When Alliance & Leicester opened its new chain of retail outlets aimed at home improvers, designed by BDG McColl, it invited the great frock-coat-clad home improver himself, the BBC’s Home Front co-host Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, to cut the ribbon. Trying to contain their awe at coming face-to-face with the ‘interiors guru’ himself are, from left to right, BDG’s Sue Weldon, Jonathan Barker, Nicky Young, Simon Tyas, James White and Louise Branch.
The galleries in Great Missenden explore the life of the children’s author, who lived in the village – an inspiration for many stories – for 36 years.
The Nottinghamshire forest best known for its association with make-believe rogue and hero Robin Hood has had a revamp, with a new visitor centre, branding and wayfinding centred around environment
The Wild lets users design spaces and share their vision “in real time”, which the company claims can help bridge the gap between ideas and reality
McDermott & McGough’s piece is a functional, secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.