Foil is one of many installations on show at the Victoria and Albert (V&A) museum this month, part of this year’s London Design Festival (LDF). In association with Braun, the huge, rotating sculpture of metal panels aims to replicate the blades of an electric shaver, and creates an immersive experience around the gallery as it […]
Plumen has released a new version of its LED light bulb series. The 003 light bulb follows on from models 001 and 002, and features a gold element with a faceted surface pattern. The 003 launches this month, and will go on sale at Harrods from October, retailing at £150.
Purple Creative has designed the visual identity for a new range of whiskies called the Glenfiddich Experimental Series. The identities feature a mixture of portraits, tasting notes, hand-lettering, scientific equations and diagrams. Founding partner and creative director, Gary Westlake, says: “The identity represents a visual narrative of each experiment – graphically capturing the authentic journey […]
The Crown Estate and Oxford Properties have unveiled a £400m landmark development at St James’ market, London. Artist David Thorpe and design studios Studio Weave and Studio Swine have created installations as part of the redevelopment of the market. The market is located between Regent Street St James’s and Haymarket where Thorpe has designed a […]
Tom Dixon Design Research Studio (DRS) has designed the interiors for Alto, a new grill restaurant in Hong Kong. The restaurant is the studio’s first project in Asia, and has used the concept of the four elements – earth, air, fire and water – throughout. Fire is conveyed through the use of 230 gold mini […]
Illustrator Johanna Basford is set to release a new colouring book for adults which looks to immerse its users in the depths of the jungle. Magical Jungle follows on from Basford’s other nature-based colouring books, including Lost Ocean, Secret Garden and Enchanted Forest. Colourers will encounter speckled tree frogs, hummingbirds, tigers, monkeys and treetops in the book, […]
HCWD Studio has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a modular coat rack designed to make hanging clothes more efficient. Y-Rack is made from stainless steel and zinc alloy, and can be assembled and reassembled to suit different storage needs. The coat rack’s hanging pattern has branch-like hangers resembling a tree, which spread out in a […]
Jean Verville has created a trompe-l’œil style paving installation along Montréal’s Museum Avenue. Dance Floor is the winning project from the Montréal Museum of Fine Arts’ competition for the development of Museum Avenue. The 279m2 dancefloor-inspired installation comprises a black and gold mosaic made up of more than 5,000 footprints.
Consultancy Field Day has created the packaging for Hayman’s Gin, incorporating hand-drawn illustrations into the bottle design. Illustrations include that of the ingredients used in the gin, and key objects related to its history, such as the founder’s original copper pot and an old family gin bottle. Field Day also designed a website, brochure and bottle […]
Vince Frost has designed an art installation for a creative hub in Sydney, using an adaption of Danish typographer and designer Henrik Kubel’s font, India. The installation reflects the building’s history, according to Frost. When it was tenanted by Sheldon Leather Goods, a luxury women’s handbag company, in 1950, as a sign of good luck […]
Designer Jon Daniel has created a souvenir programme for the historic unveiling of a statue of Mary Seacole. Seacole was a Jamaican nurse who set up an area for wounded servicemen to recover during the Crimean War in the 19th century. The statue, which has been erected at St. Thomas’ Hospital in London’s Westminster, is […]
Gpstudio has designed the interiors for The Whisky Shop’s new store in Paris’ Place de la Madeleine. The consultancy has stripped back the interiors to highlight the space’s original features, such as the staircase. The shop also includes modern features, including a space hosted by Diageo on the upper floor dedicated to whisky brand Johnnie […]