Harrods describes its new escalator, due to be unveiled this May, as a “stairway to heaven”. Incorporating “immense stone columns, ornate bronzed balustrades, sphinx heads, polished granite floors and a ceiling depicting the night sky”, it has cost nearly 20m. All to take customers one step beyond the limits of good taste, judging from the description.
Illustrator and designer Ben Tallon looks at how rising tuition fees are deterring budding creative students, and asks whether short courses could be just as valuable.
The organisation’s ongoing Design in the Public Sector programme will focus on addressing lifestyle issues such as smoking through prevention methods as part of a 16-week course.
The campaign has been branded by Cog Design and set up by two arts organisations, and aims to help artists and designers travel for work after the UK leaves the
The commercial property brand has been given a new visual identity by Pollitt & Partners, centred around a stripped back cornerstone symbol.