Italian leather goods retailer Furla has appointed Hosker Moore & Kent to design a new showroom at its international headquarters in Bologna. The London group has previously developed a Furla retail concept and will be creating the two-floor area – opening in September – to launch each season’s designs.
Offthetopofmyhead’s founder and creative director says there’s no such thing as brand design and much of what the design industry says about brand is incomprehensible, pretentious and just plain daft.
The new store — conceived by design and architectural practice Gensler — has a gaming lounge, multi-purpose Community Theatre and a McLaren sports car on the ground floor.
From vegan vending machines to zero plastic takeaways, the food industry is finding inventive solutions to its plastic problem.