The design industry’s loss could be the fashion industry’s gain. Sarah Thomas, a 16-year- old A-level student of, among other things, design technology, has apparently quit her studies for life as a supermodel. She had been supplementing her pocket money with work for Marie Claire before making the leap to full-time modelling. ‘How could she abandon us?’ designers are crying. Quite. What could 6 500-a-day photo assignments possibly offer that couldn’t be matched by design studios in cheaper parts of north London?
A highlight of the retail concept is a “trial space” resembling a basketball court, which features the brand’s manifesto in Arabic.
As part of our series on design in 2019, Clotilde Passalacqua, interior design leader at Ikea UK and Ireland, looks at what will happen in interior design over the next
Amid a tough retail climate and increasing competition from online stores, we look at how bricks-and-mortar shops are finding new ways to entice customers.
Ann Crabtree, Alice Rawsthorn, David Droga and John Pawson are among the international speakers at this year’s Design Indaba festival, which takes place next month in South Africa.