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£2bn BBC theme park presents design oppportunities

Thu, 11 Dec 2014 | By Tom Banks

Paramount London Entertainment Resort will feature rides based on Hollywood blockbusters and BBC programmes. 

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Design industry predicted to be worth £3.8bn by 2018

Tue, 2 Dec 2014 | By Tom Banks

Figures from Falmouth University and the Centre for Economics and Business Research show that design was worth £3.4 billion in 2012. 

The basement space

Hunter’s flagship store is full of eccentricities

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Checkland Kindleysides has created the new Hunter’s flagship store on London’s Regent Street, taking inspiration from the British countryside.

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A pop-up store for the Science Museum made from 4000 test-tubes Video

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The BAT Studios designs aim to use “colour and repetition to create surfaces with texture and depth that references sweetshops and pharmacies”.

Nopack

A Berlin supermarket with no packaging

Tue, 11 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Original Unverpackt (Original Unpacked) is a new store in Berlin that aims to dispense with all unnecessary packaging.

KFC

KFC unveils radical new interior designs

Tue, 4 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Fast-food restaurant chain KFC is launching a radical new design concept, which it says represents “the future of interior design for KFC”.

Moss Bros

Pentagram fashions a new look for Moss Bros Video

Mon, 3 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The collaborative project has seen Harry Pearce and Naresh Ramchandani work on branding and William Russell on interiors.

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Graphicks creates "seductive and haunting" look for Smack lobster deli

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 | By Tom Banks

Design LSM has worked on interiors, which include ceiling hung benches and uplighting embedded in a trough surround.

Women Fashion Power

Zaha Hadid’s "explosive" designs for Women Fashion Power show

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 | By Tom Banks

A first look inside the Design Museum’s latest show, which profiles 25 women who use fashion “to define and enhance their positions in the world”.

Secret passage – National Theatre Bookshop by Lumsden Design

Lumsden Design creates new bookshop for National Theatre

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 | By Tom Banks

Bookshop (featuring secret passage) designed in the spirit of the building’s original architectural style – by Denys Lasdun.

Dogs Trust

Fitch creates "indoor village" for Dog's Trust rehoming centre

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 | By Tom Banks

The new rehoming centre in Manchester allows families to meet, learn about and train dogs.

Rodney Fitch

Retail design guru Rodney Fitch dies

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Fitch once said “I always felt that I had a mission in life to deliver to ordinary people better places to shop”.

Amazon's UK website homepage

Amazon to open first physical store

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Amazon is to open its first physical store in Manhattan, New York, it has been reported.

Shops

Tattooists replacing travel agents on UK high street, research shows

Thu, 9 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

British high streets are becoming dominated by shops where the customer actually needs to be there in person, with tattooists driving out travel agents, according to new research.

Rockar Hyundai showroom

Dalziel and Pow creates digital-led “auto boutique” showroom for Rockar Hyundai

Mon, 6 Oct 2014 | By Emily Gosling

The launch comes after research shows that 93 per cent of car buyers conduct research online.


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