Tilney Lumsden Shane aims to up the style count in Cheltenham with this design for Le Petit Blanc, Raymond Blanc’s second restaurant venture, which opened last week. ‘It’s a very affluent area with not much in the way of exciting eating, and very chain-led,’ says TLS associate Jon Wilson. ‘We needed a place where people could meet, and tried to create a clubby, metropolitan bar, of the city rather than the country,’ he adds. The group designed the restaurant’s interiors and most of the furniture, as well as the kitchen and external landscaping. The graphics and identity were carried over from Blanc’s Oxford restaurant.>
To mark the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s blockbuster science fiction film, Glazier Design has created a set of eight stamps that contain secret messages for fans.
Young designers should be taught to think critically rather than waste time learning how to time-manage and compile spreadsheets, says Miranda Bolter, design director at Superunion.
Kempinski, which was founded in Berlin in 1897, is Europe’s oldest five-star hotel group, and has been given a new visual identity by Paris-based studio Work in Progress.