News round-up gives readers an at-a-glance overview of this month’s design news.

SBHD: News round-up gives readers an at-a-glance overview of this month’s design news.

Bamber Forsyth has launched a new corporate identity for Pearl Assurance and has been appointed to work on ICI’s annual report and a corporate identity programme for RCA.

Abbey National has begun rolling out its new in-branch product literature. The work, designed by graphic design consultant Wagstaffs, includes a new guide for tax-free savings and leaflets for TESSAs and personal equity plans (PEPs)…

… Wagstaffs has appointed Deborah Boustead as new business account director. Boustead was previously responsible for the development of all UK business within the brands division at Michael Peters.

Funhouse, the design consultancy, has designed the packaging for Hasbro’s new board game, Flix. Funhouse claims the design uses Apple Macintosh-generated three-dimensional images for the first time in board game packaging.

Imagination client services director Dilys Maltby is leaving to join The Body Shop as head of marketing communications.

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