan University interior design student Linda Boronkay impressed a panel of judges including Tom Dixon with her contemporary apartment interior.Boronkay’s winning entry will be on display at the 100% Design exhibition in London’s Earls Court later this […]
Digital consultancy De-construct has created a new-look website for furniture design company Vitra.The homepage for www.vitra.com organises the products available to purchase under menu items ‘At Home’, ‘In The Office’ and ‘In Public Spaces’.‘The way we have set out the site is aiming to show that Vitra’s furniture offerings are not limited to specific locations […]
Jason Bruges Studio is creating a lighting installation for the redevelopment of a park in south west London which aims to engage the local community with the space.Normand Park in Lillie Road SW6, where Bruges’ family of lighting columns will be placed, will open to the public on 10 July. ‘After being given an open […]
D&AD has announced the winners of its New Blood Awards, ahead of the D&AD Student Awards taking place tonight.
The first phase of a design project for the regeneration of Deptford has been created by Morag Myerscough, director of Studio Myerscough.The designer is responsible for the interior decoration and branding being applied to a commuter train carriage which has been converted into a café on Deptford High Street by property developer Cathedral Group.The Deptford […]