UK designers have been slow to move into mainland China, but this looks set to change as a massive market is opening up. Clare Dowdy explores opportunities for those who
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We Brits like to think of ourselves as the masters of retail, magicking the best –meaning the most commercial – formats around the world. But you can find innovation in
More and more retailers are committed to reducing their carbon footprints, tackling the waste generated by point-of-sale activity as well as using environmentally friendly packaging. Matthew Valentine suggests that budgets
If you’re Chinese, you can afford a 1.5 million yuan (£100 000) cognac and a £165 000 truffle while lounging on the world’s most expensive bed. At least you can
On-line shopping will never be quite the sameas the tactile experience of going into a store,but some e-tailers are starting to address this issue.Scott Billings looks at some initiatives that
Fashion stores are in the vanguard of the trend to build awareness and relevancy through shop design. Lucy Johnston looks at how some forward-thinking retailers are using space to align
Most retailers survived a steady, but fragile Christmas on a mixture of good products, integrated communication and appropriate value propositions. But it’s been a bleak start to 2008. This continued
The retail sector is a major consumer of design services, as well as one of the most savvy. All parts of the market, from value to luxury, and across all
The redesigned London Evening Standard launches today, with the new design created by the in-house team in collaboration with typography and editorial design specialist Paul Barnes.
This year’s Tent London will feature new exhibition Tent Digital, which will showcase digitally enabled design in products, technology and the Web. Tent Digital will be hosted in
The Royal College of Art is collaborating with Yamaha to produce an exhibition of new musical instruments. The instruments – which ‘realign perception of what music-making and performance might
Creative & Cultural Skills is sending thousands of creative businesses a book about the effect of the recession on the creative sector.