May 2009 Online


To The Point brands accountancy space

To The Point has created the name and visual identity for The Business Centre@ICAEW, a resource space for staff and members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

DBA picks new regional managers

The Design Business Association has appointed four new regional heads of development, who will act as the face of the DBA in the regions. Ann Rimmer, of Clock Creative, takes over in the North West of England from former Love managing director Alistair Sim, and Simon Farrell of Tayburn has been appointed in Scotland, succeeding […]

D8 appointed by Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

Birmingham-based design group D8 has been appointed as the brand and development consultancy for Birmingham Contemporary Music Group. BCMG, which performs, promotes and teaches classical music, selected D8 after a strategic competitive pitch against three other groups, having received 40 submissions. Keith Dodds, creative director with D8, says he expects to be working on ‘promotional […]

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Five Foot Six brands climber Leo Houlding

Five Foot Six has designed the identity for world-leading rock climber and base jumper Leo Houlding. The consultancy previously branded Formtalent, Houlding’s agent, so won the business on recommendation in December 2008. ‘It took such a long time simply because he was normally up a mountain without e-mail,’ says Algy Batten, partner at Five Foot […]


Mobility Roadshow zone focuses on innovative products

Students from the Royal College of Art’s Helen Hamlyn Centre will dominate the new Innovation Zone at next month’s Mobility Roadshow, which showcases products that help disabled people get from A to B. RCA graduate and Innovation Zone exhibitor Duncan Fitzsimmons hopes that the 2009 roadshow’s new segment will ‘kick some sense into some of […]

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Jaywing creates branding for cultural initiative Hull 2017

Consultancy Jaywing has created the place branding for Hull 2017, the initiative marking the northern city’s status as UK City of Culture. The logo is an “H” shape constructed out of a series of geometric lines, used against a colourful palette of purple, green, yellow, blue and pink. Gavin Shore, creative director at Jaywing, says […]