James Dyson takes to the stage at Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday, when his design for Issey Miyake’s runway concept is revealed. Inspired by the ‘cyclone’ technology that Dyson uses in his vacuum cleaners, the stage will feature wind machines blowing air at the models. Miyake approached Dyson with his creative director Dai Fujiwara to […]
Film, animation and digital fans around the globe will this weekend be treated to a feast of creative exhibitions, installations and screenings, as One Dot Zero’s international festival tour kicks off. Events will be staged simultaneously in Buenos Aires and Zurich, beginning today. Highlights of the Argentinian festival include installations by ReacTable, Quayola and D-Fuse, […]
Caffè Grazia, a new coffee chain in Derby, is to launch next month, with branding and environmental design by JHP.
Manchester City Council’s Environmental Business Pledge is to receive a boost with a brand overhaul by Mark Studio.
Edinburgh consultancy Nevis Design Consultants has appointed former Hookson creative director David Huckell to the new post of design director.Huckell will work alongside creative director Graham Scott. He will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the consultancy’s five-strong team of designers, as well as steering creative work. Huckell leaves Hookson after six years to […]
A series of posters and van liveries, designed by ethical consultancy Provokateur, has been at the centre of human rights organisation Liberty’s week-long lobbying campaign at the Labour Party conference, which ends today.Provokateur has been working with the group for eight months, strengthening print communications for its campaign against the Government’s 28-day detainment rule for […]
The inaugural Jerwood Moving Image Awards launch this week, in a bid to showcase digital imagery.With the aim of supporting filmmakers in the early stages of their careers, the awards will offer three prizes of £10 000 for winning submissions made in the past two years by entrants who attended college in the last ten […]
Design consultancy SAS will form the nucleus of an expanding Publicis Consultants network, following its outright acquisition by French marketing services network Publicis on Monday night. The move will be heralded by many as proof of design’s value in the rapidly changing world of brand communications. SAS managing director Jeremy Sice will take over the […]
Fitch has appointed Tim Watson as its new managing director following Tin Greenhalgh’s promotion to chief creative officer in January. The former Duffy London chief will oversee Fitch’s London studio, reporting to managing partner Lucy Unger. Watson takes up his position on 15 October, having left Prize, the brand consultancy he set up three years […]
Start Creative has this week taken a strategic shareholding in Manchester-based retail interior specialist Judge Gill for an undisclosed sum. Judge Gill will now open a London arm, based at Start’s offices.Under the terms of the deal, which was arranged in-house, Start founders Mike Curtis and Darren Whittingham will sit on the board of Judge […]
The Government’s Design and Technology Alliance is to concentrate on five key areas where design can be used to help stamp out crime.The alliance, set up by the Home Office to focus on the role that design can play in tackling crime, had its first meeting last week. It is led by designer Sebastian Conran, […]
Heatherwick Studio will work intensively with its partners over the coming months to develop its winning design (pictured) for the Shanghai World Expo 2010 UK pavilion. The theme of the Expo is ‘better city, better life’, which Heatherwick will explore through a 40m2, 20m-high, cubed screen, constructed of 100 000 5m rods, the circular profiles […]