We can only hope that readers are more prompt when meeting deadlines set by clients than when meeting those set by Design Week. Desperate telephone enquiries received here left the nagging suspicion that many had not picked up a pen to complete the Top 100 Survey until the day it had to be handed in. Surely in the Nineties designers don’t respond to clients’ briefs like that? Then again…
Offthetopofmyhead’s founder and creative director says there’s no such thing as brand design and much of what the design industry says about brand is incomprehensible, pretentious and just plain daft.
The new store — conceived by design and architectural practice Gensler — has a gaming lounge, multi-purpose Community Theatre and a McLaren sports car on the ground floor.
From vegan vending machines to zero plastic takeaways, the food industry is finding inventive solutions to its plastic problem.