Kracka has revisited its interiors work at Virgin Hotel’s London nightclub and restaurant venue, Kensington Roof Gardens. The group’s original design in 2001 involved adding a glass pavilion to the Grade II-listed site. The new brief was to make the space adaptable for other uses, such as conferencing. The ‘interplay’ with the roof gardens has been enhanced and screens introduced to create various ‘mini-areas’. The furniture emphasises ‘lounging’, with Love Bucket loungers, Hunter chaises longues and richly tactile wall claddings.
New research suggests that while businesses value the importance of design, they are less willing to involve creatives at board level. Looking at the benefits of creative decision-making, Mat
The Leeds-based restaurant has been given a new visual identity by Dutchscot, which plays on the theme of “togetherness” by combining traditional motifs from Yorkshire and Japan.
This week is national Refugee Week, a seven-day series of art, film, music and theatre events celebrating the contributions of refugees to the UK. We mark the
The publisher’s annual awards saw 2,100 design students submit book cover interpretations for Animal Farm, A Brief History of Time and Noughts & Crosses — a judging panel has whittled