October 2010 Online

Editor’s blog

So here we are again, facing another challenge to the design industry’s prowess in identity design. As things stand, the search for a logo to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

A close-up of three of the frames


If your interests lie in the middle of a Venn diagram of design, cycling and puns, then you’ll be pleased to hear of the cleverly named Bespoke exhibition which opens

Bit of bovver

With the roaring success of Shane Meadows’ This is England 86 series, there’s a growing fascination with the gritty Thatcher years and the artforms spawned by the social unrest, poverty,

The Seed Cathedral, designed by Thomas Heatherwick

Up for auction

If you’re looking to own the ultimate in design-art talking points, it would be hard to beat a rod from Thomas Heatherwick’s acclaimed UK Pavilion at the Shanghai Expo. The

P&O Cruises to rebrand

P&O Cruises is to unveil a new brand identity, hoping to position the brand as ‘British’, ‘trusted’ and offering ‘the holiday of a lifetime’, it has been reported.

Kiss by Paul Cocksedge

Kissmas lights

This Christmas, they’ll be a little bit of extra magic for London’s shoppers thanks to designer Paul Cocksedge. Cocksedge was responsible for London Design Festival’s giant penny sculpture Size and

Dragon Rouge brands sugar substitute Xivia

Dragon Rouge has rebranded sugar-substitute xylitol for Danish ingredients and enzymes company Danisco, creating the brand name Xivia and designing a new logo, positioning, identity and communications strategy.

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