New Labour’s message that high quality design can improve our lives seems to be getting through already. To London’s criminal fraternity, at least. Smash and grab raiders paid a visit to the Vitra Showroom in London’s Grosvenor Street in the early hours of 1 June, making off with a 3000 Eames Lounge Chair. Strangely, the matching sidestool was left behind. If you have been offered a cheap Eames chair in black leather with a cherry wood frame, or would like to sell one, do let us know.
The brand has been given a new look by Bulletproof, in a bid to make “luxury” chocolate more palatable for a contemporary audience.
Luke Powell and Jody Hudson-Powell have worked on the new identity system, which has been designed to help the museum attract a broader new audience.
The company’s new identity has been designed by Studio Sutherl&, the consultancy behind Royal Mail’s Agatha Christie stamps from 2016.
Hancock, an MP for the Department for Culture, Digital, Media and Sport, has pledged to prioritise the protection of intellectual property and original ideas.