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.
As we approach the most wonderful time of the year, we ask creative directors what gift someone should buy a designer for Christmas.
The digital design consultancy has appointed a new head, who will oversee its six global offices and lead on growing the business in size and helping it make more money.
Send us photos of your offices decorated for Christmas, and we’ll be publishing a selection of the best ones next week.
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