Category Archives: Design

Bristol Pride founder takes up new role as director of Architecture Centre

Bristol’s Architecture Centre has appointed the founder of the city’s Pride festival, Dr Anna Rutherford, as its new director. Anna, pictured, is known for driving step-changes in organisations and has already made her mark on the city as chair of Bristol Festivals, during which she helped re-design Bristol’s arts funding framework and recently secured over £5m for its museums.  Originally

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Halo effect of creative hub means there’s no space left in HERE

Creative and tech workspace in one of Bristol’s most iconic commercial buildings is now fully occupied following the arrival of its latest tenant. Branding agency Halo’s move into HERE – the former HTV West studio and HQ on Bath Road – has left the building’s asset managers Ashville operating a waiting list until new space can be developed next year. 

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New PR division and Cornwall base for Bristol agency Stuff as it targets more growth

Stuff, the Bristol-based creative agency, has expanded with the launch of a presence in Cornwall and a new public relations division. The agency, which was formed in 2005, works across a range of sectors with clients such as Mars’ Royal Canin pet food brand, the NHS, Destination Bristol and The National Maritime Museum, Cornwall.  Its Cornwall base in Perranporth is

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Mayor of Bristol Marvin Rees: Channel 4 and Bristol share the vision of an inclusive growing economy where nobody is left behind

Channel 4 executives visited Bristol recently to hear why the city should become the site of its new national HQ. Here Mayor of Bristol Marvin Rees reflects on Bristol’s bid – one of seven from across the UK – and how it has galvanized the city. Bristol is a great city, it’s my city. I say that having lived the

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Green light for plans to transform iconic Generator Building into creative offices

New office space for Bristol’s burgeoning creative, media and tech sectors is to be developed in one of the city’s most iconic former industrial buildings The Generator Building, with its characteristic red brick and stone façade overlooking the Floating Harbour, originally housed the generator for the Bristol’s tram system.  Plans to give it a new lease of life were drawn

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Nash Partnership appoints senior urban designer to bolster its planning team

Bath-headquartered planning, design and regeneration consultancy Nash Partnership has strengthened the planning team in its Bristol office with the appointment of a senior urban designer. Neil Harvie, pictured, has worked with private and public sector clients and has experience of complex urban settings and addressing rural challenges.  He brings with him a mix of planning and design experience and a

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First of Visit Bath’s new marketing campaigns targets Millennials with city’s ‘unexpected’ side

Destination marketing organisation Visit Bath is launching eight mini-campaigns this year to boost the city’s tourist offer and directly target different types of visitor. The first – called Unexpected Bath – is now underway and is highlighting the quirky and more unusual side of the city. The campaign, which makes use of extensive social media, is targeting millennials and students

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